Joe’s Run Recreational Trail is open but use caution! The Muskingum Valley Park District has scheduled contract work to repair and stabilize the trails on Joe’s Run Recreational Trail starting on Wednesday, December 14, 2022. This work will affect the entire trail from Blue Avenue to Adams Lane to Collegial Woods Trails until further notice.

John McIntire Outdoor Classroom

The John McIntire Outdoor Classroom features plantings of native trees and prairie plants. The prairie plantings include a Monarch butterfly way station which is composed of over thirty milkweed plants representing three separate cultivars. A solar powered stone bubbler serves as a water source for pollinators and animals that visit the classroom.

The outdoor classroom seating area was constructed from locally harvested, rough sawn oak timbers arranged in a radius around a flagstone teaching stage. Future developments will include the installation of additional native trees and vines, construction of a sailcloth shade structure over the classroom, and an educational feature to highlight local geology.

Directions: Located in the City of Zanesville at the corner of McIntire and Blue Avenues.

1007 McIntire Avenue, Zanesville, Ohio 43701

The Muskingum Valley Park District - John McIntire Outdoor Classroom