Grand Lake Saint Marys SP--Spillway

Tips for Birding

The spillway empties into Beaver Creek. There is parking on the west side of Bank Road opposite the spillway. This vantage point provides views of birds on Grand Lake Saint Marys.

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.

Content from Grand Lake Saint Marys State Park webpage