Explore Your MetroParks

Enjoy family fun and recreation within nearly 5,000 acres of green space in eleven 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

  • Hump Day Concert Series- Zack Attack + Beginners Roller Skating Workshop

    July 06, 2022 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    Are you ready to rock out with MetroParks?! Join MetroParks and presenting sponsor, UC Health, every Wednesday from May 25th to August 10th for FREE outdoor concerts at the Athletic Complex at Voice of America MetroPark in West Chester, Ohio. Come early to enjoy all new exciting pre-show activities and stay for the excellent food trucks and tunes. 6PM - 7PM: Slide your way on over before the show to learn some new roller skating moves! Members from the Cincinnati Skate Collective will be there before the show to demonstrate skating techniques and to answer questions to help you achieve your roller goals. Pros welcome, beginners encouraged! 7PM - 9PM: Zack Attack- Join Zack Attack—Zack Fresh, Zack-a-delic, Zack-a-licious, and Zacky Zack—for a night of dancing, singing, and rocking to your favorite beats! Ohio's highest-energy live band brings tight vocals, thumping beats, rocking guitars, sick synths and more antics than the Animaniacs to EVERY show. Food Truck: Street Fried

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  • Creeking in the Parks

    July 07, 2022 10:00am - 12:00pm

    Join MetroParks and Butler Soil and Water Conservation District every Thursday in June and July from 10:00a.m. – 12:00p.m. as we explore creeks and waterways in the parks throughout Butler County. We will be at a different park each week, so there are always new areas to explore! We'll look for creek critters such as: amphibians, fish, reptiles, macroinvertebrates, and even fossils! This week at the Woodsdale Regional Park area of Chrisholm MetroPark, join in for a wetland study as we explore this great habitat. Please wear close-toed shoes for all creeking events. Based on unsafe weather and/or water levels, cancellations are possible. Please check back here, the MetroParks of Butler County website*, or the MetroParks Facebook page** for any potential updates. *Website: https://www.yourmetroparks.net/ **Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/metroparks/

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  • Show and Tell on the Farm - ABC's of Farm Life Letter N

    July 07, 2022 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Let's continue the ABC's of Farm Life at Show and Tell! Through fun activities we'll learn about items starting with the letters "N" on the farm. Do you know what natural foods we grow at Chrisholm? Do the farm animals need nutrients too? We will have fun figuring out these answers and more through activities, craft and visiting the farm animals, too. Fun FREE program for all ages. Registration requested, walk-ins welcome.

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  • The Nature of Kids - All About Fish

    July 08, 2022 10:00am - 11:30am

    Summertime is here! What better way to enjoy it than with fun summer programs in the Parks?! During The Nature of Kids summer series, join MetroParks of Butler County with partners Butler Soil and Water Conservation District and Ohio State University Extension every Friday for exciting summertime fun! This week, the name of the game is fish! Learn about fish in Ohio and their role in the ecosystem. Create crafts, go on a pond hike, and play games for a fun and fishy time! The Nature of Kids summer programs rotate to a different MetroPark every two weeks. Be sure to always check the location for each program! Due to the popularity and structure of these programs, large groups, such as day camps, cannot be accommodated. MetroParks offers a full array of programs for private groups of all sizes. Please contact Programs@YourMetroParks.net for more information.

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  • Creatures of the Past

    July 09, 2022 10:30am - 12:00pm

    Did you know that hundreds of millions of years ago, Ohio was at the bottom of an ancient ocean? The aquatic life that lived here has been preserved over time in the form of fossils! Join in on this program to do fun crafts and activities to learn about these fossils. WeÂ’ll also get the chance to explore the creek in search of fossils in the wild! Please wear close-toed shoes when exploring the creek. FREE and open to all ages! Pre-registration is requested by calling 513-867-5348. WeÂ’ll meet at the shelter on site.

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