9th Middle Bass Island Poker Kayak Day

Sat., August 10, 2024

12 - 4 p.m. 

To BENEFIT signage for the MBI preserves!

(part of Put-in-Bay Township Park District)

To HIGHLIGHT the coastal MBI preserves and the MBI State Park!

Cost is $20  pre-registration - $25 on site  –  BUT YOU CAN DONATE MORE TO BENEFIT THE PRESERVES!!

In case you’re feeling generous to fund whole or in part:  large entrance sign $1500; 17”x22” interpretive trail sign $200;

(donor name/s on signs included); recycled plastic bench including name/s info inscription & installation $2000. 

Start no later than 1:pm, depending upon your kayaking leisureliness!  (Well, there IS a finish time limit.)

Start: MBI State Park beach (W side of MBI State Park) – Sign In.  Get 1st poker card.

Stop #2: MBI State Park shore (E side of MBI State Park) by MBIYC – Get 2nd poker card + banana.

Stop #3: MBI East Point Preserve (S side of East Point) – Get 3rd poker card + granola bar.

Stop #4: MBI Swamp Cove at Kuehnle Wildlife Area – Get 4th poker card + sports drink for the long haul.

Stop #5: MBI State Park Campground – again!  Get 5th poker card + hot dog, chips, bottle of water.

(Direction and sequence of stops subject to change due to lake and weather conditions.)

Do feel free to get out and walk around at any of the stops!

Because of people’s different schedules and kayaking abilities, one need not be present to win!  (We’ll tell you!)

                                    1st prize:   round trip ferry boat tickets for 2 adults and 1 vehicle (for PIB or MBI)

                                    2nd prize:  gift card to Middle Bass General Store

                                    3rd prize:  bag of frozen shrimp from Costco

  1. Mark your calendar.
  2. Fill out registration form. (you will get map & kayak # at start)
  3. Sign “Waiver and Liability Release” form.
  4. Mail or hand registration form + signed release + check/money order payable to: “Put-in-Bay Township Park District” to: Tina M Larson, 1245 North Shore Drive, Middle Bass Island, Ohio 43446

Questions? Email:  tmlarson@umich.edu  (Sorry OSU & MSU fans...) or call:  248-320-4529