• Message from the DirectorSchool is back in session and the weather will be cooling. That does not mean that things slow down at the Park District. The school programs are starting and students are coming out to the Parks for their field trips. It is a great benefit for children to connect with nature. Physical and mental health is improved when hiking, viewing wildlife and enjoying the beautiful scenery in the Parks. Another exciting new opportunity for citizens to enjoy will be our Archery Range at Garbry Big Woods Reserve. We are having a grand opening on September 9 at 10 a.m. This will be a great chance for sportsmen to practice their craft. Don’t forget about our great programs coming this fall. Our Annual Fishing Derby will be taking place on September 13 at Stillwater Prairie and Fall Farm Fest will be here before we know it on October 10-11 at Lost Creek Reserve. Check our website for other upcoming programs, like our awesome Trail Run Challenge or fun Dog Socials, there is something for everyone to enjoy. See you in the Parks! 
  • Upcoming Programs
    • Corn Maze
    • Fall Farm Fest
    • Trail Run
  • Park of the Month
    • Garbry Big Woods Sanctuary
    • Lights Out is for the Birds
    • No but really, it is! Every spring and fall, millions of birds migrate through Ohio.  Many migrate at night and can become disoriented by lights on tall buildings or landscape lights aimed at the sky causing them to fly into windows.  These collisions are the leading cause of bird fatality during migration in North America and account for the loss of an estimated 550 million birds each year.  

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