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.

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Check out the many outdoor recreation and education programs offered.

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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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2015 Volunteer of the Year

The Licking Park District was proud to present Joe Wilson of Johnstown the 2015 Volunteer of the Year Award at the Annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner, held this past Saturday, January 23, 2016, in Newark.  For the past three years, Joe has been committed to keeping... read more

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Often we rely on leaf shape to identify trees, but did you know winter can be a great time to go out and identify trees? Check out this short video where Forester Casey Burdick shares a few techniques to help you identify trees during the winter months!

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February is here and we have some fun programs coming up. One of which is our first "Paint the Parks" on Thursday, February 25th! Come learn the basics of acrylic painting, as our instructor guides you step by step through a painting inspired by our parks. Great for an evening out with friends!

Coffee or tea, tasty treats, and painting supplies will be provided. The class fee is $25 and registration is required. Space is limited, so be sure to register early. Paint the Parks will be offered once a month. To register, please visit our website calendar at lickingparkdistrict.com/event/paint-the-parks/. Be sure to check out our other upcoming programs as well.
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