13480 Congress Lake Avenue, Hartville, 44632
Status Alert: Nature Center Open Hours
The Nature Center is open Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. through Oct. 29, 2017.
Open Daily: Sunrise to 11 p.m.
Administrative Office: 330.477.3552
On-Duty Ranger: 330.353.2377
Quail Hollow Park Office: 330.409.8096
Feedback from a Community Survey and Public Meetings was used to put together a Master Plan for Quail Hollow Park. The documents below make up the plan that will be voted on at the July 5, 2017 Board of Park Commissioners meeting.
Chapter 1 – Introduction
Chapter 2.1 – Background Information
Chapter 2.2 – Background Information
Chapter 3 – Needs Assessment
Chapter 4.1 – Master Plan
Chapter 4.2 – Master Plan
Chapter 4.3 – Master Plan
Chapter 5 – Implementation Strategy
Quail Hollow Park features over 700 acres of rolling meadows, marshes, pine and deciduous woods surrounding a 40-room house. Scenic woodland trails, gardens and the house offer a variety of natural and cultural experiences for visitors. Operating as a state park since 1975, Stark Parks began managing the park in January of 2016.
The former H.B. Stewart family home is used for educational and community programs and events. A visitor center is located within the home. Fishing is recommended at the 2-acre Shady Lane Pond. A valid Ohio fishing license is required. Picnic areas are located in the center of the park with tables, grills, and restrooms close by.
A primitive group camping site is available with advance reservations for groups up to 25 people. The area includes a fire ring and picnic tables. Water must be carried in and trash must be packed out. Parking, water, and restrooms are located .25 mile from the site. Submit a Special Event Request to use the primitive camping area.
Several rooms inside the Manor House are available to rent for business meetings, weddings, and group functions.
A charming gazebo on the Manor House grounds can be rented for outdoor activities including weddings.
The house is open for scheduled programming and events at this time.
The Carriage House Nature Center features live animals and hands-on educational activities. The Carriage House Nature Center features live animals and hands-on educational activities. The Center is open Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m. through Oct. 29, 2017. Programs can be requested by organized groups and clubs.
The Quail’s Nest Gift Shop stocks a variety of nature related products, such as toys, finger puppets, books, gardening items, birdhouses and feeders, magnets, postcards, mugs, candles, and pictures.
The Gift Shop is open Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m. Hours subject to change.
Under the proper winter conditions, guests can enjoy cross-country skiing (rental area located in the lower level of the the Manor House), ice skating, and sledding.
Cross Country Skiing Equipment Rental:
Call 330.877.2457 to see if adequate snow conditions exist for skiing.
Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sundays from Noon to 4 p.m.
Ages 6 and under: $4/hour
Golden Buckeye: $6/hour
Groups of 10 or more: $6/hour
Concessions and rentals are operated by the Quail Hollow Volunteer Association.
Trail Length: 3.25 Miles
A moderate level, 3.25-mile loop Mountain Bike Trail passes through mostly through deciduous and coniferous forests. The trail is marked with arrows to indicate the direction of flow.
Trail Length: 1.2 Miles
This trail for hikers and equestrians on the SW side of the park travels through a deciduous forest.
Trail Length: 3.6 Miles
The Equestrian Trails travel through coniferous forests near the west side of the park.
Trail Length: 5.4 Miles
The Nature for All trail is a asphalt paved trail. Other trails are easy and a natural surface and go near vernal pools, wetlands, coniferous forests, and deciduous forests.
Strolling through Quail Hollow Park.
Download PDF Map
The Stark County Park District prohibits the use of motorized vehicles in this park and on its trails. Sections of trail may not be suitable for wheelchair access. Weather may impact the accessibility of trails, always use caution.