James Baird State Park
James Baird State Park is situated on farmland once owned by James Baird, a contractor and engineer whose firm constructed the Lincoln Memorial.
James Baird State Park has much to offer. There are spacious open and wooded picnic areas and two picnic pavilions which can accommodate up to 300 people each by reservation. There is also a sports complex where visitors enjoy playing basketball, softball, tennis and volleyball. Additionally there is a playground and a nature center. Open summer weekends, the nature center loans recreational equipment and offers nature programs.Outdoor enthusiasts will find the seven miles of scenic wooded trails ideal for hiking in the warm months and cross country skiing and snowshoeing in the wintertime.
Household pets only; caged or on a leash not more than 10 feet. Pets are not permitted in buildings, picnic areas or on golf course.