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'2019'

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Findley State Park offers informative and fun summer naturalist programs for the entire family, plus special events for added family fun!

 

(all dates, times & locations of meetings are subject to change)

 

Annual Buckeye Trail Winter Hike - February 2nd, 10:00 am 12:00pm

Meet at the Campground Pavilion

Join the Buckeye Trail Association and Findley State Park staff to experience the beauty of winter through Findley’s woodlands and around the lake. Hikes include a 10k, 5k and interpretive lead hikes. Donations accepted for cornbread and bean soup after hikes. Meet at the Nature Center in the Campground and dress for the weather.  Call 440-647-5749 Ext. 100 or 102 for more information.

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Friends of Findley State Park, Inc. monthly meeting - February 5th

6:30 pm in the Park at the Nature Center.

 

 

Friends of Findley State Park, Inc. monthly meeting - March 5th

 6:30 pm in the Park at the Nature Center.

 

 

Friends of Findley State Park, Inc. monthly meeting - April 2nd

6:30 pm in the Park at the Nature Center.

 

 

Spring Into Findley Campout - April 26th - 27th

Meet at the Campground Pavilion

     

Enjoy your spring break at Findley or just spring at this special campout event.  Event includes movie and Children 10 and under are invited to hunt for fun filled eggs. Campsites will be on a first-come, first-serve basis for this weekend.  Call (440) 647-5749 Ext. 100 or 102 for more information.

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Friends of Findley State Park, Inc. monthly meeting - May 7th

6:30 pm in the Park at the Campground Pavilion.

 

 

Friends Beautifying Findley State Park - May 11th

Planting flowers and mulching areas around the park.  Want to know how you can help, sign up as a volunteer with the Friends of Findley State Park, Inc.  Call the Friends of Findley State Park, Inc.  President Kevin Saunders @ 440-221-2782 or Vise-President Bill Martin @ 440-487-2095 for more information.

 

 

Naturalist Programs - May thru September, Tuesday thru Saturday, Varied Times

Meet at the Pavilion, Nature Center or Amphitheater

Enjoy Programs with park Naturalist on fishing, archery, crafts, reptiles, trees , movies etc.  Call (440) 647-5749 Ext. 100, 102 or Camp Office (440) 647-4490 for more information.

 

 

Memorial Day Root Beer Float Social - May 25th, 1:00-3:00 pm

     

Enjoy summertime with a delicious old fashion root beer float.  The Friends of Findley State Park sponsor this event at every summer holiday as a fund raising means.  All proceeds benefit the park directly.  The most recent donation to the park from the group is a pavilion that was built in 2010.

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Black River Game Club Youth Fishing Derby - June 1st, 10:00 am

Meet at the Picnic Point Shelter House

The lake will be stocked with hundreds of catfish for children ages 3 - 15 to catch for fun and prizes, and sharpen fishing skills. Meet at the Picnic Point Shelter, lunch will be served at noon.  Contact park for complete rules, (440) 647-5749 Ext. 100 or 102 for more information. Regular camping fees apply. Reservations for camping may be made six months prior to the event. To make reservations, please call 1-866-644-6727 or visit www.ohiostateparks.org.

 

 

Friends of Findley State Park, Inc. monthly meeting - June 4th

6:30 pm in the Park at the Campground Pavilion.

 

 

Youth Anglers Fishing Derby - June 15th, 10:00 am

Meet at the Picnic Point Shelter House

The lake will be stocked with hundreds of catfish for children thru age 15 to catch for fun and prizes, and sharpen their fishing skills. Old pros will be on hand for tips on bait, tackle and identification. Meet at the Picnic Point Shelter, lunch will be served at noon. Free to the public. Contact park for complete rules, (440) 647-5749 Ext. 100 or 102 for more information. Regular camping fees apply. Reservations for camping may be made six months prior to the event. To make reservations, please call 1-866-644-6727 or visit www.ohiostateparks.org.

 

 

Ohio Amateur Disc Golf Tournament - June 15th & 16th, Times TBA

Start at the Disc Course Parking Lot.

