Special Events


SASQUATCH SIGHTINGS

Sasquatch has come to your Seneca Parks! Find clues about which park Squatch is visiting throughout 2021 by checking here on our website, or find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SenecaCountyParks. Use the clues to figure out which park he's in, then hike the park and take a picture of him!

Sasquatch Clue #5: With all the extreme cold and snowy conditions as of late Sasquatch has moved onto the second largest park in the Seneca Parks system. In this location, he has plenty of high and low hiding places and can roam around a little easier without being noticed. The river flows along the northern boundary and there are plenty of grassland and woodland critters and spring wildflowers for Squatch to munch on. With its two parking areas, Sasquatch can accomplish his favorite hobby, watching humans.

Sightings: Email your documented sightings to Angie Ford at aford@senecacountyparks.comSightings should include a photo of Squatch along with the location where he was seen, and the date and time of the sighting. Please keep plenty of space between yourself and the creature, so no selfies with Squatch! If possible, include the name of the trail he was seen from. Include a comment about a favorite part of the park where you saw Squatch, or something you liked about it. 

Some photos and comments will be featured on Facebook!

Prizes: For 5-15 documented sightings, people will get a patch or medallion. The prize for 15-20 sightings is a Seneca Squatch mug or hat (two per family), and people who submit more than 20 sightings will be placed in a drawing to win a Seneca Sasquatch prize package!


25 THINGS CHALLENGE

In celebrating the 25th Anniversary of The Seneca County Park District, we will challenge you each month to find 25 things within Seneca County and/or its county parks. Each month will be a different challenge (parks, birds, trees, etc). Please print off this sheet and list your findings. Keep the form and do the same each month. In December 2021, email your lists to Lrose@senecacountyparks.com or mail/drop off your forms to Seneca County Park District, 3362 S TR 151, Tiffin OH 44883. If you have completed 6 months of challenges, you will receive a prize! Questions can be mailed to Lrose@senecacountyparks.com or call 419-447-8091 x105.

January 2021 challenge: is to locate 25 parks and preserves within Seneca County. These can be township, village, city, county, or state.

February 2021 challenge: is to locate 25 Bird Species within Seneca County.

March 2021 challenge: is to locate 25 Tree/Shrub Species within Seneca County.


Walk & Wread

Storybook Trail 
Garlo Heritage Nature Preserve:
6777 S. SR 19, Bloomville OH 44818     
                              
Each month a new Storybook Trail will be created around Alma Pond for you to walk and read at your leisure. Read six books and at the end of the year, turn in your card to the library to receive a prize! Cards available at the beginning of the trail and at the library. Co-sponsored with Bliss Public Library, Bloomville.

Walking Stick Program

Join us for one of our many hikes & walks! See programs page for more details.

Take a Hike!

Two hikes are offered each month.  One hike is at Garlo Heritage Nature Preserve and is a "Nature Walk Bird Talk".  The second hike is always at a different nature preserve with a different theme.  Attend 4 hikes and earn your walking stick.  Attend another four hikes and earn a medallion and so on.

Just sign in with the naturalist.  No time limits for earning your walking stick.  Benefits include: getting a little exercise, seeing some awesome wildlife, meeting some new people on the trail and last, but not least, it is fun!