Licking Park District - Your Adventure Starts Here!

Trails at Infirmary Mound Park, Lobdell Reserve, Taft Reserve and Ohio Canal Greenway are open to horses and all other users.

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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We have open shelters and the James Bradley Senior Center ready for your next reunion, meeting or event.

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Thanks to the efforts of these groups today who made a difference in our waterways. We appreciate you willing to get dirty to help keep our water clean. ... See MoreSee Less

A great effort to clean up a neglected stretch of the Licking River. Thanks Gahanna YM/YW and Boy Scout Troop 9!

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Hebron Mayor Mike McFarland presents a proclamation at the River Round Up Preview. Bob Williams, Director of Licking Park District and Denise Brooks from Licking County Soil & Water Conservation District prepare for the float portion of the Licking River Round Up. There's plenty to clean up in the river, so sign up to participate in the round up on September 10. Register yourself or your group at
For more information, visit the Licking County Soil and Water Conservation District website at
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Citizen Science Series: Stream Team Training
When: August 31 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Licking Park District’s Riverview Preserve
375 Ohio Street, Newark, Ohio 43055
Licking County Soil and Water Conservation District will offer volunteer Stream Team training. Stream Team volunteers monitor a stream to help increase public awareness about water quality issues. After training, volunteers will be able to monitor the physical, biological, and chemical characteristics of a local stream and submit data to the District!
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Licking Park District Main Office