5 September, 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 4 Sept, 2015
The monthly regular Park District Board meeting will be held on Thurs., September 10 at 4pm at the Shawnee Prairie Preserve Nature Center. Public is welcomed to attend.
Nature Center and Park Offices will be CLOSED
Updated 1 Sept, 2015
Nature Center and Park Offices will be CLOSED Monday, September 7 in observance of Labor Day. Park trails will remain open dawn-dusk.
Fall Nature Notes is Ready
Updated 26 Aug, 2015
The autumn Nature Notes is ready for your viewing pleasure. Download, sit back and enjoy. Give us a call to register for programs today!
Download the Autumn Edition
Monarch Mania - DATE CHANGE
Updated 2 Sept, 2015
**PLEASE NOTE** Monarch Mania is listed as occurring on Sept 5th in the Nature Notes. Due to unforeseen circumstances, it needed to be moved to the 12th. Please call us with any questions.
Program Info
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