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Marion County Park District

Greenspur, located on St. Rt. 203 2 1/2 miles north of Prospect, is a seven acre wooded area. It is on the spur line from the old Interurban line to the old power plant along the Scioto River. It is largely second-growth woodland.

 

The local match for this land was donated to the park district by former Marion County Commissioner John Watkins, and the balance was provided by a grant from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.

A local Boy Scout troop occasionally uses this park for campouts.

A small pond on the property provides a wetland.

We hope that this park will eventually be a stop for the C, D, & M rail-trail, which will come north from Delaware, Ohio.

Greenspur

Monarch butterfly at Greenspur. (Photo by Bob Klips)Wildflower at Greenspur. (Photo by Bob Klips)Swallowrail butterfly sips from wildflowerat Greenspur.

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Marion County Park District
222 West Center St, Marion, OH 43302

Phone: (740) 223-4161

Naturally wild, naturally fun!