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

New Parks Opening This Summer!

Join us for two Portage Park District Ribbon Cutting Events- On July 10, 2016 at 2pm, we will open Phase I of Morgan Park Located at 8828 ST RT 44 Mantua, OH 44255, this 504 acre park features high quality woods, wetlands, fields and…

Apply for our Maintenance Worker position!

Want to join the Portage Park District Team?! We are hiring a Full Time Seasonal Maintenance Worker to start after June 30th and work through the summer and possibly into September/October. Go to our Employment Page to download a job description and application–also include…