Kelley Island Bikes
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Bikes on the Kelly's Island near Catawba Island, Ohio in between Toledo and Kelleys Island can be accessed via ferry boat, private boat, or airplane.Kelleys Island Ferry Boat Line is located in Marblehead and provides year round service, weather permitting. Jet Express departs from Sandusky and comes directly to the island. Kelleys Island Ferry Boat Line is Ferry ride is 20 - 25 minutes long. The Jet Express takes 20 minutes from Sandusky. The entire island measures more than four square miles and is the largest freshwater American island in Lake Erie.
Kelly's Island state park was established in 1956. The park makes up almost all of the northern third of Kelleys Island in Lake Erie. The park offers 6 miles of hiking, ruins of lime kilns and quarrying operations, a sand beach and a campground. The park cooperates with other agencies to manage the adjoining Glacial Grooves State Memorial, a set of rare glacial grooves, North Shore Alvar State Natural Area, a rare alvar habitat, and the North Pond Nature Preserve, a lake embayment usually separated from the lake by a sand bar.
Kelleys Island is located in the western basin of Lake Erie about four miles north of Marblehead and twelve miles from Sandusky. It is on the Ohio mainland. The entire island measures more than four square miles and is the largest American island in Lake Erie. A short drive from major cities makes Kelleys seem right next door, yet the Canadian Border lies only a few miles north of the island.
February 15th, 2011
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