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Welcome to the Johnny Appleseed Metropolitan Park District

Whatever your age there is something to enjoy by everyone at the Johnny Appleseed Metropolitan Park District!  Whether it's fishing, camping, picnicking, hiking, swimming or Frisbee disc golf you can find it at one of our 12 park locations plus so much more!   The parks are open daily year round and locked at dark with the exception of Ottawa Metro Park, which is open 24 hours a day. 

 LATEST NEWS & PROGRAMS                                      

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CAMPGROUND TO OPEN FOR 2015 SEASON!

Ottawa Metro Park Campground located at 2632 Ada Road will open on Friday, April 10 and remain open through Sun. October 11.

 CAMPGROUND BROCHURE.pdf

 

 

 

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METRO PARK ADVENTURES SUMMER 2015

Mark your calendars now for our summer youth program series in the Metro Parks.  Registration begins May 4!

SUMMER YOUTH PROGRAMS.pdf

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FLY TYING BASICS                      Tues., Mar. 24, April 28 & May 26 Time: 7 p.m.  Locaiton: McElroy Center 2355 Ada Road, Lima, OH

This is a informal gathering of Fly Tiers and anyone who is interested in learning fly tying basics.  Watch and learn or tie your favorite fly patterns.  Summer session will be held outdoors at local waterways in July, July and August  Registration is required 3 days prior to each of the dates listed.  Please call 419-221-1232 to register.

 2014 Best of Show

NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

The winners of the 38th annual  Nature Photography Contest were announced at the November 9th open house.  Winning entries are now on display at Art Space Lima though mid December.  Congratulations to all winners and participants.  A special thank you to Alloway Environmental Testing for their sponsorship and to Phil Hugo for his judging expertise!                                    

2014 PHOTO CONTEST WINNERS.pdf

 


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Friends of the Parks Brochure 


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