Explore Your MetroParks

Enjoy family fun and recreation within over 4,500 acres of green space in ten parks open daily at MetroParks. The many amenities available to enhance your park experience include natural and paved trails for hiking, biking, running, or walking. There are also numerous play areas, fishing spots, reservable facilities, shelters and camp sites, a dog park, as well as a reservable Athletic Complex. Water recreation is made possible through creeking as well as rentable kayaks, canoes, paddleboats, and stand-up paddleboards. Regularly scheduled programs and FUN special events will also add to your enjoyment of the parks.

Upcoming Programs & Events

  • Great Outdoor Weekend- Stepping Forward Service Day

    September 23, 2017 9:00am - 12:00pm

    Stepping Forward Service Days are a great opportunity for individuals, families, and groups to make a difference in our parks. Help maintain the historic pioneer village and Governor Bebb MetroPark by cleaning up the outdoor village area and performing trail maintenance.

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  • Great Outdoor Weekend - Tracks, Scats and Signs

    September 23, 2017 10:00am - 12:00pm

    It's Great Outdoor Weekend! Let's explore the woods, meadows, ponds and creeks looking for evidence of critters. You can bring a magnifying glass, track field guide and a journal if you have them. Weather won't stop us unless there is lightning.

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  • Great Outdoor Weekend: Geocaching

    September 24, 2017 10:00am - 12:00pm

    Enjoy the great outdoors by searching for hidden treasure. Geocaching-- where technology meets outdoor recreation. This is an introductory program to learn how to enjoy this fun activity in MetroParks.

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  • Show and Tell on the Farm - Great Outdoor Weekend

    September 24, 2017 2:00pm - 4:00pm

    Come on over to Chrisholm Historic Farmstead for a "Show and Tell" time at the Farm. Each program will be a little different with special guest stars, some Furry and some Feathery, and fun activities. Come for any amount of time during 2:00 p.m-4:00 p.m. Designed to delight kids and kids at heart. Let's celebrate Apples!

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