Upcoming Programs at Darke County Parks – November 2021

Darke County Park District will be offering a variety of programs this month.

Darke County Park District will be offering a variety of programs this month: 



November 6, 13, 20, 27 all day at Shawnee Prairie Preserve 

Stop-in Saturdays at the Nature to enjoy a family fun activity each month! A new activity will be ready for you and your family at the Nature Center!


Wood-Fired Oven Pretzels

November 6th at 1:00 pm at Historic Bear’s Mill

We’re going to try our hand at making pretzels in the wood fired oven adjacent to beautiful Bear’s Mill and the Greenville Creek. Just bring a lawn chair and your willingness to attempt something new! 

Registration is required.


On the Trail: Backpacking 1

November 13th at 10:00am at Bish Discovery Center

During this Backpacking 1 class, discover basic backpacking equipment and leave no trace skills. The first in the Backpacking series, this class is required in order to attend future overnight backpacking workshops. “On the Trail” classes will continue to offer additional skills throughout the year, but some courses will be required for future advanced workshops. 

Registration is required.


Full Beaver Moon Hike

November 19th at 6:00pm at Shawnee Routzong Preserve

Whoo Whoo comes out after the sun goes down? Find out on these night hikes under the full moon each month as we attempt to call in and locate the nocturnal residents of the forest. We’ll hike the trails by the light of the full moon; flashlights are not required but may prove useful. Join us at the above-designated park and dress for the weather. 

Registration is required.


DIY Green Cleaning

November 20th at 10:00am at Bish Discovery Center

What’s in your home cleaning products? Many store bought cleaning products contain various chemicals that can be harmful to you and the environment. During this program we’ll talk about common chemicals to avoid, how to find green solutions, and how to make your own simple all purpose cleaner. 

Registration is required.


Please register at:

http://www.darkecountyparks.org/programs” www.darkecountyparks.org/programs

For more information call 937-548-0165


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