23 October, 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
2014 Photo Contest!
Updated 21 Dec, 2013
Calling all amateur photographers! Get outside and capture the beauty of YOUR Darke County Parks! Winning photos will be used to create a 2015 calendar; sold in the Nature Centerís Gift Shop!
Autumn Nature Notes are here!
Updated 12 Aug, 2014
Soon crisp air will replace the humidity of summer and fallen leaves will be crunching underfoot... autumn in Darke County brings the best "out-of-doors" experiences! Mark your calendars!
Download your copy here.
Donations needed
Updated 15 Oct, 2014
Darke County Parks is looking for food donations for the Candlelight Dinner Fundraisers this Fall. These dinners support the maintenance of the Log House.
Requested Foods
Darke County Parks on Facebook
Updated 20 Nov, 2013
We are on Facebook! Become a fan and get up to the minute reminders/updates for upcoming programs. With over 1,000 "likes" this is the place to be!
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