Opening early this summer, Coshocton’s brand-new Eagle Ridge Disc Golf course is going to be epic. The course features 18 challenging holes with significant elevation changes, three ponds, and two sets of tees that will accommodate every level of play, from beginner to advanced. The course will be open daily from dawn to dusk and is free to play.
More than 10 miles of asphalt paths run throughout the course for those wishing to walk, jog, hike or bike this scenic park that boasts a view of Coshocton County second to none, especially at sunset. The Eagle Ridge Disc Golf Course is a beautiful addition to Coshocton’s many attractions, which include Historic Roscoe Village, Lake Park, and the Three Rivers Wine Trail.
Disc golf is fun for the whole family! Players throw special frisbees, called discs, at chain targets. Like golf, players count the number of throws (strokes) it takes to get the disc in the chains. Players can compete individually against the course, against one another, or simply play for fun. The sport’s popularity has surged over the last few years, with Udisc, the sport’s most popular scoring app, recording 11.6 million rounds scored in the US in 2021 alone.
Ohio currently ranks as the 9th best disc golf state in the US, with over 400 courses. The addition of Eagle Ridge will bring a much-needed course to the Coshocton area, which currently has none.
A dedicated team of volunteers have worked for months to create this new disc golf course, clearing what was once a golf course. “We are excited to welcome a whole new group of people to the area,” said volunteer Lainie Brillhart. “It’s an easy drive from Cleveland, Pittsburgh and Columbus, so we are expecting to see a lot of people come to play the course. Several local foundations and area businesses sponsored our efforts, and we are truly grateful for their support.”
Those planning to play the course should watch Udisc, as the course will go live on the app when it is open. To find out more about all that Coshocton has to offer and to request a free visitor packet, call the Coshocton Visitors Bureau at (740) 622-4877 or visit their website, visitcoshocton.com. Eagle Ridge Disc Golf is located at 23253 State Route 83, Coshocton, Ohio.