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Nelson Park

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170 N. Nelson Rd. 
Columbus, OH 43219
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Park Hours:
7 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Nelson Park was given to the City of Columbus in 1911 by Anne Eliza, Mary F., Howard B. and Ada Ella W. Nelson, in memory of David Nelson. The park area includes a lot on the North end where a historic house was once erected and removed. Property also includes location of an old mill plaque. Additionally, the parks land stretches north to the old water tank and out to Nelson Road.


  • 29.872  Acres
  • Near east side  Location
  • Athletic Fields
  • Basketball Court
  • Greenway Trail Access
  • Parking Lot
  • Picnicking
  • Playground
  • Shelterhouse
    • Not Enclosed
    • Not Reservable
  • Walking Trail
    • Lighted
  • Woods & Wildlife Area
    • Lighted