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Fort Gratiot Pond

A natural area complete with a pond and nature trails.
Ft. Gratiot Pond entrance
Ft. Gratiot Pond entrance

This is the only public pond in St. Clair County set up for radio control model boat sailing. Model boats can only be powered by wind or electric motors. Internal combustion engines are prohibited. The pond features a ADA accessible dock and a pavilion for model boat sailing.

 

The pavillion at Ft. Gratiot Pond
The pavillion at Ft. Gratiot Pond

Additional features of the park include a swing set, picnic pavilion and butterfly gardens.

The park also provides access to Kettlewell Pond. Kettlewell Pond can be used for fishing, canoing and kayaking. There is a paved bike path surrounding Kettlewell Pond that joins up with the Fort Gratiot Green Trail and the Bridge to Bay Trail. 

 

Address:
Parker Road between Carrigan and Keewadin Roads
Fort Gratiot, MI 48059
GPS Coordinates:
43.050952331151, -82.4714469909668
Hours:
Dawn to Dark
Contact:
Phone: 810-385-4489
Fax: 810-385-9010
 
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