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Horton Mill Pond - Alfred R Snyder County Park

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Horton Mill Pond County Park Map

Features

  1. Fishing
  2. Gazebo
  3. Picnic Areas
  4. Picnic Shelters
  5. Playground

About


Available at this 5-acre park is a picnic shelter, playground area, pond for fishing, a gazebo and a dam with portable toilets. The gazebo was donated to the park in 1990 by the Cascades Lions Club. The gazebo is in memory of Robert E Green, whom was the longtime caretaker of the park. The gazebo is located on the northern part of the park.

Rules



  • Park hours are dawn to dusk
  • Alcohol is prohibited
  • All vehicles in designated parking areas only
  • Domestic pets and service animals are welcome. Pets must be on a leash no more than six feet in length and under your immediate control at all times. You are responsible for cleaning up after your pets, keeping your pets from disturbing wildlife, and keeping your pets from disturbing visitors
  • Swim at your own risk - no lifeguard on duty
  • In case of emergency - Dial 911

History


The park is named after Alfred R. Snyder. He built a grist mill at the site in the 1860s and later on built a saw mill. In 1948, the park property was given to the county by Irene B. Treleaven, she requested that the park be named after Snyder. In 1981, 2 acres of property were added to the park and now the entire pond shoreline is owned by the county.