For Immediate Release
June 19, 2020
ODNR Designates the Blanchard River 14th State Water Trail
FINDLAY, Ohio – Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Director Mary Mertz designated the Blanchard River Water Trail as Ohio’s 14th state water trail
Register at https://hancockparks.com/events/ to take part in an archery class led by a certified archery instructor. Classes are available for adults, teens, and youth. There are also Open Shoot opportunities once you have completed one of the workshops.
The Coronavirus pandemic has forced the cancellation of the Hancock Park District’s 69th Annual Riverside Summer Concert Series at Findlay’s historic Riverside Park in the Allen P. Dudley Memorial Band Shell. Minimizing the number of persons gathered and promoting social
Hancock Park District parks and trails, including the Field of Dreams Dog Park at Riverbend Recreation Area, are open. Zonta Landing Boat Rentals will be open on weekends and holidays, 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Memorial Day weekend through
Project FeederWatch began in 1987 and is operated by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology in partnership with the National Audubon Society, Bird Studies Canada, and Canadian Nature Federation. Project FeederWatch is a winter-long survey of birds that visit feeders at
On October 19, 1970 the Hancock Park District (HPD) was created to meet the growing demand for public access to parks and recreation opportunities close to home, such as hiking, bicycling, and boating. Celebrate HPD’s 50th Birthday throughout the year
The top 12 entries have been selected in Hancock Park District’s 24th Annual Photography contest. Voting for the People’s Choice concluded on December 14. The winning photos that will be featured in the 12-month 2020 calendar are:
• Grand Prize
Congratulations to Donna Smith, the winner of the Autumn Fest Apple Pie Contest!
Donna turned to two sources to construct her winning pie. “I found the crust recipe on Alexa. The filling recipe was from a recipe pamphlet that my
Hancock Park District programs immerse students in nature and history through hands-on and experiential activities that are closely aligned with Ohio Academic Content Standards. Our professional staff is dedicated to promoting a better understanding and appreciation of the local culture,
The Heritage Trail was created in 1963 by Boy Scout Troop 323. Changes in land ownership, floods, storms, and erosion erased the trail by the early 1980s. In 1981, a new trail route was created. Today, the 20.22-mile Heritage Trail