UPCOMING THINGS TO DO IN DEFIANCE!


LET’S KEEP OUR BEAUTIFUL PARKS CLEAN!!

THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU to all that helped with the City Park Clean up!!

🙋‍♀️🙋‍♂️ 375 Volunteers !!
🛍 48 bags of trash
🍂 106 bags of leaves
🛍 35 bags/piles of sticks and…
🚛5 TRUCK LOADS at Riverside Cemetery (2 more than last year!)

THANK YOU DEFIANCE COMMUNITY and CITY STAFF for all of your help!  SEE YOU NEXT YEAR!

 

Wear your boots and gloves, and bring a friend!! The26th Annual City of Defiance Clean Up Your Parks Dayis on Saturday, April 9, 2022 from 9:30 am – 11:30 am!!

Lunch will be served at Diehl Park at 11:30 am.

As a thank you, a FREE T-shirt (while supplies last, of course) will be given to you for your help!
CHECK THIS OUT!! Cool stuff right here!! Park Clean up T-Shirt Print Process

CHOOSE A CITY PARK:

  • Bronson Park ~ 2104 Power Dam Road
  • Diehl Park ~ 909 Wemor Drive
  • Eastside Park ~ Karnes Avenue
  • Fort Grounds ~ 320 Fort Street
  • Holgate Park ~ 811 Holgate Avenue
  • Kingsbury Park ~ 102 Auglaize Street
  • Pontiac Metro Park ~ 315 East River Road
  • Reservoir and Nature Trail ~ 1261 Precision Way
  • Riverside Park~ 849 Riverside Avenue
  • Veterans Park at Latty’s Grove ~ 610 Williams Street

Looking for a hike in March? Well, you’re in luck if you are! The circuit hikers will be in our Trail Town of Defiance this weekend on March 5 and 6, 2022!

March 5-6, 2022

The Buckeye Trail Association (BTA) Circuit Hike – Defiance Section – DETAILS!

Saturday: Saturday’s hike is from Defiance Section Point 4+ Legion Field across from 1418 Jackson St., Defiance, GPS Coordinates N41.27215 W084.38385 to Point 10 Canal Falls River Access on SR 424 east of the Village of Florida. GPS Coordinates N41.33247 W084.18185. This is a distance of 13.4 miles. Meet no later than 8:30 a.m. Canal Falls River Access on SR 424 to carpool to Legion Field on Jackson St.

Sunday: Sunday’s hike is from Defiance Section Point 10 Canal Falls River Access on SR 424 east of the Village of Florida, GPS Coordinates N41.33247 W084.18185, to Point 13 Vorwerk Park, 1501 E. Riverview Ave., Napoleon (SR 424), GPS Coordinates N41.41013 W084.08972. This is a distance of 9.7 miles. Meet no later than 8:30 a.m. at Vorwerk Park to carpool to Point 10 Canal Falls River Access.

NOTE: Suggest bringing a day pack with your lunch and water. Please also watch the forecast and prepare.

Sign Up: Go to the BT Friends Meetup site to indicate you are attending: https://www.meetup.com/BuckeyeTrailFriends/

Contact: Jay Shutt at shuttjay@gmail.com