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Go on a Photo Safari in Hancock County! Check out our parks, historic homes, barn quilt trail, and much more, use #VisitFindlay to show off your photos! • VisitFindlay.comHancock County is home to many beautiful locations, what better way to document that beauty than changing your perspective to behind a lens?  Whether you are behind a high-end camera or your phone, capture some of the great spots Hancock County has to offer.  Create your own photo safari or check out a few of our suggestions, make sure you share your photos using #VisitFindlay!

University of Findlay

Did you know that the University of Findlay has won numerous awards for their landscaping and flowers?  See it for yourself by taking a walk through campus and capture the beauty yourself.  Plus, now that students are back, campus now seems alive, get some great photos of the beautiful buildings and people that make up UF.

Historic Homes

Hancock County contains beautiful homes, and our historic homes are no exception!  Beautiful homes dot the countryside, but the historic homes on South Main Street in Downtown Findlay are the crowing jewel.  If you’re looking for another historic location to photograph, consider arranging a tour of our courthouse with Tom Davis by calling 419-424-7409.


Hancock County is lucky enough to be home to great parks.  Whether you want to run around the reservoir, go for a walk on a nature trail, or take some great photos, the parks have you covered.  We recommend walking the trails and seeing the covered bridge at Riverbend Park, seeing the waterfalls at Riverside Park, and visiting Litzenberg Memorial Woods and the McKinnis House.

Barn Quilt Trail

Hancock County is home to many barn quilt squares, and they make for the perfect photo!  These squares are designed and hand painted by Barn Gabriel, who started the trail in Hancock County.  There is at least one barn quilt square in each of Hancock County’s 17 townships and over 86 squares total.  Learn more about the trail and download the brochure to plan out your route for your photo safari.


What better place for plenty of photo inspiration than at one of our many events?  Check out what is happening this weekend or in the next couple months and find plenty of muses for your photo safari!

We hope you enjoy your photo safari throughout Hancock County!  Don’t forget to tag your photos with #VisitFindlay so we can see what photos you collected!  If you’re looking for other things to do in Findlay and Hancock County, complete our Bucket List, check out these hidden gems!  We hope to see you out and about in Hancock County!

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