Anderson Parks

Veterans Park: Info


Location

8531 Forest Road
Cincinnati, Ohio 45255

The Park is open from dawn to dusk, excluding special events.  During the winter months, one restroom will remain open; in the event of severe weather, the restrooms will remain closed.

Size
12.2 acres

Opening Date
1978. The Park was re-dedicated on Veterans Day, November 11, 1997 to all Anderson residents who served in the US armed services. 

Acquisition
Originally known as Forest Park, the 12.2 acres for Veterans Park was purchased in 1978.  The Park received a ‘face lift’ in 1997, made possible by a NatureWorks grant awarded in 1996.

Description
This park features the “Lucky Lanier All Children’s Playground” designed with the physically challenged child in mind. A large reservable shelter sits beside the playground while a .4 mile jogging trail encircles the entire park. This park also sports a top-notch ball diamond, 2 soccer fields, a basketball court & small reservable shelter with a fire ring (permit required).