Ashtabula Recreational Unlimited - A.R.U.

Located at the Ashtabula Harbor/River: Ashtabula, Ohio

1420 Great Lakes Avenue

Ashtabula, Ohio 44004

Phone: (440)992-9445

E-mail:Ashtabula Recreational Unlimited - A.R.U.

Season runs May 1 through November 1.

Distinctly Separate from the Bunch!


At the current high gas prices, along with wear and tear on your vehicle, why haul your boat and trailer? You can dry store your unit with us!

Seasonal, monthly and weekly rates available, which includes launch fees and a designated space assigned to you. Winter storage rates also available.


Why waste time and money traveling back and forth? Make it a one tank trip. Rent a campsite along with your dock or just campsite alone.

Sites now available; call now and reserve your space while we still have openings. Campsites are located in shaded, wooded area along with water, electric hook-up and portable dumping. For a friendly family atmosphere join us!


Available for family outings, company picnics, fishing tournaments, church functions, or just a family get-together. Plenty of parking, shady, well maintained picnic area and clean restrooms, all this for one reasonable rate. Call ahead for reservations. CONVENIENTLY LOCATED within 5 minutes walking distance to shopping plaza, family ethnic and seafood restaurants, lounges, and live entertainment. Clean, sandy beaches and historical Ashtabula Harbor.

15-minute drive to large shopping centers (for the ladies), wineries, farm markets. And for the golfer, several par 3 and 18 hole golf courses. Just a few miles from fun and exciting Geneva-on-the-Lake, one of Ohio's oldest tourist attractions.


5 minutes from Ashtabula Hospital, life flight, police, fire departments and U.S. Coast Guard in the harbor, prior to entering the lake.


U.S. Coast Guard Station...............964-9417

Ashtabula Police Department........998-2221

Ashtabula Sheriff Department.......576-0055

State Highway Patrol.....................969-1155

Ashtabula Hospital/Emergency......997-6600

Have a Safe and Happy

Boating and Camping Season

from all your friends at

Ashtabula Recreational Unlimited


Dock space available: Openings on a first come, first served basis. Call soon and reserve your berth. With our new expansion we are now able to accommodate 133 boats. All docks are floaters with extra wide walkways; also plenty of room between berths for easy docking. Overnight guests welcome. Berths can be reserved nightly or weekly when available.


For the best Walleye and Perch fishing on Lake Erie, call and reserve one of our fully licensed charter captains. All are experts on the latest trolling and planer board techniques. Go home with your coolers full of lunkers.


We offer six (6) launch ramps along with acres of parking , conveniently located adjacent to the launching area.

Ramps are open 24 hours a day, seven (7) days a week. Brightly lighted for early morning launches and late night returns. 24 hour channel 16 monitoring by the U.S. Coast Guard.

Ashtabula Recreational Unlimited is located...

from Cleveland: I-90 East to SR-45; North to Carpenter Road; right on Carpenter Road; follow to the intersection cross bridge; get in left lane; turn left to Ashtabula Recreational Unlimited.

from Erie: I-90 West to R-11; North on R-11; Get off Rt. 20 exit; West on Rt. 20; cross high level bridge; turn right at intersection by YMCA (Lake Avenue). Follow Lake Avenue past hospital. Ashtabula Recreational Unlimited is across from the Ashtabula Plaza. Turn right over the hill before the intersection.

or: Follow R-11 to the end; turn left on Rt. 531; go through the harbor to intersection of Carpenter Road and Lake Avenue; turn left across bridge; get in left lane, turn left to Ashtabula Recreational Unlimited.

from Youngstown: R-11 North to Rt. 20; same directions as above once you get to Rt. 20 or end of R-11.

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E-mail:Ashtabula Recreational Unlimited - A.R.U.

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