The Public Safety Dept. or Rangers exist to help you, so don’t be shy about saying hello or reporting any concerns. Users should follow all rules and regulations.
Reach an on-duty Ranger at 330.353.2377
All pets must be leashed while on park property and owners must dispose of pet waste properly
Camping is generally not permitted in Stark Parks. A primitive campsite is located at the Bridgeport Quarry Trailhead for individuals or small groups hiking or biking the Towpath Trail. Car camping is not permitted. Organized camping by civic groups or other recognized organizations may be allowed with approval in advance.
Fires are not permitted except in park grills or personally owned grills and only for cooking purposes.
Alcohol is not permitted on general park property.
All-terrain vehicles are not permitted in any area.
All state fishing regulations apply. If you are 16 years of age or older, you are required to have a license. Seniors also need to have a license, but may have a fee waived. Contact ODNR for these details.
Hunting is permitted only in designated areas within the park district and all state hunting regulations apply.
The speed limit on most park roadways and parking lots is 15 mph. Please obey all posted speed limits.
Swimming is not permitted in any body of water within the park district.
littering; feeding wildlife; removing flowers, shrubs and other property; disorderly conduct; public indecency and nudity; fireworks; and posting and distributing signs or advertisements
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