McGill Park Blog
Walnut Creek Trail is open!
The City hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony on November 23, 2021 for the new Walnut Creek Trail. When complete, the trail will connect the historic Bergstresser covered bridge along Washington Street to McGill Park. For now, only a portion of the trail is open while park construction continues.
Phase One of McGill Park construction features four soccer fields and walking trails.read more
Becoming Canal Winchester
On October 1, 1811, having made “full payment of the South East Quarter of Section number Thirty of Township number Fifteen, in Range number Twenty,” Henry Douve received the land parcel that would eventually become the City of Canal Winchester—and the 84 acres that will become the city’s newest public park.read more
One field of the baseball core is lighted for long-term use throughout the fall and spring.read more
Parking areas are naturally embedded in the park plan and will provide convenience coupled with safety.read more
Events Nestled in Nature
The planned events center opens up to the creek with a beautiful balconey. Alongside the event center is an outdoor amphitheater.read more
The Canal Winchester community will gain a year-round event center for corporate gatherings, weddings, reunions, and other large groups. The beautiful building echoes the natural beauty surrounding it and reminds visitors of the land’s farming history.read more