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Ariel-Foundation Park, Mount Vernon

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Ariel-Foundation Park is a spectacular 250-acre public green space in Mount Vernon, Ohio. The park is built on the site of the former Pittsburgh Plate Glass manufacturing plant. Located within walking distance of Mount Vernon’s historic downtown, Ariel-Foundation Park is one of the most unique public parks in Ohio. Visitors are be able to enjoy lakes, woods, walking trails, picnic areas, a bike path, an events center, a restored railroad depot, historic ruins, terraced landscaping and more. All sections of the park are open and ready to visit. We hope you will visit us soon
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  • Lots to see here - industrial ruins, beautiful terraced landscapes with hidden ponds, lakes with comfy swings overlooking them, picturesque bridges. We had a great time!  more »
  • Nice park that is near Mount Vernon. Interesting history and re-purposed industrial park. Nice outdoor path, tower to climb and a big event center. The rail trail goes right by here so you can...  more »
  • Great place to take a walk! I love the structures and buildings that were left from the glass factory! The designer did an awesome job capturing the remains. The lake and bridges are pretty awesome too!
  • This is a beautiful Park! I've lived in the area for 6 years and this was the first day I went. I will definitely go again there's so much to see and do. A big shout-out to Ariel Corporation for funding such a beautiful space!!!

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