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Love this little park

Best park in town. It's not huddled in between housing. It's always been clean from my years of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
via mobile
Nice park in small city

This is a nice park to visit, do some activities, hike to an amazing view, walk you dog, or just... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Teresa C
Columbus, Ohio
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203 E Fair Ave, Lancaster, OH 43130-2679
+1 740-687-6651
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All reviews tennis courts shelter houses great playground small lake walk up an amazing view great hike kids play walking trails whole family nice walk lovely pond worth the effort thanksgiving morning great place to picnic playground equipment plenty of picnic areas
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Best park in town. It's not huddled in between housing. It's always been clean from my years of visiting there that I've witnessed. Lots of space for activities, three shelter houses, clean bathrooms with toilet paper, lots of parking, good sized play ground, tennis courts,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice park to visit, do some activities, hike to an amazing view, walk you dog, or just have a quiet moment. Well taken care of and easy to get to near the fairgrounds.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Teresa C
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Take a hike up the mountain and get a birds eye view of one of Ohio’s Tree city USA. Great playground and catch and release fishing in the pond.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Betsy L
Reviewed 31 October 2018

My wife and I grew up in Lancaster; has been awhile since we drove through Rising Park but did drive by it during Fair week (it was packed with parked cars at that time). Many fond memories of that nice park, from summer times to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dan S
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

We host our family reunion at this park in the shelter house every year. It's always clean and they always have our name posted in the appropriate spot. There are two spots for shelter houses. One has walls and doors and is located near the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JamiM71
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Me and the old lady bring the kids here every once in a while to play on the playground. Nice looking tennis courts and a pond as well as a mountain to walk up.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 391ronb
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Wonderful place to visit. Great playground for little kids tennis courts and hiking. There are also ponds if you’d like to take the kids fishing. There are plenty of picnic areas to enjoy a whole day.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank X6650IGjohnv
Reviewed 28 August 2018

A beautiful municipal park with a great playground, lake and six perfect tennis courts. A strenuous walk up Mt. Pleasant won’t disappoint as the views of Lancaster and the surrounding area is breathtaking. on a clear day you can see the top of the Columbus...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank marilyns211
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This is a fun free place to spend with your family Shelter houses you can reserve, fishing, playground,walking trails, tennis courts you need to reserve tennis courts. A great place to sit and just relax or get some exercise for the whole family!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Patty B
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Scenic view after a lovely hike up the mountain! Great playground for kids. Super well maintained. It has shelters for group picnics, a pond, ducks, fishing, tennis courts and wide field for races or frisbee! Such a lovely park!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Makala K
28 June 2018|
Response from TonyaByrd | Reviewed this property |
I bring my two children with me so we stop to look at every bug and listen to each bird along the way so I can't tell you for sure. I can tell you it is not a long walk at all and it is worth the walk.
rosana b
8 March 2018|
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Response from rosana b | Reviewed this property |
There is hiking trails. And play ground for kids picnic tables 2 small pond. To fish and feed ducks and also has tennis court and a ball field