Circleville, Ohio 43113
Mary Virginia Crites Hannan Park webpage
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Mary Virginia Crites Hannan Park has about 70 acres. Twenty-two acres is woodland with trails. It has a created wetland which has produced some good waterfowl birding — dabblers, divers and waders, and shorebirds. There is an observation deck at the edge of the wetland pond. The wetland dries up in the summer if there is not much rain. Much of the grassland area has been planted with prairie species and wildflowers. There is a 1.2-mile paved walking track around the grassland area. Bluebird boxes have been erected and are monitored. There is parking off of OH-188 and off of Pontious Road.
From Melanie Shuter
About Mary Virginia Crites Hannan Park
Located at 1230 Pontius Road, the Mary Virginia Crites Hannan Park sits at the corner of OH-188 and Pontius Road. Considered the crown jewel of our park system, this 72-acre park is the newest and offers a natural park experience.
Visitors enjoy the area’s only “Boundless Playground”, butterfly garden, a bird watching station and fire pit.
Take the opportunity to walk or bike the park’s 1.2-mile paved trail. Enjoy a hike through the woods on the hiking trail.
From Mary Virginia Crites Hannan Park webpage
Restrooms on site.