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Celebrating 50 Years

Humble Beginnings (1960s and 1970s) The year was 1967. Although Ohio’s Department of Natural Resources had been established 18 years before in 1949, it was three years before the establishment of the federal EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) and celebration of the first Earth Day in 1970. It would be another…

Walborn Reservoir Eagle Nest Report

In 1979 there were only four eagle pairs in Ohio. The state is now home to over 200 nests and with around 300 known eaglets hatching each year. The eaglets at Walborn Reservoir have never been banded by ODNR for safety reasons: the nesting tree has been struck by lightning several…

Winter Adventures Await at Stark Parks

The winter season offers a different perspective of a park and the life inside it. A walk on trails that are usually busy can turn into quite the tranquil getaway, feeling as if you have the area to yourself. Take advantage of the snowy solitude and get outside on your…
Park Closed until 2019
Deer Creek Reservoir is closed while construction is underway for a new boat ramp and parking lot improvements.
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!
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We are now accepting public comment on the Phase 4 Iron Horse Trail proposal through January 29, 2019.