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: The McCartney Project & Vinyl Sunshine

    July 18, 2018 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    Need a little mid-week relaxation? Then, come on out to Voice of America MetroPark for live music, food & beverages, and some good family fun at 7:00 p.m. by the Gazebo! The British invade... lyrically. And the Americans respond... lyrically! First Half of the Show: The McCartney Project pays tribute to Paul McCartney and The Beatles. Their authentic tribute begins with Tony Burlingame as Paul McCartney. Tony is a gifted left-handed bass player, just like Paul. His bass playing, vocals, stage presence and even his authentic bass guitars combine to deliver the ultimate tribute to Paul McCartney. He is a genuine tribute artist and superb entertainer. Tony will have the audience fully engaged throughout the show! Second Half of the Show: Vinyl Sunshine brings you the best of American “sunshine pop” and more. Every song they cover was written or performed by an American band. You will find their music to be upbeat, with close vocal harmonies and performed note-for-note for an experience that touches your senses and sets you free!

    View Event
  • Creeking in the Parks - Governor Bebb MetroPark

    July 19, 2018 10:00am - 12:00pm

    Creekin' is fun! Meet us and our partner, Butler County Soil and Water Conservation District, for a fun-filled, educational adventure! You'll learn all about what lives in this creek and about the fossils found in the area. All ages are welcome! So, come dressed in clothes and close-toed shoes (no flip-flops) that can get wet and dirty because we're going creekin'!

    View Event
  • Show & Tell on the Farm- Painting with Veggies

    July 19, 2018 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Let's explore our inner artist side and create beauty with paints and vegetables. What colors can we make from the vegetables themselves? Who eats these plants on the farm? FREE program for all. MidPointe Library on Wheels will be on site too!

    View Event
  • Family Fun Fridays - All About Water

    July 20, 2018 10:00am - 11:30am

    It's time for Family Fun Fridays! Join MetroParks of Butler County with partners Butler Soil and Water Conservation District and Ohio State University Extension, Butler County educators in summer fun. Come learn about water pollution and how water affects human health!

    View Event
  • Photo Walks - Tips for Composing a Great Photograph

    July 21, 2018 8:30am - 10:00am

    Join us for a summer morning walk around Forest Run MetroPark as we search for photo opportunities in the fields and around the stream. Photographer, Susan Milinkovich, will share some tips on composition to help you frame and capture summer flowers and early morning light. Bring your iPhone, point-and-shoot or DSLR camera - no photography experience required.

    View Event
View All Upcoming Events