Registration is open on September 1st for Hancock Park District’s 9th Annual Hike-It! program.

The Hancock Park District (HPD) Hike-It program is a way for folks to go out and explore the trails throughout Hancock County. For the ninth year, participants are encouraged to walk the designated trails at several Hancock County locations. Hike-It registration begins Friday, September 1.

Registration forms may be found below. If this is your first year to participate, you may stop into the office to pick up your complimentary walking stick.

Aeraland Recreation Area
Upland Trail – 1.09 miles
Dirt/grass surface

1141 TR 243, Fostoria

Park in main lot. Take Highland trail to reach Upland trail.


Bright Conservation Area
Outside Loop – .77 miles
Grass surface

10184 TR 244, Findlay

Park in dirt driveway. Start path off of driveway.


Blue Rock Nature Preserve
Lady Bug Loop Trail – .3 miles
Gravel/dirt surface

E. Edgar Ave., Findlay

Park in lot off of Edgar Ave.; trail starts there


Centennial Park-Riverside
Trail along river – .78 miles
Paved surface

Cross Ave, E of Blanchard St., Findlay

Park in lot ; follow trail along river (turns into Hemphill Blvd.) to Riverside and return


Oakwoods Nature Preserve
Wetland Trail – 1.53 miles
Gravel/grass surface

1400 Oakwoods Lane, Findlay

Park in back lot by Discovery Center. Start at trail head by DC Porch


Riverbend Recreation Area
Deer Meadows to River – .89 miles
Paved/grass/dirt surface

16618 TR 208 Findlay

Park in Big Oaks parking lot; trail starts at paved path by drinking fountain


Riverbend Recreation Area
Meadow Trail – .40 miles
Grass surface 16618

TR 208, Findlay

Park in Big Oaks lot; trail starts by restrooms


Benton Ridge Village Park
Trail around park – .76 miles
Paved surface

152 Pine St., Benton Ridge

Park in lot; trail starts there


Emory Adams Park
East loop – .83 miles
Paved surface

1827 S. Blanchard St., Findlay

Park in lot where foot bridge crosses Eagle creek; trail starts over the bridge


Fostoria Reservoirs
Daugherty Reservoir #1 – .62 miles
Grass Surface

Herbert Ct off Independence Ave, Fostoria

Parking area by gate; trail starts there.


McComb Village Park
Park Trail – 1.3 miles
Grass/dirt surface

180 S. Park Dr. McComb

Park in spaces towards Water Treatment Plant; trail starts on North side of building