23 November, 2014
Darke County Parks
Discover your Darke County Parks! Eight natural areas and four historic sites totaling over 800 acres are managed and maintained for your passive recreation needs.
Your Parks
The Nature Notes newsletter is your seasonal guide to all Parks' events and programs. Download the most up-to-date issue, peruse back issues, or sign-up to have a copy mailed to you.
Nature Notes
From children's nature discovery programs and adult outdoor skills to outdoor concerts and historical events, Darke County Parks has something for everyone! Find out what program offerings are of interest to you.
Parks' Programs
Apple butter cooking over the fire; pioneers in and around the Log House; vendors displaying their wares; tall-tales being spun; crafts to make...
Must be Prairie Days!
Do you have a special interest in nature photography, birding, canoe & kayaking, or supporting the Parks? Then get involved in a Parks' affiliated club! Learn more about club meetings and activities here.
Club Activities
Looking for information on the natural or cultural history of Darke County? What about some information on birds, mammals and more? If so, you've come to the right place!
The Naturalist's Corner
The Parks' Endowment Committee assists with the continual growth of an endowment fund for the Park District. For more information, check out the Endowment Brochure here.
Endowment Fund
Want to get more involved with the Parks? Volunteering is a great way to show your support and lend a helping hand! Learn what opportunities are available to you.
Volunteer Opportunities
Parks News Updates
We're Hiring
Updated 17 Nov, 2014
The Park District is currently seeking a full-time Naturalist/Outdoor Educator. For more info, click below and scroll to the “Employment” tab at the bottom of the page.
Job Description & Application Here
Nature Center CLOSED - Nov 27-28
Updated 22 Nov, 2014
The Nature Center and Park Offices will be CLOSED on Nov. 27-28 in observance of Thanksgiving. All trails will remain open Dawn-Dusk.
OH-502 Closed - Nature Center OPEN
Updated 3 Nov, 2014
OH-502 is closed... but the Nature Center is OPEN.
Directions Here
Winter Nature Notes!
Updated 12 Nov, 2014
Snow crunching underfoot; the flash of a red cardinal... it may be cold, but the senses are still invigorated in the winter. Check out our programs (indoor & outdoor) and we hope to see you!
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