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Plan Your VisitCedar Point National Wildlife Refuge totals 2,445 acres of the historic Lake Erie marshes divided into three pools. The largest pool, almost 2,000 acres, is the largest contiguous marsh in Ohio's Lake Erie marshes.

Directions, Address & Contact Info

Cedar Point Refuge is located in Lucas County in northwest Ohio. To reach the Cedar Point Refuge fishing access, travel three miles east of Oregon, Ohio, or nine miles east of I-280, on State Route 2. Turn north on Yondota Road off of State Route 2. Travel two miles north from St. Rt. 2 on Yondota. The fishing access is at the end of an approximately 1/2-mile entrance road that turns to the left off of Yondota Road.

The refuge is managed by the Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge. Their address is 14000 West State Route 2, Oak Harbor, OH 43449. Phone is 419-898-0014, and e-mail is ottawa@fws.gov.

Points of Interest

The Cedar Point fishing access is open June 1 through August 31. There is a small parking lot off the Yondota Road entrance. The fishing area is west of the parking lot. Bank fishing is allowed along the south side of the pond. Birdwatching is permitted around the fishing area and can be very productive in early June. Special guided tours can be scheduled through the Ottawa Refuge visitor center.

Know Before You Go

Fishing in this location is done in a borrow pit (or ditch) from a high dike with very steep banks. Visitors should come prepared with drinking water and insect repellent.

Last Updated: Feb 26, 2013
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