26 November, 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
DCParks is Hiring!
Updated 16 Nov, 2015
The Darke County Park District is seeking a full-time Volunteer Coordinator and Naturalist Educator. All forms can be found at the bottom of our About Us page.
Apply Here- Deadline 12/14/15
Nature Center and Park Offices will be CLOSED
Updated 20 Nov, 2015
Nature Center and Park Offices will be CLOSED Thursday and Friday, November 26-27 in observance of Thanksgiving. Park trails will remain open dawn-dusk.
Winter Nature Notes is HERE
Updated 25 Nov, 2015
The crunch of fresh snow-covered trails and the glow of lanterns throughout the woods... winter is here and so is our winter Nature Notes newsletter.
Download Your Copy HERE
Bike Trails Map
Updated 15 Aug, 2015
Interested in our Bike & Multi-purpose trail? Look no further than this interactive map!
Interactive Map
More Parks News
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