Indoor Facilities

Indoor Facilities, at Deer Haven, Shale Hollow and Hogback Ridge Preserves, are available Monday-Friday, for business related events and meetings only.

NOTE: Alcoholic beverages are not permitted within the parks or facilities.

Hours available for rental

Shale Hollow & Deer Haven Preserve
Summer (March 1- Oct. 31)   9 AM – 8 PM
Winter (Nov. 1 – Feb. 28/29) 9 AM – 7 PM

Hogback Ridge Preserve
Year Round 9 AM – 3 PM

Fees

Corporate
$175 for four hours (minimum); $40 for each additional hour
$75 deposit; check shredded if the condition of the facility remains as it was prior to the rental

Non-Profits, Clubs, Schools
$80 for four hours (minimum); $20 per hour for additional time
$75 deposit; check shredded if the condition of the facility remains as it was prior to the rental

Amenities

Lodge at Deer HavenThe Lodge at Deer Haven Preserve (Classroom)
4183 Liberty Road, Delaware OH 43015
Capacity: 50

  • Kitchen Access (dishwasher, microwave, utensils)
  • Audio/Visual Equipment
  • Tables & Chairs

NOTE: The Nature Center and Library are accessible only during public open hours – Noon-5 p.m. daily

McKay Lodge resizedMcKay Lodge at Shale Hollow Preserve
6320 Artesian Run, Lewis Center OH
Capacity: 40 Classroom Style (table+chairs)
              60 Theater Style (chairs only)

  • Outdoor Deck access upon request
  • Kitchen access (dishwasher, refrigerator, microwave, coffee makers, utensils)
  • Video screen available
  • Tables & Chairs

hrpoffices2Hogback Ridge Preserve (Conference Room)
2656 Hogback Road, Sunbury OH 43074
Capacity: 15

  • Kitchen access
  • Tables & Chairs

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Picnic Shelters

Picnic Shelters, at Blues Creek, Emily Traphagen & Gallant Woods Preserves, are available seven days a week, for social and business-related events.

Hours available for rental

Summer (March 1 – October 31)                   9 AM – 8 PM
Winter (November 1 – February 28/29)          9 AM – 6 PM

Fees

$60 for four-hours (minimum); $20 each additional hour
$45 deposit; check shredded if the condition of the facility remains as it was prior to the rental

Amenities

Blues Creek ShelterBlues Creek Preserve
9627 Fontanelle Road, Ostrander OH, 43061

Two reservable picnic shelters (no electricity)
Capacity in each: 20

  • Restrooms, drinking fountain
  • Picnic tables (3 in one shelter, 4 in the other)
  • No electricity in shelters
  • Charcoal grill
  • Catch-and-release fishing pond
  • Sledding hill

Emily Traphagen ShelterEmily Traphagen Preserve
5094 Seldom Seen Road, Powell OH, 43065

One reservable picnic shelter
Capacity: 50

  • Restrooms, drinking fountain, running water
  • Six picnic tables
  • Fireplace and electricity in shelter
  • Charcoal grill
  • Playground
  • Horseshoe pit

gallant-shelter2Gallant Woods Preserve
2151 Buttermilk Hill Road, Delaware OH, 43015

Reservable picnic shelter
Capacity: 60

  • Restrooms, drinking fountain, running water
  • Six picnic tables
  • Electricity in shelter
  • Charcoal grill
  • Playground
  • Horseshoe pit