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  • Call for Entries: Nature Writing Contest

    Do you feel inspired by Nature? Put it in writing and enter to win cash prizes and notoriety among the Nature-loving community in the 24th Annual Nature Writing Contest. 2019 Application Entries are due Wednesday, May 1. Good luck!

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  • Introducing the New 2019 Family Fun Giveaway

    What would it be like to win FREE CAMPING GEAR – maybe a tent, some sleeping bags, some camping chairs and campfire cooking tools – and be all set to camp four great Geauga County parks: Big Creek Park, Headwaters Park, Chickagami Park and The West Woods? Geauga Park District’s 2019 Family Fun Giveaway can make that possible for you! When you sign up for personalized email updates from the parks at bit.ly/gpdgiveaway2019 now through 8 a.m. on June 3,…

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  • Prescription for Parks

    Geauga Park District and University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center are excited to introduce a new collaboration with a focus on health, aimed at making sure Geauga County residents are aware of all the awesome and totally free ways their parks can help them get and stay fit all year round. Prescription for Parks recently began with displays in 10 primary care physicians’ offices to help them “prescribe” outdoor activities like walking, jogging, biking, canoeing, kayaking and fishing. Pictured are (L…

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  • Little Free Libraries in Your Parks

    Six new Little Free Libraries have found homes in Geauga Park District, thanks to a group of women with a passion for literacy, Women United of United Way Services of Geauga County. Anyone is now welcome to take a book home from the new weather-proof libraries at Bass Lake Preserve, Swine Creek Reservation, The West Woods, The Maple Highlands Trail’s South Street entrance, Big Creek Park and Walter C. Best Wildlife Preserve. Women United, a group formed through United Way…

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  • Make This Site Look & Function Like an App on Your Mobile Device

    Do you want our new website to look and function like an app on your smartphone or tablet? Follow these easy steps to place a bookmark on your home screen for easy access to your parks when you're on the move.

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