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

Speaker Series: Rain Gardens

The Licking Park District is pleased to host a presentation by Lori Swihart and Master Gardener Volunteers Chris Powers, Donna Walters, Mary Washington, Emily Hart, Monique Pinkerton and Liz Burnett. A rain garden is a garden which takes advantage of rainfall and...

Speaker Series

The Licking Park District is pleased to announce that it will be offering a speaker series on a variety of subjects, beginning with ‘The Amish: Frozen in Time?’ on Sunday, March 20th. The presentation will be held at 4pm, at Founders Hall Auditorium on the...

Paint the Parks – February 25th, 2016

  A new way to enjoy the parks! Looking for a way to explore your creative side? Want a fun evening spent with fun people? Then this program may be for you! Paint the Parks programs will be held once a month. Come learn the basics of acrylic painting and our...

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...