Auglaize County Parks & Nature Preserves

The following list of parks and preserves includes those managed by federal, state, county, and non-governmental agencies (such as the National Audubon Society, the Nature Conservancy, various historical societies, etc.).

We have tried to collect information on the activities and facilities available at various parks, but things may change without us knowing about it. So please double-check the information at the official site (click on the park’s name to go there).



Deep Cut Park (County Park)
  • Location: See above link for driving directions and maps.
  • Bridle trails
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Under construction – see web site for status
Grand Lake St Marys (State Park)
  • 834 Edgewater Drive, St. Marys, OH 45885
  • Park size: Lake: 13,500 acres
  • Dog friendly (Not on swimming beaches)
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
  • Hunting when in season with license. Please visit park web site for details.
  • Camp sites
  • Cross country ski trails
  • Restrooms
  • Boating, swimming (4 beaches). World’s largest man–made resevoir. Dog park, snowmobiling, nature center.
  • Campground Map
  • Park Map for Grand Lake St Marys
Lake Loramie (State Park)
  • 4401 Ft. Loramie Swanders Road, Minster, Ohio 45865–9311
  • Park size: 407 acres
  • Total trail length: 8 miles
  • Dog friendly (Not on beach)
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
  • Hunting when in season with license. Please visit park web site for details.
  • Good site for bird watching
  • Camp sites
  • Cross country ski trails
  • Restrooms
  • Camping (WiFi), boating, swimming (600 ft beach), snowmobiling, sledding
  • Campground Map
  • Park Map for Lake Loramie
Lock 14 Park (County Park)
  • Location: Directions: 3 miles north of St. Marys on State Route 66, Turn west onto Lock 14 Road, continue one-half mile, turn left at the stop sign onto Schillinger Rd. Lock 14 parking will be on the right.
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
Miami and Erie Canal Towpath Trail (County Park)
  • Location: Starts at Lock 14 Park
  • Total trail length: 22 miles
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Converted towpath (gravel) for hiking
St. Mary’s Fish Hatchery (State Fish Hatchery)
  • Location: Take SR 703 west out of the town of St. Marys and then take a left on SR 364 for 1.5 miles; then go left on Feeder Rd. and the hatchery is 300 feet on the left.
  • Park size: 160 acres
  • Archery range
  • Open to public M–F 8 AM – 3 PM


Last Update: 2016-04-26 20:25:48

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