• Playground (small )
  • Shelterhouse
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Tables
  • Boatlanding
  • Charcoal Grills
  • Small Fitrness Course
  • Biking / Hiking Trail
  • Porta Poty
  Ehlers Park in Worthington

Ehlers Park boasts a shelter house, restrooms, a playground, dock, trailer dump station, and water source for campers.

It is also, one of the better locations to launch a boat onto Lake Okabena. There is adequate parking for cars and boat trailers while you are on the lake.


The park property was obtained in 1916, from G.W. Patterson and his wife Mary E. Patterson, along with the Ludlow Park property, and other adjacent lake shore frontage property, for a total of $1050.00.

Ehlers Park was originally named Sunrise park.

Ehlers Park is named for long-time park superintendant A.J Ehlers, whose handiwork can be seen throughout the park system

A Floating boat dock was added in 2001,but replaced in 2008. The existing floating (2001) dock was moved to Centennial beach.[?]

New playground equipment was added in 2001.

The lot for the boat parking was paved [?]

NOTES: Some of the history is from archives of the Worthington City Government and used by permission. The [?] marks denote information still being saught

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