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

  • Show & Tell on the Farm - Ice Harvest

    December 09, 2018 2:00pm - 4:00pm

    Let's explore ice during this week's Show and Tell. How was it harvested in Butler County before refrigeration? Where did it come from? Learn all about ice through fun hands-on activities and experiments along with snack and craft inside the beautiful, warm Augspurger House. FREE for all ages.

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  • Show and Tell on the Farm - Winter Wreathes

    December 13, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am

    Let's construct a winter wreathe out of natural materials from the farm. We will make one to share with the animals and you can even take one home too! FREE program for all ages.

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  • Christmas Bird Count - Hamilton-Fairfield

    December 15, 2018 7:00am - 12:00pm

    For over 100 years, National Audubon Society's Christmas Bird Count has been conducted throughout the country. It doesn't matter if you are just learning to bird watch or if you are an accomplished birder, come out for a brisk walk to look for the winter birds! Various MetroParks sites will be included. This bird count is sponsored by the Cincinnati Bird Club. Contact Mike Busam at mbusam@gmail.com for details.

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  • Christmas Bird Count ( Audubon Miami Valley) - Oxford area

    December 15, 2018 7:00am - 12:00pm

    For over 100 years, Audubon has been conducting a Christmas Bird Count throughout the country. It doesn't matter if you are just learning to bird watch or if you are an accomplished birder, come out for a brisk walk to look for the winter birds! Various MetroParks sites will be included. Meet at the Miami University Research Ecology Research Center at 5806 Somerville Rd, Oxford OH 45056 at 7 AM or contact Larry Gersbach at larrygers@aol.com for details.

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  • Let's Go Hiking! Surviving Winter

    December 15, 2018 10:30am - 12:00pm

    Where oh where have the animals gone? Join MetroParks of Butler County and The City of Fairfield Parks & Recreation to investigate where animals go during the cold winter months and how they survive at Harbin Park! This FREE program will take place at Harbin Park located at 1300 Hunter Road in Fairfield, Ohio and is open to all ages. Meet at Shelter#6 not far from the soccer fields. Registration is requested by calling 513.867.5348. Walk-ups are welcome!

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