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Ariel-Foundation Park

Closed Now: 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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Gorgeous Park

An absolutely beautiful park very nicely landscaped and clean. The free summer concerts here are... read more

Reviewed January 7, 2019
wanttogotherenow
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Ontario, Ohio
Don't be foolish

Note to all little Disney princesses out there: this park has nothing to do with mermaids. This... read more

Reviewed January 6, 2019
Paul S
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Reviewed January 7, 2019

An absolutely beautiful park very nicely landscaped and clean. The free summer concerts here are great. A wonderful asset for Mt. Vernon.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank wanttogotherenow
Reviewed January 6, 2019

Note to all little Disney princesses out there: this park has nothing to do with mermaids. This city park on the site of the former Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co and other gritty industrial space was off limits to the public but now is a shiny...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Paul S
Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

This place is amazing and gorgeous. Great for walking and running. Such a wonderful addition to our sleepy town!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 187vickieh
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Off the beaten path while on a recent road trip and it was worth the little detour. Beautiful park with numerous photo opps. Lots of room for kids to run and for the adults to stretch your legs etc.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 723leishac
Reviewed September 24, 2018

I visited this park for the first and really enjoyed seeing what they did with this land. It is very nice. I think they should add a playground for kids. Love the blue rock. So pretty.More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kamilouise13
Ariel-FoundationPark, Public Relations Manager at Ariel-Foundation Park, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Thank you for visiting Ariel-Foundation Park! We hope you will come again someday soon. The entire park is a "playground" for kids where they can run up the terraces, roll down the grass, walk or ride bikes, fish or kayak on the lakes, and so...More

Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

I went for a run at the park and took lots of pictures! I even climbed the observation deck. It’s a great place to spend the evening instead of being cooped up in a hotel room.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Ariel Foundation Park has so much to offer. Our family hiked to the top of the tower to see the views and enjoy the spiral staircase. The ponds, geese, ducks, and other birds are quite relaxing.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JaneMartin6960
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

I really enjoy coming to this park lots of space to walk around nice scenery can bring the kids the dogs the bikes I'll be back for sure.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank volejarczyk
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

A unique park where several old structures were saved from destruction including a 280 foot tall smokestack which was a spiral staircase that reaches 140 which affords a great view. Nice trails and a couple of ponds for kayaking/canoeing as well as fishing.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 44dave56
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Loved visiting this place. Great view from the tower. We hiked around the lake. It is a very well kept Space. Loved all the benches and tables for a quiet place to get away.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Melissa M
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wwenzel9
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Response from Ariel-FoundationPark | Property representative |
You can put 10 Pittsburgh Avenue, Mount Vernon, OH into your GPS and it will get you there. Thanks!
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