Licking Park District in Licking County - Your Adventure Starts Here!

Trails at Infirmary Mound Park, Lobdell Reserve and Taft Reserve North and South are CLOSED to HORSES. **Bike Path Users: Use caution on bike path 1/2 mi. west of Reddington/Cherry Valley parking lot due to erosion area.

The Mission of the Licking Park District is to acquire, manage, preserve, and conserve natural areas within Licking County, while protecting wildlife and local history in a manner that enriches our communities and provides access to diverse parks, educational opportunities and health and wellness activities.

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Harvest Moon Rendezvous & Festival

Harvest Moon Rendezvous October 12 @ 9:00 AM – October 14 @ 5:00 PM Bring your family to experience what life was like and see actors in period dress from the 1840s. Featured will be sutlers, craftsmen, shooters, buckskinners and other re-enactors. Wander through the... read more

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Here's the star of tonight, hopefully! We will be looking for signs of American Woodcock at Taft Reserve on our night hike tonight. The hike will be shorter, with a 15 to 20 minute observation period to listen for these wonderful birds and their spectacular courtship display. Taft Reserve-South at 7:30PM. Ages 5+ www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Owj52XhoxIThe Music of Nature proudly presents "American Woodcock," a video portrait of an American Woodcock giving it's nasal "peent" calls at dusk. Notice the subtle... ... See MoreSee Less

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Yesterday we had a wonderful bat program! @ohionatureeducation started us off with a bat quiz. Did YOU know some of our backyard bats can eat 600 mosquitoes an hour? These are neighbors you want to have! We met bats and some of their natural predators and finished by making small bat houses.
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We had a great time on our eagle walk today and had a wonderful crowd. Being chilly, the incubating eagle was a bit hunkered down, but we saw the top of its head and its mate perched on a neighboring tree! In April they may be a bit more visible. ... See MoreSee Less

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