NOTICE: Allen County Parks believes that the upcoming holidays are meant to be spent with family and friends!! So that our employees may spend the holidays with their loved ones the following hours will be in effect:
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 – Parks will close at 4:00 pm
Thursday, November 24, 2016 THANKSGIVING DAY – PARKS WILL BE CLOSED!!
December 24th – Parks will close at 4:00 pm
December 25th CHRISTMAS DAY – PARKS WILL BE CLOSED!!
December 31st – Parks will close at 4:00 pm
ALL OTHER DAYS WILL BE OUR NORMAL WINTER OPERATING HOURS OF 9:00 am to 6:00 pm. Nature Center hours are 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
For upcoming events – see calendar at right hand bottom of this page! Please note most programs have a pre-registration date!!
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Allen County Parks Mission…
“To establish and manage a permanent park system incorporating conservation, education, outdoor values, and nature preservation, and to provide recreational opportunities for the people of Allen County within this structure”
Allen County Parks provide:
- Natural areas for recreation and nature study
- Environmental education for thousands of Allen County school children
- Natural and cultural history programs of all ages
- Careful management of county park system resources to maintain and increase natural diversity and recreational opportunities
- Rental facilities in a beautiful natural setting
Allen County Parks are owned by the people of Allen County and are operated by the volunteer Allen County Parks Board, appointed by area public and elected officials. Allen County Parks are funded by Allen County government and by user fees, facility rentals, program fees, grants, donations, and gifts. Staff salaries are provided by county tax revenues, with ALL operating and maintenance expenses supplied by user fees and other sources.
Thanks for visiting our website! Come visit us in person, we’d love to have you and we’re sure you will enjoy your visit. Click on any of the pages on the right to find out more information about the parks and programs we offer.
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