This city owned park is located at the
Northeast boundary of Lebanon City and North Lebanon Township, and
features a 23.5-acre lake, inside a 153-acre park. The park has (4) four
entrances, one at East Maple St. & Stoever St.; one at East Maple St.
& North 3rd. Ave.; one at East Maple St. & Theater Dr. and one at
Miller St., which can be reached either by North 8th Ave., or North 7th
St. (Rt.#343) and following the signs.
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The Stoever's Dam Park offers it's visitors; two softball
fields, community garden plots, interpretive nature trails, fishing,
boating, a camping area (primitive sites) for tents and
campers, (camping overnight by permit only), picnic
areas with benches and fire rings, a covered
pavilion which can be reserved by calling the City Recreation
Department, wetland areas for nature observation, a walking
path that goes around the lake,
and a nature center.
Barn", a 125 year old farm barn, is located at the Miller St.
entrance. It features a large variety of displays of field and
fauna, several small meeting rooms, which can be reserved, and an
in-house green house. Many different types of programs are also run
through the year by the City of Lebanon Recreation department.
Located just west of the nature barn you will find the Memorial
Arboretum featuring a nice variety of trees and plantings
The history of Stoever's goes back to the 1700's, and can be
traced to 1821, when Abraham Light, the grandson of the original
farm owner Martin Light, sold the farm to John Stoever, from which
the dam gets it's name.
More information about Stoever's Dam Park and other City
Recreation programs can be obtained by calling the Recreation
Department of the City of Lebanon at 717-228-4470.
Or call the Nature Barn at 717-274-3850