Park seeks July 4 volunteers

July 4 volunteersWould your group or organization be interested in volunteering at Ariel-Foundation Park on July 4? Individuals are welcome to volunteer as well.

The park is seeking volunteers to assist with parking, information stations, and other general duties.

If you are interested or want to learn more about responsibilities, please contact the park Operations Director at [email protected].

Thank you for helping us make this a safe and enjoyable holiday in Knox County!


Park Info



 Ariel-Foundation Park, located in Mount Vernon, Ohio, is a 250-acre civic park that offers a one-of-a-kind experience for visitors of all ages.

Visiting Hours

Ariel-Foundation Park is officially open April 1 through November 15. Some areas of the park are accessible to pedestrians year-round. Daily hours of operation are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. There are no admissions or parking fees. The Rastin Observation Tower, park museum, picnic pavillions, trails and other park features are free and open to the public. The Rastin Observation Tower is open during winter months, as long as weather allows.

Contact Us

Foundation Park Conservancy
P.O. Box 644, Mount Vernon, OH 43050
[email protected]

Mount Vernon City Parks Department
1700 Old Delaware Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050
[email protected]

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