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Fishing Permit

Make memories for yourself, your friends or your family with a Spring Lakes Park fishing permit. Choose to fish for one day...or all year...as you create your own fishing tales!
Sun, Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri., Sat. Jan. 1-Dec. 31, 12:00 AM
Spring Lakes Park: Spring Lakes Fishing Permit

Night Ride: Xenia Station to Spring Valley

Join the GCP&T Trail Sentinels for a moonlight ride along the region's bike trails. GCP&T Trail Sentinels are an elite volunteer group who patrol the trails and coordinate several cycling events. All night riders must be 18 and older, wear a helmet and have lights on their bikes. Rides will be cancelled in the event of a thunderstorm.
Saturday, June 24, 7:00-9:00 PM
Bike Trails: Little Miami Scenic Trail (S)

Volunteer Training - Fungus

Special guest naturalist- Robb Clifford from Darke County Parks - will be helping us to understand the world of fungus. Learn more about identification and what role plants have in the types of fungus we find. This class is for volunteers of Greene County Parks & Trails.
Monday, June 26, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Narrows Reserve: Narrows Reserve Nature Center

Minecraft Unplugged

Get outside and live Minecraft for real! Actually dig for minerals, craft your own diamond sword, go on survival mode and use a bow and arrow against creepers, zombies and other mobs! Find treasure on adventure mode and more!
Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. Jun. 26-30, 9:00 AM-2:30 PM
Main Parking Lot

Lightning Bug Hike

Find out more about those fun little critters that lights up the night. As we hike the prairie, we will learn about why lightning bugs are in decline, how they communicate with each other and how many different types we have in Ohio. Enjoy the light show!

If it is a rainy evening we will not be having the walk.

Sunday, July 2, 9:00-10:00 PM
Russ Nature Reserve

Eagles of Ohio

Celebrate this season of national pride while we learn more about our national bird --- the Bald Eagle. Bald Eagles were once on the brink of extinction in Ohio. Now there are over two hundred nest pairs with even a few in the Miami Valley area.
Monday, July 3, 7:30-8:30 PM
Narrows Reserve: Narrows Reserve Nature Center

Hunger Games Camp Style

Campers get to participate in the real life action of the Hunger Games. Hide in the forest, form alliances with others, outwit your opponents and compete in the battle to be crowned victor.
Thu., Fri. Jul. 6-7, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
Russ Nature Reserve

Night Ride: Xenia Station to Cedarville

Join the GCP&T Trail Sentinels for a moonlight ride along the region's bike trails. GCP&T Trail Sentinels are an elite volunteer group who patrol the trails and coordinate several cycling events. All night riders must be 18 and older, wear a helmet and have lights on their bikes. Rides will be cancelled in the event of a thunderstorm.
Saturday, July 8, 7:00-9:00 PM
Bike Trails: Ohio-to-Erie Trail

Full Moon Night Hike Moth Moon

Most people think of moths as ugly brown critters that fly around our outside lights. Join the naturalist to learn how this ugly duckling can actually be found in bright brilliant color just like butterflies. Although they are attracted to light, we will learn more about what plants attract moths.
Sunday, July 9, 9:00-10:30 PM
Crooked Creek Nature Sanctuary

Nature-on-the-Go

Explore nature through an action-packed week of nature exploring, creekin, archery and fishing (when available), looking for critters, hiking, crafts and more. Each day has a new theme and new activities.
Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. Jul. 10-14, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
Russ Nature Reserve