New Park and Trailhead on West Side of Columbus Completed
City of Columbus Councilmember Jaiza Page
Mayor Andrew J. Ginther
Columbus Recreation and Parks
Director Tony Collins
Vice President and General
Manager of Hollywood Casino Himbert J. Sinopoli
Friends of Chase Trail and
Friends of Hilltop
Thursday, July 20
Wilson Road Park
275 S. Wilson Rd.
Jaiza Page, Mayor Andrew J. Ginther and the Columbus Recreation and Parks
Department is dedicating the new Wilson Road Park and Camp Chase Trailhead.
recently completed, 47-acre park includes an open-air shelter with picnic
tables, bike racks, water fountain and a bike-repair station. The Wilson Road
Park and Trailhead provides cyclists and walkers direct access to over 125
miles of regional trails. This path will also connect to the Ohio to Erie
Trail, a national route travelling from the Ohio River to Lake Erie.
This project involved public
input including the Friends of Camp Chase Trail, West Side community
organizations, the Greater Hilltop Area Commission and Weston Economic
The Wilson Road Trailhead Park
project received significant funding help from the Westside Community Fund
provided by Hollywood Casino.