White Star Beach

White Star Beach is open noon to 8pm daily! Click HERE for information.

UPCOMING PROGRAMS

Step into Summer Hiking Program
June 1 - August 31 |
Various Park Locations

Kick off the summer with the "Step Into Summer Hiking Series". Complete 8 hikes and receive a hiking badge that can be placed on a hiking stick.

Frontier to Farm - Bread Baking
August 9 |
Creek Bend Farm

Enjoy your evening learning a new skill at Creek Bend Farm. You will learn how to make a loaf of bread based on a 1940s recipe. For ages 12 and up. Registration is required.

Metal Detecting: White Star Beach
August 13 |
White Star Park

Bring your own metal detectors to White Star Beach for metal detecting. Must stay on the beach, cannot enter water. Replace any holes that are dug. Participants must register

Eco-Warriors-The Cutting Crew
August 14 |
White Star Park

Be an eco-warrior and help remove invasive plants found in prairie habitats. Wear sturdy shoes for walking on uneven terrain.

Frontier to Farm - Rug Braiding
August 17 |
White Star Park

Enjoy an evening learning a new skill at the log cabins. Rug braiding was a way to use up scraps of fabric to create colorful rugs. Learn how to make one for your own home.

Puddle Jumpers/Tree Huggers: Creek Splashing
August 21 |
Mull Covered Bridge

Meet at the Mull Covered Bridge to explore the creek. Some supplies will be provided. Please wear old shoes or boots to be in the creek. Registration is required. Ages 4-12

Frontier to Farm - Fruity Concoctions
August 26 |
White Star Park

Enjoy an evening in front of the log cabins making your own fruity dessert and sipping a cold wildflower-based drink. Registration is required.

Metal Detecting: White Star Beach
August 30 |
White Star Park

Bring your own metal detectors to White Star Beach for metal detecting. Must stay on the beach, cannot enter water. Replace any holes that are dug. Participants must register

Frontier to Farm - Refrigerator Pickles
August 30 |
Creek Bend Farm

Enjoy your evening learning a new skill at Creek Bend Farm. You will learn the steps to making refrigerator dill pickles, and take home a jar of your own. For ages 12 and up.

Metal Detecting: White Star Beach
September 23 |
White Star Park

Bring your own metal detectors to White Star Beach for metal detecting. Must stay on the beach, cannot enter water. Replace any holes that are dug. Participants must register

Metal Detecting: White Star Beach
October 1 |
White Star Park

Bring your own metal detectors to White Star Beach for metal detecting. Must stay on the beach, cannot enter water. Replace any holes that are dug. Participants must register

EXPLORE YOUR SANDUSKY COUNTY PARKS

Ringneck Ridge Wildlife Area

The diverse habitats include open fields, woodlands, wet meadows, and limestone barrens.

Countryside Park

This 20-acre property includes grassy spaces for play,

North Coast Inland Trail

The Sandusky County portion of the North Coast Inland Trail, or NCIT, is a 28-mile multi-use trail that travels between Elmore and Bellevue.

The Woods at the Luscombe Farm

A 1-mile loop trail meanders through this picturesque 55-acre woodlot which consists of maples, hickories, oaks, and spicebush.

Wolf Creek Park

Nestled along the banks of the Sandusky River

White Star Park

White Star Park consists of 797 acres and four distinct areas which include; White Star Quarry, White Star Campground, Barn and Cabins, and Doug Haubert Wetland.

Tea Kaufman Homestead

This 14-acre property is directly adjacent to the North Coast Inland Trail and serves as an access point to the trail.

Shelley Wetland

This 17-acre, bowl-shaped wetland was created when gravel was removed for the construction of the New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railway

River Cliff Park

Home of our Administrative Offices. Donated by Black Swamp Conservancy, this 80-acre park is located on the Sandusky River adjacent to the Blue Banks

Franklin and Phillip Rose Wildlife Area

Located at the mouth of Muddy Creek this wetland area is used for programming purposes only.

Decoy Marsh

Previously a private hunt club, this 67-acre property consists of wetlands and diked marsh areas

Christy Farm Nature Preserve

Visitors can enjoy a walk along the Muskellunge Creek or catch a glimpse of an active heron rookery

Mull Covered Bridge

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places this “town lattice” truss type bridge is one of the last remaining covered bridges in Northwest Ohio.

Blue Heron Reserve

This 160 acre propery features seasonal wetlands, grassy trails, and a mile of boardwalk trail.

Creek Bend Farm

Featuring the Wilson Nature Center, the Wildlife Library and Children's Activity Area