GRANVILLE, OHIO (November 22, 2022) New lighting has been installed at the Paws 2 Play Dog Park at Infirmary Mound Park (4351 Lancaster Road, Granville, OH 43023). These lights will turn on automatically at dusk and remain on until approximately 9 pm. Although the rest of the park closes at dusk, dog park users are allowed to remain at the dog park until the lights go out.
GRANVILLE, OHIO (October 19, 2022) The Licking Park District is pleased to announce the opening of a newly paved path at Infirmary Mound Park, located at 4351 Lancaster Road, Granville, OH. The six-foot wide path is .42 miles in length and surrounds Mirror Lake. Since its completion, the path has been used daily by people of all ages for walking and jogging.
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The Licking Park District is proposing a large Nature Playscape at Infirmary Mound Park to be installed in phases over the next few years. Imagine standing at Shelter 5 and looking out onto a beautiful landscape that invites children and adults to explore. Rocks, logs, stumps, and hills beg for climbing and rolling. Slides built into the hill ask for a fast descent. Ropes structures among the trees allow the pretense of an alter ego, be it an explorer or a trapeze artist. A slow moving intermittent stream invites creeking and a search for critters, while a zipline hints at the thrill of danger (in a safe way. A willow hut allows for secret meetings. Prairie paths of native flowers invite pollinators to visit and encourage kids to become naturalists, while benches allow parents to relax under large inviting trees. The overall layout, referencing the Alligator Mound, and other playscape features will celebrate Licking County’s unique cultural history. That is the vision of a natural playscape at Infirmary Mound Park.
GRANVILLE, OHIO (March 12, 2021) The Adopt-A-Trail program was developed by the Licking Park District to promote environmental stewardship by bringing community members and organizations together to protect and maintain the natural beauty of our trails and parks.
Dreaming of Wildflowers, Licking Park District Partners with US Fish and Wildlife Service on a 32-acre Prairie Habitat Improvement Project at Infirmary Mound Park
GRANVILLE, OHIO (April 24, 2020) Visitors to Infirmary Mound Park (IMP) may wonder why the fields east of Rt. 37 have been cleared. These areas will be the location of a prairie habitat improvement project resulting from a partnership between the Licking Park District (LPD) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program (USFWS-PFW). The roughly 32 acres of new grassland will provide critical habitat for pollinators, migratory grassland nesting birds, and other local wildlife species. Additionally it will provide accessible learning opportunities for park programming and a beautiful landscape to relax in for the many visitors who use the trails.