 

 

 

14th Annual - Cruise-In to Summer - June 23rd, 9am - 4pm

Meet at the Beach Parking Lot

           

Join the Friends of Findley State Park, Inc. for their 14th Annual Car Show and Cruise-In.  Registration is from 9:00 am - Noon.  Music, Food, Dash Plaques, and much more.  Registration Forms are available in the Cruisin' Times Magazine and at the Park Office.  For more information call the Friends of Findley State Park, Inc.  President Kevin Saunders @ 440-221-2782 or Vise-President Bill Martin @ 440-487-2095.  For a printable Entry Form CLICK HERE.  Regular camping fees apply. Reservations for camping may be made six months prior to the event. To make reservations, please call 1-866-644-6727 or visit www.ohiostateparks.org.

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Friends of Findley State Park, Inc. monthly meeting July 2nd

6:30 pm in the Park at the Campground Pavilion.

 

 

Fourth of July Root Beer Float Social - July 6th, 7:00-9:00 pm

   

Enjoy summertime with a delicious old fashion root beer float.  The Friends of Findley State Park sponsor this event at every summer holiday as a fund raising means.  All proceeds benefit the park directly.  The most recent donation to the park from the group is a pavilion that was built in 2010.

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Mountain Bike Race - August 3rd, Times TBA

 

 

Friends of Findley State Park, Inc. monthly meeting August 6th

6:30 pm in the Park at the Campground Pavilion.

 

 

2nd Annual - Lost Island - Disc Golf Tournament - August 10th & 11th

More information to follow.

 

 

Friends of Findley State Park, Inc. monthly meeting September 3rd

6:30 pm in the Park at the Campground Pavilion.

 

 

5th Annual - Tastings In The Woods - September 14th, 2:00-8:00 pm

Meet at the Campground Pavilion

Friends of Findley State Park, Inc. will be holding their 5th annual "Tastings In The Woods", a wine tasting fund raiser event featuring Ohio wineries at the campground pavilion from 2:00 to 8:00 pm.  Come sample wines, listen to the sounds of local musicians, enjoy wood fired oven pizza from "Beautiful Flame" of Lorenzo's in Oberlin and learn about cooking with wine demonstrated by Chef Will Skinner, owner and creator of Gertz Culinary and Struggle 2 Hope.  Admission fee of only $15 includes souvenir wine glass, 5 tickets for a 2 oz. tasting each, and a ticket for an entry into a chance to win a wine basket valued at over $100.  There will also be raffles and drawings for get away packages and wine and camping related items.  Additional tickets for tasting may be purchased and sealed bottles may be purchased to enjoy off premise

Camping is available. Reservations for camping may be made ahead of time.  Regular camping fees apply.  To make reservations, please call 1-866-644-6727 or visit www.ohiostateparks.org.  For more event information, please contact Laura Leitner at lauraleitner@oh.rr.com.  ID's will be checked.  No outside food or pets, please.

 

 

 

Friends of Findley State Park, Inc. monthly meeting October 1st

6:30 pm in the Park at the Campground Pavilion.

 

 

Fall Campout - October 4th & 5th

Meet at the Campground Pavilion

     

Celebrate the wonderful season of fall and create some great family memories.  The park will have a children's activities, crafts, leaf hike, games, Trick or Treating and daytime hayrides. Contact park (440) 647-5749 Ext. 100 or 102 for more information.  Regular camping fees apply.  Reservations for camping may be made six months prior to the event.  To make reservations, please call 1-866-644-6727 or visit www.ohiostateparks.org.

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Halloween Campout - October 11th & 12th

Meet at the Campground Pavilion

     

Family games, valley ball, campsite decorating, Trick or Treating, daytime hayrides, potluck soup and much more fun for the whole family. Contact park (440) 647-5749 Ext. 100 or 102 for more information.  Regular camping fees apply.  Reservations for camping may be made six months prior to the event.  To make reservations, please call 1-866-644-6727 or visit www.ohiostateparks.org.

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Venison Chili Cook Off - October 26th, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Meet at the Campground Pavilion

Calling all cooks! Participants must pre-register at the park for this event between September 1st and October 22nd. Findley provides the venison to contestants on Friday before the event. Contestants must return their entries for judging by 1:00 pm on Saturday at the Campground Pavilion.  Contact park (440) 647-5749 Ext. 100 or 102 for more information.  Regular camping fees apply.  Reservations for camping may be made six months prior to the event.  To make reservations, please call 1-866-644-6727 or visit www.ohiostateparks.org.

 

 

Friends of Findley State Park, Inc. monthly meeting November 5th

6:30 pm in the Park at the Nature Center.

 

 

 

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