Controlled Goose Hunt Notice

The City of Mount Vernon is accepting applications for participation in a controlled goose hunt at Ariel-Foundation Park.

The hunting date will be Wednesday, Oct. 27 (another date in November will be announced later).

Hunting hours will be 30 minutes before sunrise until 1 p.m.; the park will be closed during this time.

Applications are available at the City of Mount Vernon Parks Department, 1700 Old Delaware Road, Mount Vernon, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. We will only be accepting the first 16 applications.

Questions? Call the City of Mount Vernon Parks Department office at 740-393-9501.

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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