Ribbon Cutting Planned to Re-Open PORTAGE Hike & Bike Trail

Ravenna, OH  – Join the Portage Park District in celebrating the reconstruction and paving of a section of The PORTAGE Hike and Bike Trail on Saturday, December 12, at 11:00 a.m.  The 3.6 mile portion includes the oldest sections of the growing trail system,…

Local Scout Completes Trail Project at Camp Spelman

Franklin Township, OH – Portage Park District thanks and congratulates local Boy Scout Jared Ruehr and his Troop #444 from Aurora who completed a trail project at Camp Spelman to earn Jared the rank of Eagle. Jared gave guided tours of the new trail…

Chief Ranger Hired

New Chief Ranger Appointed to Portage Park District Ravenna, OH –The Portage Park District Board of Commissioners recently commissioned Douglas Shepard as a Peace Officer to serve as the Park District’s Chief Ranger. Chief Shepard’s duties include park patrols, enforcement of Park District rules…

PORTAGE Hike & Bike Trail Paving Project Update

The PORTAGE Hike & Bike Trail Paving Project is under way and coming along nicely with this wonderful weather! Thank you Portage County! This project is putting your park levy tax dollars to work! 

Dec. 26, 2015 Post Christmas Trail Walk with the Portage Trail Walkers Group

Portage Hike & Bike Trail Meet at the Cleveland Rd. Trailhead in Ravenna DIRECTIONS: From Streetsboro, take Rt 14 East to Cleveland Road into Ravenna, to the Hike & Bike Parking lot on Right across from Ravenna Tire. Kent/Ravenna people take Rt 59 (Main…

Nov. 21, 2015 PORTAGE Hike & Bike Trail Walk

Come walk with the Portage Trail Walkers group on the PORTAGE Hike and Bike Trail. Start at the Lake Rockwell trailhead and head into Kent on November 21, 2015 at 9am. Meet at the Lake Rockwell trailhead on Lake Rockwell Rd. next to the…