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The Department of Parks and Recreation is responsible for 5,500 acres of park land in Washington County, offering picnic shelters, nature trails, bicycle and bridle trails, hunting and fishing, as well as recreational programs, and special events. 

The department is in charge of Mingo Creek, Cross Creek, and Ten Mile Creek county parks. All of the county parks are open all year long and house two covered bridges. Activities within these parks are controlled through a permit system. Parks and Recreation is responsible for maintenance of these parks. For maps and applications, view the documents listed below.

News Items
The Thompson Hill Launch Area in Cross Creek County Park is now OPEN.   

The 2015 Parks Calendar of Events is here!  You can download it from our website here.  Please call the Parks and Recreation office with any questions.  We hope to see you at our events!


Available Materials
2015 Parks Shelter Rental Application
Cross Creek Park Driving Directions
Cross Creek Park Map
Mingo Park Driving Directions
Mingo Park Map
Panhandle Trail Map
Ten Mile Park Driving Directions
Ten Mile Park Map
2000 Parks Master Plan Executive Summary


Jeffrey J. Donahue
Superintendent of Recreation
Ph: (724) 228-6867

Kevin Garrison
Superintendent of Parks
Ph: (724) 258-2958

Courthouse Square
100 W. Beau St.
Suite 705
Washington, PA 15301 

Ph: (724) 228-6867
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