Hiking & Biking

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Celina-Coldwater Bike PathThis path is a 4.5 mile long, 10 foot wide path on an old railroad bed. The path is perfect for biking, walking or running between Celina and Coldwater.
East Bank PathThis 2 mile paved stretch is along the east bank of Grand Lake St. Marys and is great for biking, walking, running, skating and has a full view of the lake.
Dr. Elizabeth Yahl Kuffner Nature PreserveCounty Road 66A, just north of U.S. 33, St. Marys, OH 45885
This preserve covers nearly 16 acres of woodland with three trails for hiking and other nature activities. It was donated and named in honor of, Dr. Elizabeth Yahl Kuffner, one of the first female Doctors in Auglaize County. Dr. Kuffner was a practicing physician and surgeon from 1938 until her retirement in 1985. She also had impressive Army career, joining during WW2 and rising to the rank of Major following the Korean War. The nature preserve lies just north of St. Marys, along County Road 66A, just north of U.S. 33.
Franklin Township Greenway TrailThis 5 5 mile, continuous, non-motorized, paved walking trail is located on the south side of Grand Lake St Marys It not only meanders through a 100-acre wildlife preservation area with an observation desk overlooking two wetlands, but also traverses two covered bridges along the scenic route
Miami-Erie Canal PathYou can hike for miles along this historic trail. The trail is accessible at 158 High St., St. Marys, OH (parking available). A great place to walk and enjoy nature's beauty.
Prairie Creek Wetlands TrailThis .7 mile trail meanders through the Prairie Creek Wetlands where you can view abundant wildlife among the three ponds. This crush stone trail is adjacent to the Franklin Township Greenway Trail.
Route 703 Bike PathThis stretch on State Route 703 between Celina and St. Marys is for the experienced rider as the rider cycles along side sometimes heavy traffic. The path is approximately 9 miles long.
West Bank TrailThis 7,000 foot paved trail is accessible on the west bank of Grand Lake St. Marys south of the State Boat Docks on West Bank Rd., Celina, OH. This trail meanders along the lake and into a wooded area. The non-motorized trail is great for biking, walking and skating.

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