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Park & Trail Alerts

Rain, wind and flooding can temporarily close sections of trails and sometimes Canal Park. Visitors are encouraged to check for updates before their visit and to follow all posted trail and parking area closing signs. For safety reasons, trails are closed to all users while trail crews are using equipment to complete repairs and maintenance. The following list reflects the most up to date trail closings and construction projects as of  September 2020.

 

Pickaway Trail

Status Alert – Open

The Pickaway Trail from Canal road to S.R. 104 has been reopened as of the 14th of September. The trail is Currently not open from S.R. 104 to Sisk Road due to the trail not having a bridge connection at Lick Run.

 

Canal Park

Status Alert – Open

 

Metzger Preserve

Status Alert – Open

 

Roundtown Trail

Status Alert – Open

The Roundtown Trail is due to be resealed this fall. Please expect to see that this trail will be closed for 2-4 days in the comming weeks. See the most up to date closure by following us on social media @pickawayparks.

Covid- 19 Updates

Per the order issued by the State Health Director Friday, July 9th, 2020, Pickaway County is designated as a Level 3 Red alert on the health advisory system. Please see document below for details.
Please follow all guidelines when vising our Parks and trails by wearing your mask when you can not keep 6 ft of distance between you and others.

Office Updates:

5/5/2020

Office open, but call in advance for appointment. Staff working at home and/or in field regularly. Please wear a mask when coming to office.

***CHANGES FOR July 28th BOARD MEETING***

 

Due to recent restrictions on public gatherings the Pickaway County Park Board of Commissioners will NOT meet at our regular location for board meetings. We will be moving all furture meetings to Canal Park until further notice. For more information please email ahartzler@pickawaycountyohio.gov

 

PARK CLOSURES:

Update (9/25/2020) : Shelter Houses at all our parks are open but not for group gatherings greater than 50. Please follow all CDC guidelines. To reserve a shelter please contact [email protected] or the Park Office-at 740-420-5451.

Update (6/2/2020) : Shelter Houses at all our parks are open but not for group gatherings greater than 10. Please follow all CDC guidelines. To reserve a shelter please contact [email protected] or the Park Office-at 740-420-5451.

Update ( April 29th 2020) : Logan Elm State Memorial Park is scheduled to reopen as of May 15th. All picnic tables and the shelter house will remain closed.We ask that you please follow all CDC guidelines for hand-washing and social distancing while visiting our facilities!

RESCHEDULED:

Due to the recent CDC recommendations for large group gatherings The Park District, RPHF Solid Waste District and Pickaway Soil and Water Conservation District has decided to reschedule the Composting workshop originally scheduled for the 27th of April to the 3rd of August. This workshop will be same location and same time.

PROGRAMS CANCELLED:

Update (6/2/2020) : All programs for the remainder of the year are by reservation only. Please contact [email protected] to reserve your spot.

Update (April 29th 2020) : All May Programs are now Cancelled. Several of these programs have been made virtual and can be found at on our YouTube Channel.Thank you for your understanding and patience.