UPCOMING PROGRAMS

Animal Birthday Party
April 24 |
Creek Bend Farm

Help celebrate the animals at the nature center celebrate their birthdays! Create enrichment activities, decorate a cake, and color cards for the goats, turtles, and Nibbles.

Volunteer Opportunity: Trail clearing at Christy Farm Nature Preserve
April 25 |
Christy Farm Nature Preserve

We will be working to clear the Ravine Trail at Christy Farm Nature Preserve.

Wildflower Walk
April 29 |
White Star Park

Enjoy a spring walk searching for and identifying wildflowers. Wildflower field guides are optional. We will add our discoveries to the iNaturalist White Star project.

Puddle Jumpers & Tree Huggers: Animal Mommies
May 8 |
Creek Bend Farm

Celebrate Mother's Day in the park. Little ones 3-12 years old bring your moms and grandmoms outside to discover how wild moms keep their babies safe. Registration required.

Warbler ID - Spring Migration for Beginners
May 9 |
River Cliff Park

Join us at River Cliff Park for a presentation and a walk through the park. Learn about Spring migratory birds then put your new knowledge to the test!

*Nature Camp LITTLES (6-8)
June 29 - July 2 |
Creek Bend Farm

Come discover the world around you as we create and investigate during this 4-day adventure at Creek Bend Farm!

*Nature Camp MIDDLES (9-10)
June 29 - July 2 |
Creek Bend Farm

Come discover the world around you as we create and investigate during this 4-day adventure at Creek Bend Farm!

*Nature Camp BIGS (11-12)
July 6 - 9 |
Creek Bend Farm

Take nature exploration and outdoor fun to the next level at Creek Bend Farm!

*Nature Camp LITTLES (6-8)
July 6 - 9 |
Creek Bend Farm

Come discover the world around you as we create and investigate during this 4-day adventure at Creek Bend Farm!

*Nature Camp MIDDLES (9-10)
July 6 - 9 |
Creek Bend Farm

Come discover the world around you as we create and investigate during this 4-day adventure at Creek Bend Farm!

*Nature Camp BIGS (11-12)
July 13 - 16 |
Creek Bend Farm

Take nature exploration and outdoor fun to the next level at Creek Bend Farm!

*Nature Camp LITTLES (6-8)
July 13 - 16 |
Creek Bend Farm

Come discover the world around you as we create and investigate during this 4-day adventure at Creek Bend Farm!

*Nature Camp MIDDLES (9-10)
July 13 - 16 |
Creek Bend Farm

Come discover the world around you as we create and investigate during this 4-day adventure at Creek Bend Farm!

*Nature Camp BIGS (11-12)
July 20 - 23 |
Creek Bend Farm

Take nature exploration and outdoor fun to the next level at Creek Bend Farm!

*Nature Camp LITTLES (6-8)
July 20 - 23 |
Creek Bend Farm

Come discover the world around you as we create and investigate during this 4-day adventure at Creek Bend Farm!

*Nature Camp MIDDLES (9-10)
July 20 - 23 |
Creek Bend Farm

Come discover the world around you as we create and investigate during this 4-day adventure at Creek Bend Farm!

*Nature Camp WEE ONES (4-5)
July 27 - 30 |
Creek Bend Farm

Nature exploration and outdoor fun for our youngest explorers at Creek Bend Farm!

*Nature Camp WEE ONES (4-5)
July 27 - 30 |
Creek Bend Farm

Nature exploration and outdoor fun for our youngest explorers at Creek Bend Farm!

EXPLORE YOUR SANDUSKY COUNTY PARKS

Ringneck Ridge Wildlife Area

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

Countryside Park

Home to the Park District’s Main office 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

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