Want to volunteer at Allen County Parks?

We would love to have you!!!!

We need volunteers for all kinds of activities, be it
program help, maintenance help, removal of invasive
species, filling bird feeders, small construction projects, hosts/hostess, anything you’d like to do!!

All potential volunteers for the Allen County Parks
Department must complete a volunteer application
before volunteering. A link to this application can be
found at our website on the Volunteer in the Allen
County Parks page.

What's Happening at Metea County Park?

To view a complete and up-to-date list of activities occurring at Metea Park, please see the Wild Grapevine, available at the Allen County Parks website.

Caving adventure

  • WHEN: Thursday, July 16, 7:30 PM Mandatory pre-caving class
  • WHEN: Saturday, July 25, all day
  • WHERE: Metea County Park Nature Center
  • WHAT: Go underground with Allen County Parks. Caving instructor and naturalist Bob Dispenza will be leading a trip to a new cave (for us) near Springville on Saturday, July 25. We’ll be exploring a wild cave in the area and going off the beaten path, looking for cave wildlife and unusual formations. Mandatory pre-caving class is Thursday, July 16, 7:30 PM at Metea County Park Visitor Center. Class fee covers maps and caving instruction. Learn about geology, cave life, needed equipment and cave formation. This activity is somewhat strenuous, but suitable for beginners in good physical condition.
  • COST: $2.00/person
  • PRE-REGISTER BY: July 15
  • MINIMUM: 5
  • MAXIMUM: 25
  • NISTEM reward points: 7

To register or for more information, contact Bob Dispenza at 449-8619 or email at bdispenza@allencountyparks.org

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