Trail Hotline (740)349-4823 ~Call Before You Haul~

Licking Park District Trail Status:

Trails at Infirmary Mound Park, Lobdell Reserve and Taft Reserve are open to horses and all other users at this time.

Upcoming TAFT RESERVE Partial Trail Closure:
… All trails south of Marker #9 will closed to ALL USERS on Monday June 21 and Tuesday June 22 for maintenance work.

Details: On Monday June 21 and Tuesday June 22 there will be a partial trail closure at Taft Reserve. Trails south of Marker #9 will be closed to ALL USERS for trail maintenance – side-vegetation removal with forestry mulching equipment. There will be signage on the trail to indicate where closure begins.

This project is weather dependent and the schedule is subject to change if weather becomes an issue.
***For your safety, please observe all trail closure signs and instructions from work crews and Do Not cross into closed areas.

Upcoming LOBDELL RESERVE Partial Trail Closure:
… at Lobdell Reserve June 26 & 27
(disc golf side will be closed to horses)

Details: On Saturday June 26 and Sunday June 27 there will be a partial trail closure at Lobdell Reserve. Trails on the Disc Golf side of Lobdell will be CLOSED TO HORSES due to a two-day disc golf tournament.
These trails will re-open to horses on Monday June 28 at 7:30am.

TJ EVANS BIKE TRAIL PAVING PROJECT CONTINUES: On Wednesday June 9, a paving project started on the TJ Evans Bike Trail.

Details: There are three sections of the trail to be paved and the project will involve intermittent closures as the crew moves from section to section.

Work will commence on a small portion just west of Granville along Raccoon Valley Rd, then move to a portion from Granville corporation limit (near the cemetery) to W. Main St in Newark. The final portion will be from the Historic Iron Bridge near Thornwood Crossing at Cherry Valley Rd to the Reese Bridge over State Route 16.

PANHANDLE TRAIL ASPHALT SEALING PROJECT: Project continues between Dayton Rd and Felumlee Rd.

Upcoming BUCKEYE SCENIC TRAIL Partial Trail Closure:
On July 5, a bridge deck replacement project begins on the Buckeye Scenic Trail south of Irving Wick Dr in Heath. The bridge work will be a full deck replacement and the trail will be closed at that point. The project and closure is expected to be less than 30 days. Updates will be posted closer to commencement of the project.

These bike trail projects are weather dependent and the schedules are subject to change if weather becomes an issue.

***For your safety, please observe all trail closure signs and instructions from work crews and Do Not cross into closed areas.

Thank you for your patience and cooperation as we work to improve your bike 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.

Questions? Contact us at 740.587.2535 or by email at: Info@LickingParkDistrict.com

Licking Park District COVID-19 Notice
In response to the public health situation with COVID-19, the Licking Park District continues to follow guidance from the state and local Health Departments as we providing limited, in-person programming and virtual programming. Our parks and trails continue to be open for public use. Our office is now open to the public.

We urge visitors to follow the latest directives from public health officials regarding masks and physical/social distancing.

For inquiries or to report trees down and other issues, please call 740-587-2535, or email us at info@LickingParkDistrict.com

Thank you for your patience and be well!

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