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Veteran's Park, Springfield OH

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Veteran's Park, Springfield OH  


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Submitted By: sauggie on Mar 22, 2012
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Description 

In Town, Easy Drive-In Access. Two main boulders to climb. Most problems have not been well established. It's pretty much open at this point. Decent midwest limestone climbing.

The local police will allow you to drive (no treading) to the boulders. Just do not (and I quote) "Tear up the grass." You'll have to park by the road if Wittenberg University's Rugby practice is in session.

Note, this "climbing area" has only been officially established over the past couple years. If anybody has made any first ascents, please update new problems.

Getting There 


From Columbus
I-70 W, go 37.1 mi
Take exit 62 to merge onto US-40 W/E National Rd toward Springfield
Continue to follow US-40 W (About 8 mins), go 6.7 mi
Turn right onto N Fountain Ave, go 0.2 mi
Turn left onto Ferncliff Pl, go 0.2 mi
Continue onto N Wittenberg Ave (Veteran's Park)

From Dayton
I-70 E toward Columbus, go 13.1 mi
Take exit 47 to merge onto OH-4 E toward Enon/Springfield, go 8.8 mi
Turn left onto N Fountain Ave, go 0.3 mi
Turn left onto Ferncliff Pl, go .02 mi
Continue onto N Wittenberg Ave (Veteran's Park)

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.9 miles from here

9 Total Routes

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Molly Gabel nearing the crux

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Photos of Veteran's Park, Springfield OH Slideshow Add Photo
2 boulders off to the right of the boulders
2 boulders off to the right of the boulders
on the second set of boulders
on the second set of boulders
Technical rigging on top of the Ampitheatre Boulde...
Technical rigging on top of the Ampitheatre Boulde...

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By sauggie
From: Ohio
Apr 19, 2012
Drove through the park today and noticed a crew cl...
Drove through the park today and noticed a crew cleaning off the vegetation on the boulders.


The second boulder being cleaned.
The second boulder being cleaned.
By Jess H Whitmore
From: Cedarville Ohio
Dec 14, 2014
Please be very careful because there is broken glass all over the place.
By Trey shepard
Feb 8, 2015
This is a great spot with tons of bouldering projects. Most of them need to be cleaned but i have seen quite a few climbers out here recently so I'm sure there will be more routes being made and cleaned weekly.
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