Morgan Park to Close Week of August 20 for Improvements to the Meadow Loop Trail

Morgan Park will be closed due to construction starting the week of August 20th . The Meadow Loop Trail will be resurfaced to become a handicapped accessible trail. This improvement is made possible through a grant from the Burton D. Morgan Foundation. The grant also includes a small butterfly garden and interpretive signage. The Portage Park District will be installing … Read more

Berlin Lake Trail Assault

The Portage Park District was notified by the Portage County Sheriff’s Department of the recent assault of a trail user. “We’re heartbroken to learn of these two incidents on the trail this summer, the only violent crimes we’ve ever had in our parks”, said Christine Craycroft, executive director.  The Sheriff’s office is handling the investigation … Read more

Over 320 Guests Expected to Attend Portage County Environmental Conservation Awards Dinner

The Portage Park District Foundation is set for largest attendance event to date at the Portage County Environmental Conservation Awards Dinner. The 20th Annual Portage County Environmental Conservation Awards Dinner will feature a reception with live music, hors d’oeuvres featuring local foods, a silent auction, a buffet dinner and more. Dinner awardees are honored for their contributions … Read more