Welcome to the Licking Park District

Licking County's parks, bike paths & trails provide excellent enjoyment of outdoor activities and our nature areas. Individuals and families use them to participate in healthy recreation and educational programs, and to support local environment protection and conservation.

The 13 facilities and related programs, managed by Licking Park District, also enhance the cultural and economic quality of communities across Licking County.

  • More than 1600 acres
  • 25 miles of recreational trails
  • 24 miles of bike paths

Interactive Map

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Trail Status

Trail Status as of: 4/17/2015

Trails at Infirmary Mound Park are now open to horses and all other users.

However, Lobdell Reserve and Taft Reserve remain CLOSED to horses due to extremely wet and degraded conditions.

Conditions will be closely monitored and those trails reopened as soon as there is sufficient improvement in condition for safety and maintaining the integrity of the trails.

~Remember to -Call Before You Haul- to the Trail Hotline at 740.349.4823

or check our Facebook page or website at LickingParkDistrict.com before heading out for the trails at any of our park locations.

If you wish to receive email notifications of trail status changes, send us an email at lickingparkdistrict@Lcounty.com and we will add you to our trail status notification list!

Upcoming Events

Turn Your Screen Off Week 2015 Kick-Off Party at Infirmary Mound Park
Turn off those screens and tune into nature! We will have activities for the entire family including a rock climbing wall, disc golf course, cyclocross course, canoeing, kayaking, recycled crafts and outdoor skills clinics. Sponsored by Licking Park District, Granville Recreation District and Granville Kiwanis.

May 3, 2015 - 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Infirmary Mound Park
4309 Lancaster Rd
Granville, OH 43023


Curious Kids- The Works
Curious Kids is a wonderful program held every Tuesday at The Works. Each Tuesday brings a new art or science related theme for kids to explore. Participation in Curious Kids is included with museum admission.
During the school year (September - May), Curious Kids themes focus on pre-school age children (2-6 years). In the summer (June - August), children up to 12 years of age can enjoy awesome hands-on workshops hosted in partnership with businesses and organizations from all around central Ohio.

May 5, 2015 - 10:30AM- Licking Park District-- Licking Park District- Bird Beak Buffet
The size and shape of a bird’s beak enables it to eat certain kinds of foods. Children will learn about the special adaptations of bird beaks through activity stations.