Mary Jane Thurston State Park - McClure, OH - Ohio State Parks

Welcome to Mary Jane Thurston State Park
Situated along the historic Maumee River, 105-acre Mary Jane Thurston State Park offers a variety of day-use and overnight activities. The Maumee is not only scenic, but also provides some of the best stream fishing in Ohio. Boaters have access to the river while history buffs may explore the remnants of the old canal.

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Amenities

Within Facility
Camping
38 sites total campsites
15 sites are designated for walk-in tent camping
23 electric sites (30 amp)
19 are regular sites with electric,
4 are premium sites with electric
Picnic tables and fire rings are provided at each site
Latrines and restrooms are located nearby
A dump station is located near the park office
Pet camping is permitted at all sites
Campers can enjoy Saturday night movies at the amphitheater
Playground equipment is available in the campground

Reserve a Day-Use Shelter
An enclosed day-use lodge was constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in 1936. This heated building is wheelchair accessible and can be reserved year-round for reunions and meetings for a nominal fee. Contact the park office for details.

Boating
A launch ramp provides access to the Maumee River. The park has a 96-slip marina. Slips are available for seasonal rental. Seasonal docks not rented are available for transient use. Contact the park office for more information.

Fishing
The Maumee River's northern pike, walleye, white bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, bullhead, sheepshead and crappie offer good sport. A valid Ohio fishing license is required.

Picnicking
Two picnic areas with picnic tables, grills, restrooms and water are located along the river shore. An enclosed day-use lodge was constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in 1936. This heated building is wheelchair accessible and can be reserved year-round for reunions and meetings for a nominal fee. Contact the park office for details.

Trails
Four hiking trails are found in the park:
Tow Path - Easy
Orange Trail - Easy
Blue Trail - Easy
Yellow Trail - Easy

Winter Recreation
Under the proper winter conditions, park guests can enjoy ice fishing, sledding, and cross-country skiing.

More to Do
Playground equipment is offered in day-use areas of the park
Kayaks, canoes, and paddle boards available for rent at the park office

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Location

Address
1466 OH-65
State/Province
Zip Code
Latitude
41.41
Longitude
-83.89
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