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Winter in Portage Park District

What happens in the parks when the temperatures drop? Author: Bob Lange, Natural Areas Steward Over the last few weeks, winter has made it clear to us that it is here.  We all have ways of enjoying, and sometimes even simply coping with the…

Commissioner Vacancy for Portage Parks Board

Applicants Sought for Portage Park District Board of Commissioners The Portage Park District currently has one opening on its governing Board of Commissioners.  Park District Board members are appointed by Portage County Probate Court Judge Robert Berger who is seeking applications from interested Portage…

Morgan Park 40-acre addition and improvements

Morgan Park Addition   Last month the Portage Park District completed the acquisition of a 40-acre addition to Morgan Park (now 544 acres) in Shalersville, made possible with assistance from a Clean Ohio Greenspace Conservation Fund grant. The addition is located on the corner…

Guided History Hike at Tinkers Creek Greenway

Please sign up Here Tinkers Creek Greenway-New, unopened property in Streetsboro Sunday Nov. 4, 2018  1:00-2:30pm 1.5 mile hike natural surface Join our volunteer naturalist, Leann for a guided hike through Tinkers Creek Greenway, located across from 624 Ravenna Rd. in Streetsboro. This park…

Now hiring!

Now hiring for Part Time Maintenance Worker II and Part Time Park Ranger Public Notices & Employment

Trail improvements at Morgan Park

UPDATED September 19, 2018: Morgan Park is now open. RAVENNA, OH – Morgan Park will be closed due to construction starting the week of August 20, 2018. The Meadow Loop Trail will be resurfaced to become a handicapped accessible trail. This improvement is made…

Berlin Lake Trail Assault

Berlin Lake Trail Assault Deerfield, OH: The Portage Park District was notified by the Portage County Sheriff’s Department of the recent assault of a trail user. “We’re heartbroken to learn of these two incidents on the trail this summer, the only violent crimes we’ve…

Help us plan two new parks

Public planning launches for ‘Tinkers Creek Greenway’ and ‘Kent Bog Expansion’ Portage Park District is now seeking public input to inform plans for creating two new parks on properties acquired in recent years, currently known as the ‘Tinkers Creek Greenway’ and the ‘Kent Bog…

The Park District is Hiring!

Check out our new job opening for a Part Time Maintenance Worker II Public Notices & Employment