• Message from the Director

      School is back in session and the weather is getting cooler. However, this doesn’t mean things at the Park District are slowing down.  Coming soon is the long awaited completion of the Robert J. Shook Bikeway Bridge. When finished, this beautiful structure will connect the Troy and Piqua sections of the bikeway.  The official dedication ceremony will take place on October 3. 

      Make sure to keep your eye out for the new postcard that will be in your mailboxes at end of this month.  It will feature all of our programs and special events for the rest of the year. You can also check out our program calendar for all our upcoming fall activities. See you Your Parks!

  • Upcoming Programs
    • Mother Nature's Preschool "Apples"
    • Corn Maze
    • VIP Jack-o-Lantern Hike
  • Park of the Month
    • Garbry Big Woods Reserve
    • Corn Maze Open Saturday, October 25th!
    • The Corn Maze will be open to the public on October 25th from 5 to 10 p.m. at Lost Creek Reserve, 2385 E. St. Rt. 41 just east of Troy. Experience the adventure as you navigate the twists and turns of this six-acre Home. Grown. Great. maze sponsored by the Miami County Visitors Bureau. Be sure to bring a flashlight. There is a $5 entrance fee for adults ages 12 and up, $3 fee for children ages 5 to 11 and kids under 4 are free. (Read More)

    • Witch Hazel
    • Cooler weather and a lack of bugs make autumn a favorite time for a walk in the woods. During your next woodland walk, keep an eye out for one of our more unusual native trees…Witch Hazel. 
      Witch Hazel is a shrub/small tree that grows in the under story of many of Ohio’s woodlands. For much of the year, Witch Hazel looks like any of the other small trees growing beneath the forest’s maples, poplars and oaks. But come October and early November, when other tre... (Read More)
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