Portage Park District News & Announcements

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Ohio Department of Wildlife - Fish Sampling at Trail Lake Park

If you were at Trail Lake Park on the morning of September 9, you may have noticed something a little unusual out on the water.  The ODNR’s... more ››

Three cyclists taking a selfie, Male on left with green shirt, Center Male with orange jacket and female with orange jacket

Portage County Trails – A New Route for Cross-Country Cyclists

Author: Pete Mohan, volunteer

#Myportageparks Staff Highlights

Io Moth, photo Joe DeFuria

An Evening with Moths

Nature Nugget (noun: a small piece of nature knowledge shared with friends) 

Day of Caring Volunteers partner with Portage Park District

United Way of Portage County's Day of Caring is an annual event in which volunteers from various sectors are paired with non-profit and... more ››

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Fish with a Cop Reels in Fun!

Portage Park District held its first Fish with a Cop program Saturday, June 26 at Trail Lake Park in Streetsboro. Chief Ranger Steele of... more ››

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Here we Grow Again!

(Hiram Township, OH) – Portage Park District recently acquired and has permanently conserved 325 acres in Hiram Township,... more ››

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Dive Rescue Training to be held at Trail Lake Park

(Streetsboro, OH) On February 16, 17, and 18, the Streetsboro Fire Department, in cooperation with the Portage Park... more ››

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Stewardship in Action

Visitors to Trail Lake Park, Towner’s Woods Park, and Dix Park have likely noticed mowing and land clearing activity over the course of the... more ››

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Portage Park District is hiring

Come work with us!

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The Belted Kingfisher

If you have paddled the Upper Cuyahoga River or walked along the path at... more ››

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Time to turn in your Wild Hikes forms!

Wild Hikes Challenge 2020 - Form turn in optionsOnce you have completed your Wild Hikes Challenge, you can turn in your form to us in the... more ››

Trail Lake Park open sign

Trail Lake Virtual Ribbon Cutting

From our Executive Director, Christine CraycroftOn behalf of Portage Park District, I am happy to welcome you to Trail Lake Park!

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Help us update our Master Plan

We are working to update our Master Plan and we want to hear from YOU! We've created a 10-15 minute survey to get our input on what you... more ››

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Rain Gardens: beautiful and beneficial to the community!

Rain gardens are a practical and functional stormwater quality practice. They are also beautiful! These shallow saucer-shaped gardens slow... more ››

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Bike safety and trail etiquette

photo credit: Denny Reiser

Attracting Pollinators to Your Garden

Especially this spring, we yearn to get outdoors and improve our yards and gardens.  We want our environment to be aesthetically pleasing... more ››

Towner's Woods Gazebo construction completed

 The Towner's Woods Gazebo construction is complete. The old Gazebo structure was no longer sound and needed to be replaced, so this was an... more ››

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Trail Lake Park – Trailhead and Trails Construction Project

Trail Lake Park – Trailhead and Trails Construction ProjectAccess the Bid Book and Plans here... more ››

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Trail Lake Park Development

Trail Lake Park Development