Grand Lake Saint Marys State Park–West Bank Picnic Area
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There is parking in several lots along Band Road for this picnic area and a trail along the shore of Grand Lake Saint Marys. There are views of birds on the lake, and the picnic area attracts a variety of woodland birds.
About Grand Lake Saint Marys State Park
Grand Lake Saint Marys lies along one of the country’s major migration routes. Waterbirds using the lake as a resting stop include Canada geese, ducks, grebes, swans, egrets, loons, herons, cormorants, and ospreys. Many ducks, geese, and heron also nest here. Bald eagles, magnificent birds long absent from the area, have again nested on the southwest corner of the lake at the wildlife refuge. Other animals of the park include fox squirrel, mink, raccoon, beaver, coyote, white-tailed deer and many others.
From Grand Lake Saint Marys State Park webpage
Restrooms and handicap accessible facilities at locations identified on Grand Lake Saint Marys State Park map.