Entries by Mill Creek MetroParks Staff

Holiday Festivities at Fellows Riverside Gardens

Beginning December 2, 2023 – January 2, 2024, the D.D. and Velma Davis Education & Visitor Center at Fellows Riverside Gardens will present Winter Celebration: Festival of Trees, which is a family-friendly, admission-free event sponsored by 21 WFMJ/WBCB. This year, 60 uniquely decorated trees by local nonprofits will bring magic to the Davis Center for […]

FirstEnergy, YSU to donate, plant trees in Mill Creek MetroParks

While the white snow may be coming in soon, that’s not stopping Youngstown State University and FirstEnergy from planting some green trees before then. FirstEnergy is partnering with the school to plant 1,600 trees to expand the university’s Legacy Forest at Mill Creek MetroPark’s Collier Reserve in Canfield, which recognizes the university’s first-year students. According […]

FirstEnergy partners with YSU in tree-planting project

FirstEnergy is partnering with Youngstown State University to help grow its Legacy Forest. The power company donated 1,600 trees Thursday morning at Collier Preserve in Mill Creek MetroParks. The Legacy Forest recognizes YSU’s first-year students. Employee volunteers from FirstEnergy and YSU planted several different trees. This is one of many projects that FirstEnergy is doing […]

Notice of November Board Meeting

The next Regular Meeting of the Board of Park Commissioners, of Mill Creek MetroParks is scheduled for Monday, November 13, 2023, at 6:00 p.m., in the Education Building – McMahon Hall, at the MetroParks Farm, on Rt. 46, in Canfield. The agenda will be available on the website after 2:00 p.m. on the day of […]

Work started on new park in Mahoning County

Work is finally getting underway for Mill Creek MetroPark’s newest project. Starting Tuesday, the facility known as “Hawkins Marsh” in Smith Township will be closed as crews install an access drive and parking lot. They’ll also be putting in walking trails. The area is 161 acres along Western Reserve Road, just west of Route 534. The project […]

Hawkins Marsh Improvements

Beginning Tuesday, October 31, 2023, the MetroParks’ facility Hawkins Marsh will be closed for an improvement project. This project includes installation of an access drive, parking lot, and aggregate trails. Work will consist of earthwork, aggregate placement, and miscellaneous related items. The project is expected to last approximately sixty (60) days in total, barring any […]

East Glacier Drive Paving and Guardrail

Beginning Tuesday, October 31, 2023, East Glacier Drive in Mill Creek Park near Glenwood Avenue will be closed for infrastructure repair. Work will consist of minor earthwork, asphalt resurfacing, installation of a new guardrail, and miscellaneous related items. The project is expected to last approximately thirty (30) days in total, barring any inclement weather that […]

Mill Creek MetroParks Closures

The following roads and areas will be closed to vehicular traffic, as well as cyclists and pedestrians from approximately 6:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., on Sunday, October 22, 2023, for the Youngstown Half Marathon and Relay, 5K, and Kids Fun Run: East Cohasset Drive West Cohasset Drive Cascade Road Valley Drive West Valley Drive East […]