Local News in Licking County | Licking Park District

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

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...

Taft North Parking Lot Closed for Repairs

The parking lot at Taft Reserve – North (off of Flint Ridge Rd) will be closed to the public on Wednesday, Dec 2nd through Friday, Dec 4th, for a driveway widening project.  We are widening the 2 entrances to accommodate vehicles with larger trailers, as well as...