Shade Acres Campground & Cottages

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Shade Acres is located North of Port Clinton on the quiet Catawba Island peninsula just minutes from the attractions. Furnished Cottages with A/C as low as $39, 3 Bedroom Rental House, Bunk Rooms with A/C and TV, Tent and RV sites as low as $15.95 include, water, electric, picnic table, fire ring, dump station, and Beautiful Shade Trees.


Phone: 419-797-4681

Other Phone: 800-954-0302

Fax: 419-797-0102

Latitude/Longitude: 41.538837 , -82.861877

Total Sites: 50

Camping Season: 4/1 thru 11/1


  • tenting
  • store
  • swimming pool
  • fishing
  • lp gas
  • modem connection
  • pullthrus
  • sewer hookups
  • laundry
  • other swimming
  • rentals
  • pets
  • cable tv
  • lodging
  • dump station
  • recreation hall
  • boating
  • group area
  • phone hookups
  • slideouts
  • wi-fi


From Detroit: Interstate 75 South to Interstate 80/90 (Ohio Turnpike). Turnpike east to State Route 53 north. From Cleveland: State Route 2 or Interstate 80/90 (Ohio Turnpike) west to State Route 53 north. From Columbus: US 23 north to State Route 53 north. From Cedar Point: Leave Cedar Point on the Causeway. Turn right at the first stop sign onto 1st Street, which becomes Monroe Street. Continue on Monroe to Tiffin Avenue / State Route 101 (just after Putnam Street). Turn left onto Tiffin Avenue / State Route 101, and go approximately 1.5 miles south to State Route 2. Take State Route 2 or Interstate 80/90 (Ohio Turnpike) west to State Route 53 north. To Shade Acres: From the intersection of State Route 2 and State Route 53 (Catawba Island exit off Route 2), travel north on State Route 53 through two stoplights and over causeway. Make an immediate left turn onto West Catawba Road. Take West Catawba Road to the first stop sign, then turn right. Shade Acres is located just about a mile from that turn and will be on your left (between Konker and Cemetery Roads).

Pet Policy

No Pets Allowed


Ice Pellets
Thursday 02/22/2018 90%
Ice Pellets
A mix of wintry precipitation this morning. Then mainly cloudy this afternoon. Temps nearly steady in the low to mid 30s. Winds NE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precip 90%. Snow and ice accumulations around one inch.
Friday 02/23/2018 80%
Cloudy with occasional rain...mainly in the morning. High 48F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
Chance of Rain
Saturday 02/24/2018 70%
Chance of Rain
Rain showers in the morning becoming a steady light rain in the afternoon. Thunder possible. High 41F. Winds ENE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 70%.
Partly Cloudy
Sunday 02/25/2018 10%
Partly Cloudy
Mostly sunny skies with gusty winds. High 48F. Winds WSW at 20 to 30 mph. Winds could occasionally gust over 40 mph.
Monday 02/26/2018 0%
Sunshine along with some cloudy intervals. High 46F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph.

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  • axg0301
  • Member Since: November 20, 2012
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Bad Experience


July 7, 2006

We rented cottages for the weekend. It was a horrendous experience. The cottages are filthy and smell of cigarette smoke. More like a cheap motel room you would rent for $20 a night in Atlantic City. Talked to the manager who could not move us. We ended up leaving the campground without spending a night there. The deposit/renatl amount is non-refundable. We lost our $160 deposit and ended up staying in an Econolodge. Do not be fooled by pictures on their website. The cottages and RV sites are too close for any kind of privacy. The area around the campground is filthy and unkept. Absolutely, do not rent anything there....

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