Grand Lake Saint Marys SP--East Bank Picnic Area

About this Location

The East Bank Picnic Area has a jetty that affords views of the lake.

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.

Notable Trails

East Bank Multi-Use Trail – 1.4 miles
This 2-mile paved stretch is situated along the east bank of Grand Lake Saint Marys and can be accessed on Parkway Drive off of OH-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, and skating.

Accessible parking and trails.

Content from Grand Lake Saint Marys State Park webpage