Outdoor Fun

aerial view of water, wooded areas, and trails at Quarry Park

Quarry Park

1202 Hillman Ford Road, Marion, OH 43302

Explore the scenic beauty of Marion County Ohio at Marion’s Quarry Park. Quarry Park has 83 beautiful acres that includes 23 acres of water offering some of the best fishing in the county. The Park boasts rock cliff faces, wildlife…

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A crowd in the street of downtown Marion, Ohio enjoying live music during a Third Thursday event.

Third Thursdays

164 South Main Street, Marion, OH 43302

Sponsored by McDaniel Automotive, this street fair takes place the third Thursday of each month, May-September. The city is taking it to the streets with live music, food trucks and local eateries/drinkeries, a kid’s zone, and a variety of vendors.…

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Marion is home to many parks, which invite families to spend time outdoors. The most recently built, fully accessible park is located along McKinley Drive near OhioHealth Marion General Hospital. Did you know that less than half of Ohio’s 88…


Marion Tallgrass Trail

2093 Holland Road West, Marion

Enjoy cycling, running or walking on this trail that courses through a tallgrass prairie area. Recently completed, the now 12-mile trail touches the Hardin County line and features handicapped access to a fitness trail for all ages.

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Kaufman Skate Park

879 North Prospect Street, Marion

The 100′ X 100′ skate pad was brand new in the fall of 2012. The ARC skate equipment is Pro Series MX, an all steel system that includes a half pipe, a fun-box, ramps, wedges and more to make for…

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