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Publications & Downloads

Green Islands Magazine

Green Islands is produced quarterly and mailed free of charge to Summit County residents.* If you would like to be added to the mailing list, click here.

*We only send publications to in-county residents because the park district is funded by Summit County tax dollars. However, Friends of Metro Parks will send our publications to its members who live outside of Summit County.

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Programs & Events Guide

Programs and Events are produced on a monthly basis. If you would like to be added to the mailing list, click here.*

*We only send publications to in-county residents because the park district is funded by Summit County tax dollars. However, Friends of Metro Parks will send our publications to its members who live outside of Summit County.

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2015 Annual Report

This piece is produced annually and mailed to our publication lists, elected officials and Summit County residents.*

*We only send publications to in-county residents because the park district is funded by Summit County tax dollars.

 

Mobile App

Carry 16 parks and 125 miles of trails in your pocket! Download our mobile app from iTunes and Google Play.

The following features are included:

  • GPS-enabled directions, downloadable maps, restroom locations and more for all 15 of the district's parks and the multipurpose Bike & Hike Trail, Freedom Trail and its sections of the Towpath Trail
  • Brief descriptions of 40 trails, with filters based on difficulty and distance
  • A comprehensive calendar of programs and events
  • Click-to-call phone numbers for rangers, the administrative offices, the visitors center at F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm and seasonal information
  • Locations of birding "hot spots," landmarks, fishing areas, sled hills and more
  • Information about reservable pavilions and shelters
  • Alerts, news, and rules and regulations
  • Social media links for Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube

Custom-built mobile apps can cost tens of thousands of dollars. By using an online content management platform with graphics designed in-house by Metro Parks staff, the park district publishes and hosts the app for less than $1,000 per year.


Monthly Desktop Wallpaper

Enjoy the park district on your PC, Mac and more. Download the size that's right for you, and then use the image as your desktop/background.

July 2016

With a PC: Right click on your desktop, select "Properties," choose the "Desktop" tab and browse to select your new image. Or, when the file opens in a new window, right click on the image and select "Set as Background."

With a Mac: Right click on your desktop, choose "Change Desktop Background" and then browse to select your new image.

With a device: The smaller images are intended for smartphones and tablets. Please review your device's manual for instructions on how to set the background image.