We are Hiring!

Want to join our team? We are hiring for several seasonal positions this year. Maintenance Worker I Natural Areas Technician Check out our Employment Page for more details!

Nominate a Portage County Environmental Hero!

Portage Park District Seeks Nominations for Annual Environmental Awards Dinner The 19th Annual Portage County Environmental Conservation Awards Dinner will take place Saturday May 6th and will feature a reception with live music, hors d’oeuvres featuring local foods, a silent auction, a buffet dinner…

2017 Events

          Visit our Upcoming Events Page                          to see what we are up to in 2017!  

The 2017 Wild Hikes Challenge is On!

Get your 2017 started right-Take the Wild Hikes Challenge! Hike 8 of our trails before Dec. 31st to earn a hiking staff and/or a 2017 commemorative medallion We also offer an Accessible Challenge for anyone who uses an assistive mobile device or has limited…

Park District Seeks Board Commissioner

The Park District is in search of applicants to fill a seat on our Board of Commissioners The Portage Park District currently has one opening on its five member governing Board of Commissioners. Park District Board members are appointed by Portage County Probate Court…

Congratulations Commissioner McKinney!

One of our Park Commissioners, Scott McKinney was recently re-appointed to his seat on the Portage Park District Board of Commissioners.  Commissioner McKinney has been a Board Member since 2013 and will continue on with the Park District for 3 more years. The Park…

Happy Holidays from Portage Park District!

We Hope you all have Happy Holidays this season! It’s a great time to bundle up and explore the parks with your loved ones!

Comment on the Parks Master Plan Draft!

The Portage Park District has completed a Final Draft of the Comprehensive Parks Master Plan to guide the District and its use of levy funds over the next ten years.  Led by planning consultant Brandstetter Carroll, Inc., the Master Plan project has included public…

Parks Master Plan Community Meeting

The Portage Park District is offering an opportunity for the public to review a Draft of the Comprehensive Parks Master Plan in a community forum. The Portage Park District has completed a Final Draft of the Comprehensive Parks Master Plan to guide the District…

2016 Portage County Environmental Conservation Awards Dinner Photos

View photos from the 2016 Portage County Environmental Conservation Awards Dinner that occurred on April 30, 2016. Awards Dinner