Grant Application

2022 Sandusky County Park District Local Park Capital Improvement Grant Applications


Hunting information, permits, surveys, and rules.



Homestead Holiday
December 10 |
Creek Bend Farm

Tour the farmhouse at Creek Bend Farm as we celebrate Christmas in the 1940s. The nature center will also be open for holiday crafts to take home.

Holiday Crafting
December 16 |
Creek Bend Farm

Do you need more holiday decorations? Want to try your hand at some homemade gifts? Stop by the Wilson Nature Center between 3-6pm to make festive holiday crafts.

Stockings & Sugar Plums
December 17 |
White Star Park

Come to the log cabins for an old-fashioned afternoon. Make small wool stockings and sugar plums to take home. Registration is required. $5 fee

Big Bird Year
December 18 |
Shelley Wetland

Join us on these monthly hikes and challenge yourself to see as many bird species in one year as possible. Hikes will rotate through various habitats. Registration required.

Tree Huggers: Berries & Boughs
December 18 |
White Star Park

Tree Huggers programs are for children ages 6-10 years old. Explore the woodlands searching for pine boughs, berries, acorns and colorful twigs. Then create a winter decoration to take home. Registration is required.

Winter Bouquet Walk
December 22 |
Wolf Creek Park

Join a naturalist on a winter walk through Wolf Creek Park to collect natural items to make a bouquet. This program is weather dependent and registration is required.

Winter Camp
December 28 - 30 |
Creek Bend Farm

Come discover the winter world around you as we create and investigate during this 3-day adventure at Creek Bend Farm! Ages 6-12.

New Year's with Nibbles
December 31 |
Creek Bend Farm

Celebrate the countdown of another year with us and Nibbles! Play games, make a mask, and dress in Nibbles' favorite color--yellow, like a dandelion. Registration is required.


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