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Welcome to the Clark County Park District

Your Crossroads to Natural Beauty and Historical Preservation

Info on the Leave No Trace Hot Spot at the Mad River Gorge & Nature Preserve

It’s our 40th Anniversary!

The Park District was established on July 27, 1977. Thank-you to all of our volunteers and other supporters that helped us get here. Read this article from Marianne Nave, former President of the Park Board, on the history of our organization. She has been an instrumental part of the Park District’s success all of these years!

History of CCPD

History of CCPD 2

The land within the borders of Clark County teems with both natural beauty and echoes of historical events. The Clark County Park District includes several local area parks, preserves and multi-use trails:

Estel Wenrick Wetlands
—  Main Entrance: 2855 Union Road, Medway

George Rogers Clark Park
—  Main Entrance: 930 S. Tecumseh Road, Springfield
—  Davidson Interpretive Center & Battle of Peckuwe Historic Battlesite: 5638 Lower Valley Pike, Springfield
—  Hertzler House Museum: 930 S. Tecumseh Road, Springfield

Mad River Gorge & Nature Preserve
—  Main Entrance: 2710 Dayton-Springfield Road, Springfield

Spangler Nature Preserve
—  Leadingham Farm Entrance: 3656 Spangler Road, Medway
—  Leadingham Prairie Entrance: Intersection of Union & Spangler Roads, Medway
—  Mad River Entrance (future): Spangler Road, Medway

Little Miami Scenic Trail
—  Beatty Station Trailhead: 3200 Springfield-Xenia Road, Springfield

Prairie Grass Trail
—  Trailhead: 147 Mound Street, South Charleston

Park Headquarters is located at the Davidson Interpretive Center, 5638 Lower Valley Pike, Springfield, OH 45502

As our mission, the Clark County Park District seeks to preserve the natural beauty of our parks, as well as our history through active stewardship efforts from our local Springfield community and beyond.


Check Out Our Fall Programs!  Click on our Program Guide on the left for up-to-date information on current programs and events in our Clark County Parks.