In the hub of downtown sits Lithia Park, Ashland's crown jewel. Lithia is a 93-acre vista of emerald lawns, tennis courts (pickleball), a sand-pit volleyball court, picnic areas, colorful landscaping and playground equipment. Check out all that is happening in Lithia Park during the summertime (including our popular Lithia Park Nature Walks)!
In 2014, Lithia Park was designated as one of the top ten Great American Spaces by the American Planning Association. Learn more at www.planning.org/greatplaces.
In 2013, two century-old landmarks in Lithia Park were restored and celebrated - Learn more. Read about the history of Lithia Park and take a tour of historical Lithia Park.
The park follows Ashland Creek through undeveloped woodlands, and also includes a Japanese garden, two duck ponds, a formal rose garden, groves of sycamore trees and a number of secluded spots. Discover the plants and trees of Lithia Park with our Lithia Park Trail Guide.
Butler-Perozzi Fountain in Lithia Park
Learn how you can contribute to the RESTORATION PROJECT (www.ashlandparksfoundation.com/campaigns) for this centerpiece of Lithia Park.
View a general map of Lithia Park, a hiking trails map or a walking distance map of Lithia Park (PDF formats).
The Japanese Garden in Lithia Park has been adopted by Richard Anderson and Alison Date through the Adopt-a-Park Program.