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Spring is knocking on our Geauga County door. Visit one of your Geauga parks.

Activity abounds right in your backyard!

• Fulfill your longing for fresh air and a nice long hike. Start at The West Nature Center and hike to the new Falls Trail with the stunning Affelder Falls. Or click Find a Park above for hiking on our more than 77 trails.

• Break out those bicycles and ride The Maple Highlands Trail. Did you know plans are underway to pave the southern section through the Village of Middlefield?

• So many birds, flowers and amphibians show up in a big way March through May. Join a naturalist to spot some! For what's available, click Find a Program/Event above.

There is truly something for everyone.
We'll look forward to seeing you this spring!


Take a daytime-nighttime tour of The West Woods'
vernal pools with Chief Naturalist John Kolar!

Stay tuned for news coming soon about a giveaway to win up to four FREE BICYCLES and other park prizes, plus get updates about all the FREE events and activities available in your Geauga Park District!

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Adult Turkey Hunting

(Deadline: May 12)

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Summer Camps
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West Woods Wednesdays Farm Market

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Nature Arts Festival

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Job Openings

Home Sweet Habitat

The West Woods Nature Center

Carlene Exline, Karen Leonard, Noah’s Child, Lisa Ruschman & Barbara Yoxall May 19 - July 25


Free wi-fi access is available at The West Woods Nature Center, Big Creek Park's Meyer Center & Observatory Park (SSID/name gcPUBLIC, password GCpublic)

For non-emergency ranger calls, please dial 440-279-0814.

Unscheduled closures are posted on WKYC and WEWS in Cleveland, as well as Facebook and Twitter.

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"Hidden Figures" Space Math
Friday, April 28, 7-8 PM
Observatory Park, Robert McCullough Science Center
Get a taste of the math of orbit calculations, as shown in the film "Hidden Figures"! If weather conditions allow, this program will be followed by night-sky viewing using the park telescopes until 11 PM.

Backcountry Hike
Saturday, April 29, 10 AM-12 PM
Sunnybrook Preserve
Join a naturalist for an on and off-trail adventure exploring seldom-visited portions of this park in search of signs of spring.

Night Sky Viewing
Saturday, April 29, 7-11 PM
Observatory Park, Robert McCullough Science Center
Take in the wonders of the night sky using park telescopes! Planetarium program if weather won't allow night sky viewing.

-- program requires pre-registration

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