Grand Lake Saint Marys Trails

Grand Lake Saint Marys State Park
Saint Marys, Ohio 45885
Grand Lake Saint Marys State Park webpage
Grand Lake Saint Marys State Park map
Grand Lake Saint Marys Trail Guide brochure

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Please note that the Auglaize-Mercer county line runs through Grand Lake Saint Marys. (See the map for the location of the county line.) eBird hotspots are organized by county. If you carefully keep your bird records by county, be sure to use the specific hotspots on this lake so that the birds will be assigned to the proper county. The general hotspot for Grand Lake Saint Marys State Park is in Auglaize County.

Auglaize County

Grand Lake Saint Marys SP
Coordinates: 40.5437043, -84.4294424
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Grand Lake Saint Marys SP–East Bank Picnic Area
Coordinates: 40.5314803, -84.4189775
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Grand Lake Saint Marys SP–Entrance and Campground
Coordinates: 40.5479829, -84.4369698
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Grand Lake Saint Marys SP–Harmons Landing
Coordinates: 40.5136896, -84.4438474
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Mercer County

Grand Lake Saint Marys SP–Anderson Rd. Picnic Area
Coordinates: 40.5454347, -84.4638982
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Grand Lake Saint Marys SP–Coldwater Creek
Coordinates: 40.5163277, -84.576906
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Grand Lake Saint Marys SP–Lake Shore Dr.
Coordinates: 40.544359, -84.5690766
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Grand Lake Saint Marys SP–Montezuma Boat Ramp
Coordinates: 40.4920094, -84.5496252
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Grand Lake Saint Marys SP–Spillway
Coordinates: 40.5343017, -84.5736015
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Grand Lake Saint Marys SP–West Bank Picnic Area
Coordinates: 40.5200957, -84.5755434
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Grand Lake Saint Marys SP–West Bank Rd. Breakwall
Coordinates: 40.541894, -84.5716373
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Grand Lake Saint Marys SP–Windy Point
Coordinates: 40.5094026, -84.5404172
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Ohio Birding Day Hikes

Grand Lake Saint Marys Trails
Three trails are within the park. Visitors may also hike down to the canal feeder junction to connect to the Miami Erie Trail, Buckeye Trail, and North Country Scenic Trail near the historic Miami and Erie Canal.

Auglaize County

West Bank Multi Use Trail – 1.2 miles
This paved scenic trail is accessible on the west bank of Grand Lake St. Marys south of the State Boat Docks on West Bank Rd., or Lake Shore Park in Celina. This beautiful trail meanders along the lake and into a wooded area. The non-motorized trail is great for biking, walking and skating.

Mercer County

East Bank Multi Use Trail – 1.4 miles
This 2 mile paved stretch is situated along the east bank of Grand Lake St. Marys and can be accessed on Parkway Drive off of SR 364. It has a full view of the lake and winds its way through Grand Lake St. Marys State Park. It is great for biking, walking, running, skating.

Red Wing Trail – .65 mile (campground)

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.