Outdoor Recreation

The Hancock Park District provides a variety of outdoor recreational activities for visitors to enjoy the parks.  Please check the Activities Chart for available activities and locations.

  

Disc Golf Course at Riverbend
 An 18-hole disc golf course is available at Riverbend Recreation Area. The course trailhead is located in the Big Oaks Area near Shelter #3.  You must bring your own disc.  Discs are not provided at the site.  Volunteer members of the Disc Golf Community Association conduct year around events and tournaments for all levels of experience.  Please check our monthly calendar for events and workshops conducted by the local disc golf group.
MOODGOLF.ORG

DISC GOLF TRAIL MAP
DISC GOLF TRAIL SCORE CARD
RIVERBEND RECREATION AREA

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BVC Fishing DayPublic Fishing in the Parks
 Loaner poles and miscellaneous fishing equipment are available through the HPD office just by asking. Please call 419-425-PARK/7275 to make advance arrangements before picking up. There is no charge for rental. State fishing rules and regulations apply for all users. Fishing access located throughout the Old Mill Stream Parkway location. Check Activities Chart for locations.

FISHING GUIDE
OAKWOODS NATURE PRESERVE  
RIVERBEND RECREATION AREA/FINDLAY RESERVOIRS

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GEOCACHING/LETTER BOXING
Park visitors are welcome to participate in “Geocaching” and “Letter Boxing” activities in the Hancock Park District. A PERMIT/APPLICATION FORM is now required to hide a cache in any HPD park area in order to limit the impact on native plants and animals in certain management areas. Application forms can be downloaded from the HPD website or can be obtained at the HPD office. 
 

PERMIT/APPLICATION FORM 
GEOCACHING NEWS RELEASE

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HORSESHOE PITS AT RIVERBEND
Horseshoe pits are located at Riverbend Recreation Area in the Big Oaks Area, along the wood line, between the restrooms and shelter 1. Horseshoe pits are available first come, first serve. 

RIVERBEND RECREATION AREA

 

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CREATIVE PLAYGROUNDS
A variety of playgrounds are located throughout the Parks System at park areas. Creative playgrounds are suitable for a range of ages. Check Activities Chart for locations.

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VOLLEYBALL COURTS (sand)
Three sand volleyball courts are available first come, first serve at Riverbend Recreation Area. Nets are up typically up April through October, weather dependant. Players must provide their own ball(s). Courts cannot be reserved. 

RIVERBEND RECREATION AREA BROCHURE

 

 

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Kids Fest

 

HPD VISITOR GUIDE 

HANCOCK PARK DISTRICT HEADQUARTERS
1424 East Main Cross Street
Findlay, OH 45840
419-425-PARK/7275
hpdparks@hancockparks.com

Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am - 4:30pm