Outdoor Fun

Parks

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…

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King’s Mill Covered Bridge

3899 Whetstone River Rd S, Marion, OH

Spanning the Olentangy River in southeast Marion County, Marion’s covered bridge design contains a mix of features making it a unique structure. Used as a beautiful backdrop for memory-making photos of all sorts, the King’s Mill Covered Bridge is a…

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Lincoln Park Aquatic Center

Lincoln Park Family Aquatic Center

879 North Prospect Street, Marion

The aquatic center, which opened in 2012, features zero-entry wading, a swimming pool, dump bucket fun, dual racing tubes, a wide family slide and lazy river. Soak up the sun all summer long. Call for current pricing.

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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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Eco Center

1757 County Road 59, Caledonia

A place to learn, explore and make memories is the mission of the Eco Center. This safe, fun outdoor facility is truly a hands-on, experiential opportunity where you will find the kids going from one activity to another. A learning…

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