First organized in 1965, Medina County Park District’s mission is to enhance the quality of all life through education, conservation and the protection of natural resources. With 3700 acres of parks containing 18 miles of trails throughout the county, they are doing a great job at fulfilling the mission.
Visit any of the following parks to experience the vibrant natural life of Medina County in northeast Ohio. The links below will take you to the Medina Park District’s official web page for more information about each park.
Located in Sharon Township, this park is about 60 acres of natural lands and active recreational fields. nature trail winds through the wooded portion of the park, allowing glimpses of wildflowers and wildlife.
This Medina County park is located in Lafayette Township, and is the largest park in the county’s park system. With wetlands, forests, picnic areas, this park is a great place to enjoy with the family. Explore the natural world on the trails of Buckeye Woods Park.
Chatham Township is the location of this park in Medina County Ohio. With an observatory here, public programs take advantage of the dark sky over rural Medina County to interpret the heavenly bodies visible in northeast Ohio. The park is also a popular spot for children’s programs. Equestrian trails are available as well.
Granger Township in eastern Medina County contains one of the most scenic sites in the county. Allardale has several hiking trails, including an easy to walk trail that families with small children can enjoy.
Educational wetlands, as well as the Medina County Park District’s environmental education center are fabulous resources for teaching children about nature and ecological values at this Medina County park.
To learn more about the Medina County Park District, visit their official web site at www.medinacountyparks.com.