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

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Trail Status

Trail Status as of: 11/26/2014

Trails at Infirmary Mound Park, Taft Reserve and Lobdell Reserve are currently open to all users.

Remember ~~Call Before You Haul~~ or check Facebook (Licking Park District), the trail hotline (740.349.4823) or the website (lickingparkdistrict.com), before heading out for the trails at any of the park locations.

Upcoming Events

Horseback Riding at Taft South
When: Saturday, Nov 29
Where: Taft Reserve-South
10383 Fairview Rd, Heath, OH 43056

Come explore over 4 miles of trails in the southern portion of Taft Reserve with your horse! These special ride dates will occur monthly on the last Saturday of the month until winter, weather permitting.

Trailer parking will be available in the regular north lot on Flint Ridge Rd and also at the south entrance on Fairview Rd in the field east of the Kraner Nature Center. The Fairview Rd access will open at 8:30am. Questions: call 740.587.2535.

Remember to check Facebook (Licking Park District), the trail hotline (740.349.4823) or the website (lickingparkdistrict.com), before heading out for the trails at any of the park locations.
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Full Moon Gathering
When: Saturday, Dec 6 at 6:30pm
Where: Arena area at Infirmary Mound Park (follow the signs in park) 4309 Lancaster Rd (SR 37), Granville, Oh 43023

Join us as we gather by the light of the Full Cold Moon this December. There will be a guided hike and a guided horseback ride. You must bring your own horse; minimum rider age is 9 years. Helmet required for riders under 18 and recommended for all.

The horseback ride will head out at 6:30pm sharp! So arrive in plenty of time to tack up and be ready to ride out at 6:30pm.

Afterwards we will have a bonfire and roast hot dogs. Come on out and warm up by the fire with us.


Remember to check Facebook (Licking Park District), the trail hotline (740.349.4823) or the website (lickingparkdistrict.com), before heading out for the trails at any of the park locations.