Allen County Parks

Annual Pass Holders, Volunteers, and supporters of Allen County Parks,

We are pleased to announce that our Summer/Fall edition of the Wild Grapevine Newsletter is now available for download or viewing by clicking here or visiting our AC Parks website. 

Sorry for the delay in this newsletter!

Here's a couple of the programs we are offering.

Monarch Butterfly Workshop

Metea County Park Nature Center

July 15,  Sunday  1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Come to the park and learn all there is to know about Monarch butterflies. Then apply that knowledge in the prairie. Good for young and old alike (Ages 5 to 95)

Cost: Free to all that plan to help collect caterpillars during the rest of the summer.
Pre-register by: 7/5  Min. 5  Max.  15
To register or for more information: Email: rdivelbiss at allencountyparks.org  Call: 449-3778  Ron Divelbiss

 

In addition to the Tai Chi Classes we are offering this quarter from September 19th thru November 14th at Fox Island County Park we are offering a NEW program to Metea County Park called:

Yoga "With a View" !! 

Join us at the Nature Center on Wednesday evenings from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. from August 8th thru Septmeber 26th.  Check it out on page 5 of this newsletter.  

The Allen County Trailblazers Program now runs from July 1 to December 31.  More time to get your hikes in! 

The popular program has been expanded and is still FREE, thanks to PHP for another generous sponsorship this year. Check out the website for guided hikes and other special events. Find out more at www.allencountytrailblazers.org

Hike 10 of the 14 suggested trails and earn a medallion for your walking stick. This years medallion features a Monarch.  Find out more about the program and other guided hikes at www.allencountytrailblazers.org

Two guided hikes will be offered for the Allen County Park trails:

Trailblazers Hike - Metea County Park

August 23, Thursday  7:30 PM

Learn more about Metea, share hiking experiences, and get Trailblazer credit on this guided hike.  The natural and cultural history of the Softshell Turtle Trail will be our focus.  Be prepared for mosquitoes and maybe some mud.

Cost: FREE  Pre-register by:  8/19  Min. 5  Max.  35

To register or for more information: Email: metea at allencountyparks.org  Call: 449-8619 Bob Dispenza

Trailblazers Hike - Payton County Park

September 6,  Thursday  7:30 PM

Learn more about Payton County Park, share hiking experiences, and get Trailblazer credit on this guided hike.  We’ll stroll around and satisfy our curiosity together.  Be prepared for mosquitoes and maybe some mud.

Cost: FREE   Pre-register by: 9/2 Min. 5  Max.  35

To register or for more information: Email: metea at allencountyparks.org  Call: 449-8619  Bob Dispenza

 

 

Allen County Parks

7324 Yohne Road, Fort Wayne IN 46809

260.449.3180

www.allencountyparks.org

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