Show ParkFinder

Category: Events

Deck the Hollow Holiday Lights Walk at Quail Hollow Park

Join Stark Parks and the Quail Hollow Volunteer Association for a lighted walk experience at Quail Hollow Park! The grounds will feature decorated trees and lights. Stop inside the beautifully decorated Stewart House for a self-guided tour of one of Stark County's true gems. Take a stroll down Santa Lane…

Exceptional Volunteers Honored

Front Row (L to R): Deb Belden, Lindy Anastis, Denise FreelandBack Row (L to R): Wayne Wellbaum, Executive Director Dan Moeglin, Patrick Cooper, Howard Montgomery from NE Ohio Orienteering Club. Not Pictured: Patricia Quick Stark Parks celebrated volunteer accomplishments in 2022 at the annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner at the Exploration Gateway at Sippo…

parkrun, a Free 5k Held Saturdays at Sippo Lake Park!

Friends of Stark Parks is proud to offer parkrun USA at Sippo Lake Park! Held every Saturday morning, parkrun is a free, weekly, volunteer-led timed 5k run. Staged at parks around the world, these 5k events are open to everyone – including walkers. Participants only need to register once, where…
Hiking on a wooded trail

Stark Exploring Trail Challenge

Soon enough, the leaves will be turning, the air will be brisk, and fall will be popping up all around. Take the Stark Exploring Challenge and experience autumn with Stark Parks! From September 1 to November 30, hike 10 of the select trails and purchase a hiking stick and shield!…

Trash to Treasure Contest

When: Saturday, Nov. 19, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Where: Exploration Gateway at Sippo Lake Park, 5712 12th St. NW, Canton 44708 About the Event: Meet the winners, see their creative projects, and visit partner booths including Habitat for Humanity, Ohio Ocean Foundation, and Stark-Tusc-Wayne Recycling District.  All participants are…
Towpath Trail Closed in Areas
We expect water to recede over the weekend. As of 6/21/19, we cannot access trail damage or downed trees in many areas. These areas will be closed to trail users until a full inspection is complete. Please follow all trail closing barricades and signs.
Hi There! We hope you are looking to Opt Outside today or any day. Take a break from buying presents and be present. Your body and mind thank you!
Feedback Requested!
We are now accepting public comment on the Phase 4 Iron Horse Trail proposal through January 29, 2019.
E-bike Pilot Program
Class 1 e-bikes are permitted to ride on multi-purpose trails (crushed limestone or asphalt). E-bikes are not permitted on natural surface, equestrian, or mountain bike trails. A class 1 e-bike is a bicycle equipped with fully operable pedals and an electric motor of less than 750 watts that provides assistance only when the rider is pedaling and ceases to provide assistance when the bicycle reaches the speed of 20 miles per hour.
Trail Closed
We expect water to recede over the weekend. As of 6/21/19, we cannot access trail damage or downed trees in many places. These areas will be closed to trail users until a full inspection is complete. Please follow all trail closing barricades and signs.
Marinas Open for Season May 1
Registration Reminder!
1. Make sure you register and pay (if applicable) for the camp. 2. Print your waiver and bring it with you to camp. 3. Read over special instructions and welcome letter. 4. Call us at 330.477.3552 with any questions.
Serenades in the Park Concert Cancelled-Petros Lake Park
The concert has been cancelled as of 12 p.m. on Sept. 1, 2019 due to inclement weather in the forecast at the performance time. The exact same performance will be held tomorrow, Monday Sept. 2 at 5 p.m. on the steps of North Canton City Hall, 145 N. Main St., North Canton, 44720.
Deadline Approaching: Order Club Apparel by Feb. 9!
Use the Shop Apparel Button on the main page or the button below!
New Shelter and Program Reservation System
A new online system for program registration and shelter reservations on this site was launched on Oct. 3, 2022.

Please create a new user account if you wish to sign up for upcoming programs or reserve park shelters. Your old account and password are no longer valid.

Contact us anytime for assistance at information@starkparks.com or 330-477-3552