Hours and Info
April 1-September 30: 6:30am-10pm
October 1-March 31: 6:30am-8pm
Nature Center: 614-971-5211
Photo: Mike Heisey
Easy – Hike – Jog – Bike – Inline skate – Pets – Paved – ADA
Encircles the main activities area and connects to the 6.1-mile Heritage Trail.
Interactive Map: Multi-Use Trail
This is an open air shelter with two walls and is located at the north end of the park. It is immediately adjacent to the south edge of Homestead Lake. There are 16 (6′) fiberglass picnic tables inside of the pavilion. It has two fireplaces and wood is provided upon request. Full-view overhead garage doors can be pulled down to enclose the shelter (staff must open or close the doors). There are electrical outlets, overhead lighting, two large grills, a balcony overlooking the pond with a water fountain, and a playground nearby. The nearest restrooms are on the north side of the Barn Shelter, approximately 500’ southeast. Parking spaces are also used by general visitors and are not guaranteed. Available for all day and half-day reservations.
This is an open air shelter with one wall located in the center of the park. The closest restroom is next to the Park Office, approximately 350’ to the east. There are two (2-plug) electrical outlets, eight (6′) tables, one charcoal grill, fireplace (wood provided), dustpan and broom, nearby water fountain, and nearby shared basketball courts. Parking lot 3 is the closest, with a capacity of 36 and two handicap parking spaces. These spaces are also used by general visitors and are not guaranteed. Available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Visitors can fish on the 2.5-acre pond.
Multi-Use Loop Trail: 0.75 miles
Domesticated dogs and cats are also permitted in picnic areas, parking lots and on roadways. Pets shall be on a leash no longer than 6 feet.
In addition to reservable areas, there are numerous picnic areas with grills available on a first-come first-serve basis. Two of these picnic areas are covered, the gazebo by the lake and the rail platform in the south end of the park. There are six more picnic areas with tables and grills, and two additional areas with tables only.
The park features two play areas, plus basketball and sand volleyball courts.