Portage Park District Programs

Upcoming Events and Hikes

February 25 9:00am Portage Trail Walkers Hike: Shaw Woods
Join the Portage Trail Walkers on a Hike at Shaw Woods Working Lands Park in Ravenna Township.
7075 Beery Rd. Ravenna, OH 44266 Ravenna Township
Contact Larry Thomas for Information: 330-673-6896

March 4 10:00am Road Apple Roubaix
The 2nd Annual Road Apple Roubaix race will start at Slim and Jumbo’s in Garrettsville and utilize parts of the Headwaters Trail. Register Here
Slim & Jumbo’s 8101 Main St. Garrettsville, OH 44231

March 11 11:00am-2:00pm Women’s Expo
March is Women’s Health Month-Join us at the Windham Renaissance Family Center for the Women’s Health Fair. The fair will feature women’s health screenings, children’s activities, and refreshments.
Windham Renaissance Family Center 9005 Wilverne Dr. Windham, OH 44288

May 6 5:30-9:00pm                                                                                                                                      19th Annual Portage County Environmental Conservation Dinner and Awards
Join us to celebrate environmental conservation in Portage County. Nominate an environmental hero——–Environmental Dinner

May 20-21 Bike & Pedestrian Count Project
Help the Portage Park District count our trail users. Sign up to Volunteer at various trail sites in Portage County. Contact us at admin@portageparkdistrict or 330-297-7728 to help out!

June 17 10:00am-12:00pm Buckeye Trail Informational Hike
Join Randall Roberts of the Buckeye Trail Association for an informational session and hike on a portion of the Mogadore section of the Buckeye Trail. Find more info on the Buckeye Trail at the website.
Shaw Woods Working Lands Park 7075 Beery Rd. Ravenna, OH 44266

July 8 8:00am-12:00pm Headwaters Adventure Race
Run, Pedal & Paddle for Trails & Watershed Conservation! Register and join us for this exciting adventure race that begins and ends in Mantua Village Park. Register Here 

August 20 10:00am Butterfly Hike at Towner’s Woods
Come hike with us and members of the Cleveland Natural History Museum to navigate the Butterfly Trail and see what types of butterflies we can find! Nets and viewing boxes provided for catch and release identification. Towner’s Woods Park 2264 Ravenna Rd. Kent, OH 44240

Sept. 16-17 Bike & Pedestrian Count Project
Help the Portage Park District count our trail users. Sign up to Volunteer at various trail sites in Portage County. Contact us at admin@portageparkdistrict.org or 330-297-7728 to help out!

Sept. 30 National Public Lands Day
Come help the Portage Park District complete an outdoor cleanup or planting project-Contact us if you have a large group that would like to participate 330-297-7728 or admin@portageparkdistrict.org       For individuals or small groups, just show up at our location to help out!  Location info coming soon!