F.L. Blankenship is comprised of over 5 acres with .25 miles of trail.  It’s a great place for fishing, canoeing or just watching wildlife.  A bicentennial time capsule is actually buried on the property.  Please click on the tabs below for more information. You can access the current Stillwater river map here.

leaf covered trail
leaf covered trail
view of river
view of river
signs in FL Blankenship Riverside Sanctuary
signs in FL Blankenship Riverside Sanctuary

F.L. Blankenship resides along the shores of the Scenic Stillwater River.  Comprised of mature riverine forest, the site is a perfect place for fishing, launching canoes or just watching wildlife along the river.  A bicentennial time capsule is buried on the site where a short loop trail circles the property.  A small parking lot is located off of St. Rt. 48.


  • Fishing
  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
  • Hiking trail
  • Wildlife observation
  • Nature programs


Natural Features

•5.3 Acres

•Scenic Stillwater River

Historical Feature 

•Bicentennial time capsule 


•.25 miles of hiking trail

•Canoe/Kayak access to Stillwater River


Miami County Park District offers many education programs throughout the year.  Check out the program calendar to see what programs are coming up at one of your parks.