Charleston Falls Preserve


Garbry Big Woods Reserve

Fine tune your skills through fun games.  Equipment provided.  Prerequisite: Our Intermediate Archery class. Preregistration and completed payment required to attend. Class fee $10 per archer.  Class size limited. Age minimum 8.


Lost Creek Reserve & Knoop Agricultural Center

You scream - I scream - We all scream for ice cream at the VIP’s annual Ice Cream Social.  Come relax in the park, play some old-fashioned lawn games such as croquet and corn hole and then between 2 and 3:30 p.m., take a peek inside the beautiful, historic Knoop house. Musical entertainment may also be provided. Pre-registration highly recommended. Register by clicking the link above or calling the office at 937.335.6273 ext. 109. 


Garbry Big Woods Reserve

Build your skills through focus on shot placement and fun games.  Equipment provided.  Prerequisite: Our Beginning Archery class. Preregistration and completed payment required to attend. Class fee $10 per archer. Class maximum 6. Age minimum 8.


Lost Creek Reserve & Knoop Agricultural Center

Get outdoors, enjoy the fresh air and learn some of the basics of garden management throughout a season. Experience a mid-season harvest, a fall planting and enjoy garden to table demonstrations and sampling. Class fee $3/person. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required. Click the link above to register.   


Charleston Falls Preserve

Bring your preschoolers to the park and learn about the pond creatures with park district naturalist Gecko Jody. Hike to the cedar pond and explore what lives in and around it using our senses and equipment. It’s a great way to connect children with nature!  Class size is limited to 12, minimum is four.  There is a $3.00 class fee due at time of registration - credit card payments can now be accepted online.  Use the link above to register and pay for class or call the office at 937-335-6273, Ext. 109.  Must be registered and paid to attend.


Garbry Big Woods Reserve

Join park district naturalist Accipiter Amalee as we try to call two species rarely seen by humans, an owl and coyote.  Learn about these mysterious creatures as while on a leisurely hike by the light of the moon.  Register for the program with the link above, e-mailing register@miamicountyparks.com or calling (937) 335-6273, Ext. 109.


Lost Creek Reserve & Knoop Agricultural Center

Must preregister for this series. Please go to the July 13th class to register for this series and for more information


Garbry Big Woods Reserve

PROGRAM FULL - Call office to be added to a wait list


Garbry Big Woods Reserve

PROGRAM FULL - Call office to be added to a wait list

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