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.

The 13 facilities and related programs, managed by Licking Park District, also enhance the cultural and economic quality of communities across Licking County.

  • More than 1600 acres
  • 25 miles of recreational trails
  • 24 miles of bike paths

Interactive Map

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Trail Status

Trail Status as of: 4/18/2014

Trails at Infirmary Mound Park are now open to horses and all other users.

However, Lobdell Reserve and Taft Reserve remain CLOSED to horses due to wet conditions.

Conditions will be closely monitored and those trails reopened as soon as there is sufficient improvement in condition for safety and maintaining the integrity of the 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.

If you wish to receive email notifications of trail status changes, send us an email at lickingparkdistrict@Lcounty.com and we will add you to our new trail status notification list!

Have a wonderful weekend!

Upcoming Events

Saturday Amphibian Hike
When: Saturday, April 19, 6:30pm-8pm
Where: Lobdell Reserve, Disc Golf Parking Lot, Battee Rd, Alexandria, OH 43001
Spring has sprung and the nights are beginning to come alive with wildlife! Who is that you hear calling? Come learn about some of our local spring vocalists with a hike through Lobdell Reserve. Please dress appropriately for weather and terrain - we will be off trail during this outing! Please call the office at 740.587.2535 with any questions.

Saturday Morning Hike
When: Saturday, April 26, 9am
Where: Lobdell Reserve, 3100 Mounts Rd, Alexandria, OH 43001
Come join us for a hike at Lobdell Reserve! Hike will be led by a staff member and last about an hour depending on trail conditions. Please dress appropriately for weather and terrain.
Please call the office at 740.587.2535 with any questions.