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

  • Creeking in the Parks - Governor Bebb MetroPark

    July 29, 2021 10:00am - 12:00pm

    Join MetroParks and partner, Butler Soil and Water Conservation District, every Thursday this summer from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. as we explore the creeks and waterways in the parks! The program will be held at a different park each week, so there are always new areas to explore! We will be looking for critters like: macroinvertebrates, fossils, fish, reptiles, and amphibians. This week at Governor Bebb MetroPark, we will explore Dry Fork Creek, a watershed of of Whitewater River, and ultimately the Great Miami River. There are many frogs and toads in this creek, so keep your eyes peeled! This is the last creeking program of the summer, and we hope to see you there! Closed-toed shoes are required for all creeking events. FREE and open to all ages! Registration is requested so we know you are coming! Walk-ins are also welcome.

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  • Show & Tell on the Farm - Insects Alive!

    July 29, 2021 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    What animal weighs more than humans on the earth? Insects! Through fun activities we will explore the farm for our insect friends and learn about their value to all of us. Fun FREE program for all ages. Registration requested, walk-ins welcome.

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  • Yoga in the Park

    July 29, 2021 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Yoga in the Park is a safe, accessible and traditional yoga class on the banks of the Great Miami River. Yoga improves strength, balance and flexibility and helps to manage stress and anxiety levels. Yoga also offers relaxation, ways to better manage stress and the wonderful support of a warm and welcoming community! Practicing yoga outside in nature has proven to lower heart rate/blood pressure and even boost immunity! Please join Laura LeJeune, 500hr ERYT for this all levels, all bodies yoga class. Please bring your own mat. Online registration is required by 5:00 p.m. on the date of the program.

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  • Family Fun Fridays - Whoo's There at Night?

    July 30, 2021 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 for some summer fun! This week's theme is "Whoo's There at Night?". Nocturnal animals are often hard to spot in nature. Let's learn about them this week! This is a FREE program, open to all ages.

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  • Seasons in the Park: Summer

    July 31, 2021 2:00pm - 3:30pm

    Summer is here in full force! ItÂ’s time to get out for a hike in the park to see all that the season has to offer! Join us for a 4-part series as we hike the same trail during each of the 4 seasons. Explore what changes from hike to hike and see what stays the same. Make sure to bring your camera! FREE and open to all ages Registration is requested, walk-ins welcome!

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