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Steady progress is being made on the wildflower/pollinator gardens on the west side of Ariel-Foundation Park. If the weather cooperates, discing is happening this week to prepare the soil for the winter.
What began as a discussion after a rained-out wedding in Ariel-Foundation Park's Schnormeier Event Center in the fall of 2016 is finally becoming a reality. It's been a long process, but the installation of large overhead doors on the event center will be completed sometime in June.
The Foundation Park Conservancy is excited to announce the hire of two new staff members at Ariel-Foundation Park. Mark Fritz will serve as operations director, and Jody Holland has been brought on board as the park's nature programs coordinator.
New Sunset Swings Present Opportunity to Honor Loved One
Foundation Park Conservancy is excited to announce the addition of sunset swings to the park this spring. Most of the swings, which were designed, crafted and installed by Custom Cutters of Mount Vernon, will be located around the central lake in The Lakes area of the park.
To reserve a venue or picnic pavilion, click here or call 740-501-9293.
Vision Statement • Ariel-Foundation Park will be a world class example of adaptive reuse that honors its industrial heritage and is the focal point for recreation, entertainment, and social interaction in Knox County. Mission Statement • The mission of Foundation Park Conservancy is to lead and support the economic stability, preservation, development, programming, and promotion of Ariel-Foundation Park in collaboration with the City of Mount Vernon.
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.
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.
Foundation Park Conservancy P.O. Box 644, Mount Vernon, OH 43050 [email protected] 740-501-9293
Mount Vernon City Parks Department 307 Wooster Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050 [email protected] 740-393-9577