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Oak Ridge Prairie County Park

Tall Grass Prairie guided hike at Oak Ridge Prairie

GRIFFITH | A Tall Grass Prairie Hike will be conducted at 9 a.m. Friday at Oak Ridge Prairie County Park, 301 S. Colfax St., for adults 18 and older. Very few remnants of Tall Grass Prairie remain in the Midwest. Those that have survived provide some of the most biologically diverse habitats…

August 13, 2014 12:00 am

Search for the Woodcock at Oak Ridge Prairie

GRIFFITH | Search for the Woodcock at 7:30 p.m. today at Oak Ridge Prairie County Park, 301 S. Colfax St. Open to individuals only, 10 and older, register for this free program at (219) 844-3188. Try a unique way to celebrate the arrival of Spring by joining a Lake County Parks and Recreatio…

April 16, 2014 12:00 am

Hay rides offered for families with special needs

GRIFFITH | The Lake County Parks and Recreation Department will host an afternoon of CSRI Wheelchair Accessible Hayrides for families with special needs from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Oak Ridge Prairie County Park, 301 S. Colfax St.

September 27, 2013 12:00 am
Forest Ridge Academy to host annual Hawaii 5K

Forest Ridge Academy to host annual Hawaii 5K

SCHERERVILLE | Forest Ridge Academy will host its annual Hawaiian-themed 5K Trail Run, noncompetitive walk, and three-quarter-mile Kids Fun Run on Sept. 28 at Oak Ridge Prairie County Park, 301 S. Colfax St., Griffith. The Kids Fun Run begins at 9:30 a.m., while the walk and Hawaii 5K, a CRS…

September 18, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Spring has sprung at parks in Hobart, Griffith

The Lake County Parks and Recreation Department is ready for spring, even if the weather is not cooperating.

April 14, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Happy trails to you, just as they are for me

GUEST COMMENTARY: Happy trails to you, just as they are for me

Walking is my health hobby. For years, I set a goal of walking on every street in Munster. Keep in mind that I did (and do) drive to a starting point and then begin the morning's walk. Each year, with the Munster street goal accomplished (in total miles about equal to walking to Iowa), I wou…

November 27, 2012 12:00 am
Animal shelter official's firing protested

Animal shelter official's firing protested

Protesters display signs Saturday objecting to the firing of Lake County Animal Shelter employee Victoria Beasley. They were at the entrance of the Oak Ridge Savannah Bike Trail in Oak Ridge Prairie County Park in Griffith where Lake County Sheriff John Buncich was holding a charity bike rid…

June 09, 2012 1:16 pm
Animal shelter official's firing protested

Animal shelter official's firing protested

Protesters display signs Saturday at the entrance of the Oak Ridge Savannah Bike Trail in Oak Ridge Prairie County Park in Griffith to raise awareness about a petition to reverse this month's firing of Lake County Animal Shelter employee Victoria Beasley.

June 09, 2012 1:16 pm
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