A 1.5 acre park with historic sculptures in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. and the Oberlin-Wellington Rescue along with John Brown. There is also an environmental sculpture titled “Streams” by Athena Tacha set in the banks of Plum Creek, adjacent to a walking bridge that connects the park to City Hall and the Public Library. More information on: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.   More information on Dr. King and his visits to Oberlin:  Dr. King and Oberlin 


 More information on Oberlin-Wellington Rescue

More information on John Brown

“Streams”  (1975-76) by Athena Tacha

More information on Athena Tacha 

MLK Park Address

17 East Vine Street

Oberlin, OH 44074


Click here for – Application for Park Use  To reserve a picnic pavilion, the Oberlin resident fee is $15.00 and non-Oberlin residents fee is $30.00. Application for Park Use Forms must be submitted to Recreation Office at 36 South Prospect St., or email: Recreation@cityofoberlin.com