fitness onlineFoundation Park Conservancy is proud to offer a variety of FREE physical fitness activities at the park this summer, including Tai Chi, yoga, Krav Maga, crossfit, THRIVE Kids, and HIIT. All will be held in the Schnormeier Event Center and are sponsored by Kahrl & Co. Insurance, the Knox County Health Department, Ohio Eastern Star Home and the Public Library of Mount Vernon & 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
307 Wooster Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050
[email protected]

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