Licking County Trails and Parks

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About us

675 Price Rd.

The Licking County Trail 2 Health  project is a service of the Licking County Health Department. This  project's goal is to improve the health and quality of life of our residents by increasing their use of bike and hiking trails. You can support this program and other wellness initiatives by donating to the Public Health Partnership of Licking County.

To add information or ask a question use our contact form, call (740) 349-6535, or mail information to 675 Price Road, Newark Ohio 43055.

Change Gears: Ride a bike

The sixth annual Change Gears bike event will be held June 6. Come enjoy a morning bike ride on the Licking County trails. You choose the distance! Everyone is invited to participate, including families and long-distance bikers. There is no cost to join in the fun!

Check-in will begin at 8 a.m. and staff will remain on-site until noon. There will be three check-in locations again this year. Primary check-in will occur at the Newark campus of Central Ohio Technical College and The Ohio State University-Newark (COTC/OSU-N), adjacent to the bike trail. Check-in will also be available in Johnstown, at the west end of the T.J. Evans Trail (at the end of Jersey Street) and at Marne United Methodist Church near Hanover.

Healthy snacks and helmets will be available at all locations, while supplies last. Youth are invited to practice their riding skills in the bike skills rodeo (COTC/OSU-N and Hanover locations only). Event registration will open at the beginning of May at

This year’s event is sponsored by the Health Department, Licking County Area Transportation Study (LCATS), CycLicking, Downtown Johnstown, Inc., Marne United Methodist Church, American Academy of Pediatrics –Ohio Chapter, Superduty Truck Parts and Driveline, and Bayer Material Science.

Pink Strides Trail Run

Pink StridesJoin Screening & Survivor Support (SASS) for Breast Cancer and We’re Active Licking County (WALC) to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Pink Strides - 5k Trail Run & Wellness Walk on the Sept. 19, 2015. Everyone is invited to participate in this walk and run throughout Infirmary Mound Park (4309 Lancaster Road/State Route 37) in Granville. See pictures from past events!

Support Your Trails


T. J. Evans Foundation

The maintenance and repair of our trails is required to assure their accessibility and enjoyment by everyone.

Much of the trail system has been made possible through the generosity of the T. J. Evans Foundation.

T.J. Evans Foundation, 25 E Walnut Street Newark, OH 43055-5406 | (740) 349-8276

Licking County Trails Alliance
Preserve, promote and maintain the recreational trails in Licking County . Donate

Licking County Park District
The Licking Park District maintains over 20 miles of hiking and horseback riding trails in addition to most of the T.J. Evans Recreational Trail.