Friends of Warren County Park District

The Warren County Parks belong to you.

Free admission every day.

Explore your parks with a visit through our picture gallery.

Support your local parks

Your financial support will enable us to meet our goals and continue our mission to support the Warren County Park District. Friends of WC Park District is a tax exempt 501c3 non-profit organization.

Individual memberships are $15.00






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Register Now

Check out the dates for the 2019 Fun Run Series and register now.

May 11th Fun Run

Friends, Family, Neighbors,Co-workers Join in on the Fun!


The Book Run
Keep the Pace 5k for United Way

Come join us for a 5k unchipped fun run/walk through beautiful Armco Park! The fun run/walk benefits the United Way of Warren County's "Summer Slide" early childhood literacy program and the Warren County Park District. Since 2012, the "Summer Slide" early childhood literacy program has provided 18,999 books and learning aids to the preschool children of Warren County.

Date: May 11, 2019

Start time: 9:00 AM

Location: Armco Park 1223 N. State Rt 741; Lebanon OH

Registration: $20 registration fee (no t-shirt)/$38 registration fee (includes t-shirt)T-shirt guaranteed until April 24


Registration Options:.  

1. Pre-register at  https://TheBookRun.itsyourrace.com/register/ 


2. Register day of race at 8:00 am. $25 cash or check only at day of race registration.  Online registration closes at 12:00 pm on May 9th. Walk up registration beginning at 8:00 AM on race day.

Benefits: Warren County Parks District and the United Way of Warren County.

You will want to order this cool t-shirt for the Book Run.....a different  t-shirt for each race!

You will want to order this cool t-shirt for the Book Run.....a different t-shirt for each race!

ENJOY THE 2019 SEASON

FISHING

Fishing licenses are available at the Warren County Armco Park Office.

Watch for info about the annual Youth Fishing Derby.

KAYAKING, CANOEING & PADDLEBOARDING

Rentals are available at the boat house in Warren County Armco Park.

Peddle boats are also available.

GOLF, FOOT GOLF & FRISBEE GOLF

18 Hole Golf Course & Driving Range

Night Golf on specified dates

18 Hole Foot Golf Course

New Frisbee Golf Course (FREE)

TENNIS/PICKLE BALL COURTS

FREE at Warren County Armco Park.

Equipment available.

HIKING/NATURE TRAILS

The new Keever Park on St Rt 741 has a 2 mile bluebird trail.

Warren Co. Armco Park has a marked Tree Trail.

Hisey Park has a beautiful 

wildflower trail and wetlands.

Landen Deerfield Park will have a handicap accessible trail this spring.

SOFTBALL FIELDS

Leagues are forming.

New concession stand opening soon

Large elevated deck overlooking fields

Lighted fields for night leagues

Playground for the kids

INTRODUCING

Shannon Russell

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From April through October, Shannon serves as the WCPD's Staff Naturalist, facilitating community-wide programs like Tech-Free Tuesdays, #WCPD100HoursOutside Challenge, the Otterbein Natures Series, and programs for local scout troops and homeschoolers.   

Bill Lindauer

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 Please see our calendar of upcoming events for naturalist programs that are FREE and open to the public, compliments of Bill Lindauer. Bill is a retired science teacher and Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist (OCVN) who is a passionate educator and dedicates countless hours to the betterment of Warren County Parks. 

Dave Woehr

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Dave Woehr is an Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist (OCVN) who enjoys photography and writing articles about nature. To check out some of Dave's amazing photos, visit his

photo gallery at the top of the page. 

Upcoming Public Events

For more info on these and other upcoming events, visit: http://tinyurl.com/WCPD-events

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Check out Shannon Russell, WCPD Naturalist, on Lebanon's "City Show"

HELP PURCHASE TREES FOR OUR PARKS

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Did you know you can support the Warren County Park District just by shopping at Kroger?  It's easy when you enroll in Kroger Community Rewards. This program does not alter your gas points. To get started, sign up with your Plus Card and select Friends of Warren County Park District.  Once you have enrolled, you will earn rewards for your designated non-profit organization.


Help purchase trees for the Park by enrolling in Kroger Community Rewards.


www:Kroger/CommunityRewards.com




ABOUT FWCPD

What is FWCPD?

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Friends of Warren County Park District is a 

501(c)3  non-profit organization working as a volunteer effort to support and promote the parks in the Warren County Park District.

www.co.warren.oh.us/parks

We are...

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We are naturalists, event planners, photographers, gardeners and even astronomers.  OBTW You can visit the Warren County Astronomical Society at www.wcas-oh.org

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INTERESTED?

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Meetings are the second Wed. of each month at 1:00 at WC Armco Park.  Hope to see you there.  For more info:    

513-695-1109

Resources

ODNR

Ohio Department of Natural Resources

Ohio's source for state parks, forests, wildlife areas, natural areas, hunting and camping.

www.ohiodnr.gov

Audubon Society of Ohio

Promoting the conservation and appreciation of nature for environmental sustainability with a focus on birds.

www.cincinnatiaudubon.org


OCVN

Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalists.

To receive more information on the 2018 program contact 

Erin Shaw at 513-897-2437

 or for scholarship assistance contact Park Office  513-695-1109

Little Miami Conservancy

Dedicated to the restoration and protection of the Little Miami Wild and Scenic River.

littlemiami.com


Little Miami Scenic Trail

The 3rd longest paved trail in the U.S..

73 mile paved path runs between Springfield and Newtown

www.littlemiamistatepark.org

Master Gardeners

The Master Gardener program provides training in horticulture to interested Ohio residents, who then volunteer their time assisting with educational programs.

To receive a scholarship application contact Park Office 513-695-1109

www.mastergardener.osu.edu

WATCH US GROW

This is the home of our new Friends of Warren County Park District website.  Be sure to check in often to see what's happening in your parks.  The parks are the playground for all ages.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Assist with Nature Programs
  • Help with Hisey Fall Festival
  • Help with 5k/Fun Runs
  • Help Host Great Backyard Bird Count at Hisey Park
  • Host Concert Series at Landen Deerfield Park
  • Technical Support & Website Management
  • Help with Youth Fishing Derby
  • Promote Social Media
  • Serve on the FWCPD Board
  • Solicit Event Sponsorship

For more information drop us a line below.



Contact Us

Drop us a line! Or sign up to receive our monthly emailed newsletter full of upcoming events.

Better yet, see us in person!

The Warren County Parks belong to YOU.  

Come take advantage of all they offer.

FREE ADMISSION EVERY DAY

Warren County Park District

1267 N. State Rt. 741, Lebanon, OH 45036, US

(513)695-1109

Hours

Open Every Day

Dawn till Dusk