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: 5/16/2015

Bike Trail Sign Installation:
For the next several days, workers will be doing sign installation on the Panhandle Trail east of Newark and the TJ Evans bike trail between Granville and Johnstown. The bike trail will remain open, but you may encounter workers directing user traffic, work trucks and other vehicles on the bike trail.
For your safety, please observe all signage and directions from workers on the trail. Thank you for your cooperation and patience.

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

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 trail status notification list!

Upcoming Events

Opening Day for the Fritz Drumm Field of Dreams is set for this Saturday, May 16.
Fun family activities include softball, baseball and soccer games, corn hole tournament, bounce house and football toss!
The fun starts at 10AM with the riboon cutting taking place at 12PM. We hope to see you out this weekend!