COVID19 Information: The Allen County Parks Department is monitoring the situation continuously and remains diligent in its cleaning procedures at our facilities. Currently scheduled programs are being monitored for required min. registration levels and remain on calendar. If the situation changes we will act accordingly and notify any registered participants as soon as possible. Meanwhile though hiking on our nature trails could be just the answer for you if events you were planning on attending have been cancelled.

03/15/20 – Search for Greens Scavenger Hunts on 15, 16 & 17 cancelled due to no registrations
03/16/20 – Young Naturalist Home School Programs cancelled through the end of April 2020.
03/17/20 – Caving Adventure – Postponed to a later date TBD

For the most up to date information regarding the virus please visit our friends at the Allen County Department of Health. Click here. We would like to thank them for their work as they deal with this and many other health concerns.

It would be extremely helpful to the Department of Health if citizens would take a small amount of time to fill out their community survey located here.

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. Click Here for our Programs Calendar To view this document requires Adobe Reader. Don’t have it? Get it for free at http://get.adobe.com/reader/

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Allen County Parks Administrative Offices

Fox Island County Park Nature Center 7324 Yohne Road Fort Wayne IN 46809 Phone: 260.449.3180 Fax: 260.449.3181