Parks & Recreation

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Department Overview


The Department of Parks and Recreation is responsible for 5,500 acres of park land in Washington County, offering picnic shelters, nature trails, bicycle and bridle trails, hunting and fishing, as well as recreational programs, and special events.

The department is in charge of Mingo Creek, Cross Creek, and Ten Mile Creek county parks. All of the county parks are open all year long and house two covered bridges. Activities within these parks are controlled through a permit system. Parks and Recreation is responsible for maintenance of these parks. For maps and applications, view the documents listed below.

News Items


The 2017 Parks Calendar of Events is here! You can download it below. Please call the Parks and Recreation office with any questions. We hope to see you at our events!

The Thompson Hill Launch Area in Cross Creek County Park is now OPEN.

Available Materials


2017 Parks Calendar of Events
2018 Parks Shelter Rental Application
2017/2018 Mingo Creek Park Hunting Application
Cross Creek Park Driving Directions
Cross Creek Park Map
Mingo Creek Park Driving Directions
Mingo Creek Park Map
Panhandle Trail Map
Tenmile Creek Park Driving Directions
Tenmile Creek Park Map
2000 Parks Master Plan Executive Summary