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“king of the hill.....”
Review of Rising Park

Rising Park
Ranked #1 of 18 things to do in Lancaster
Certificate of Excellence
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Lancaster, Ohio
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357 reviews
171 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
“king of the hill.....”
Reviewed 15 July 2014

rising park is the crown jewel of the Lancaster parks system.....if you've been there, you would know what I mean....spacious enough, that you don't feel crowded...plenty of picnic areas, a nice covered gazebo by the pond, 2 enclosed shelter house (you might need a reservation for a large gathering), one other shelter house on the upper level of the park...some grills for a cookout, a nice tennis court, a ball field....and a somewhat challenging trail to the top of mt pleasant, from which you can see most of Lancaster, and quite a bit of the surrounding Fairfield county...its interesting to imagine what it was like in the early 1700's when this area was inhabited by native americans...its well worth the visit, and well worth the hike to the top....

Visited June 2014
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English first
Lancaster, Ohio, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Beautiful Park”
Reviewed 15 April 2014

This a beautiful park in town. Play area,tennis courts,2 shelter houses and of course Mt Pleasant. Walk up to the top and see all of Lancaster.

Visited April 2014
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Weeki Wachee, Florida
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35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“well kept and things to do”
Reviewed 30 November 2013

MT Pleasant is a very nice climb on a path to the top so you can see a beautiful view of the fairgrounds and city. There is no admission, everything is free! There are plenty of tables to picnic at, shelter houses too. Also has 2 ponds to feed the ducks and do some minor fishing. The play grounds are nice as well as the tennis courts. Definitely a Family park!

Visited November 2013
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columbus, oh
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57 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Very pleasant walking”
Reviewed 25 November 2013

A beautiful place just in town by the Fair Grounds. Great in all seasons to walk around it's gently rolling grounds. Nice tennis courts and a great place to take kids, or have a picnic. You can also go to the top of Mt Pleasant where there is a great view of the entire town

Visited October 2013
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Athens, Georgia
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252 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“On a clear day you can see.... a long ways!”
Reviewed 6 November 2013

One of the best attractions in Lancaster. Nice, wooded park with shelters, picnic tables, tennis courts, pond and large play ground. There is more than adequate parking. Climb Mt. Pleasant and see how the Native Americans lived. The top of the mountain provides a great overview of the fairgrounds and the rest of Lancaster. There are benches to rest on the climb up the mountain. Take a picnic lunch and enjoy a pleasant outing.

Visited July 2013
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