Richland County Park District


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Jason Larson

Park District

Plan Your Visit Schedule a Program Report a Land Concern 
Check out RCPD maps and rules and regulations
before planning your next visit! 
Gorman Nature Center does educational programs by request. Please request your program at least one month in advance so that staff have time to plan your program and can be flexible with your desired dates.  During our busy spring and fall seasons, it is recommended that you request your program 2-3 months prior to your desired program date. Report a land concern with one of our RCPD properties. 
Upcoming Programs/Events
Birds and Breakfast
Saturday, June 20th    7:30am  Gorman Nature Center 2295 Lexington Ave.
Join Jason for an educational hike to find migratory and resident breeding species at the Gorman Nature Center. Participants will meet at the GNC pavilion where bird checklists will be provided. Bring breakfast snacks and stay after the walk to see what you can find! 
Night Sky
Saturday, June 20th   9:30pm  Gorman Nature Center 2295 Lexington Ave.
Learn a bit about the moon and stars, view some constellations and planets, take home a free star chart, and have all of your astronomical questions answered. NOTE: THIS PROGRAM TAKES PLACE ONLY WHEN SKYS ARE CLEAR.

Due to group size regulations, RCPD programs will require registration to participate in all programs at this time. To register for a program, and to view instructions for participating, click on this link or on a specific program in the calendar.


Does Baby Wildlife Need My Help?

In this collaborative video recorded by the Richland County Park District and Ohio Bird Sanctuary, Amanda and Emily discuss what to do if you find a wild animal that you think might need assistance. Baby animals specifically cause concern because of their vulnerable nature, but how should you know if a baby needs your help? Watch this video to find out!