6 July, 2015
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
Regular Park Board Meeting
Updated 3 July, 2015
The monthly regular Park District Board meeting will be held on Thurs., July 9 at 4pm at the Shawnee Prairie Preserve Nature Center. Public is welcomed to attend.
Nature Center and Park Offices will be CLOSED
Updated 1 July, 2015
Nature Center and Park Offices will be CLOSED Saturday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. Park trails will remain open dawn-dusk.
Summer Camp Registration 2015
Updated 7 May, 2015
Summer is nearly here and that means it is time for camp! Download our camp packet today and get your kids signed up for camp today. Space is limited!
Summer Nature Notes
Updated 22 May, 2015
The Hot, Humid Dog-Days of summer may be on the horizon, and we have plenty of programs offered to keep your mind off the heat! We will see you soon!
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