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

  • Autumn Night Skies

    October 22, 2021 7:30pm - 9:00pm

    The moon on this night will be in the Waning Gibbous phase, as we come off OctoberÂ’s full moon. At 97% visibility, this is still a tremendously bright moon! Join in for fun night-time activities as we learn what the world is like when the sun goes down. FREE and open to all ages! Pre-registration is required by 10/21/21 calling 513-867-5348.

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  • Trail of Treats

    October 23, 2021 11:00am - 1:00pm

    Come dressed in costume for an adventure! This event, In partnership with Orienteering of Cincinnati, will include a full range of courses for all ages and skill levels. The Trail of Treats will be a short, easy course for kids with a treat at the finish. Starts are open from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Courses close at 3:00 p.m. Pre-registration will be available at https://www.ocin.org/home.php

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  • The Howl

    October 23, 2021 12:00pm - 3:00pm

    "Bark" your calendars for a fun filled day celebrating the cute canine friends in our community. Look forward to a costume parade, trick-or-treat trail designed for both you and your dogs, an obstacle course, vendors, and more! Costume Contest Categories: Cutest Scariest Most Original Judge's Choice Best Duo/Group Prizes awarded to winners of each category. Contest starts at 1:30 PM. Don't have a dog of your own? No problem! Adoptable dogs from Animal Friends Rescue Society will be available for loan for the duration of the event. Registration is encouraged, walk-ups welcome. Fee for this event is $5/dog. Free admission to families without dogs (yet!). Benefits go to The Wiggly Field Dog Park Fund at the Northern Cincinnati Foundation. Register here- https://tinyurl.com/The-Howl-2021

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  • Show and Tell on the Farm - Broom Swoosha Broom

    October 24, 2021 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    What is broom corn and what can you make with it? Come to Show and Tell and find out! Make one and take it home with you. We will visit with the farm animals, too. FREE program for all ages. Registration requested, walk-ins welcome.

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  • Things that Flutter: Bats

    October 24, 2021 5:30pm - 7:00pm

    Fly on over and hang out for a bat program at Governor Bebb MetroPark! During Things That Flutter: Bats, let's explore their world and hike in search of these nocturnal mammals as they wake up for the night! Join in on Sunday, October 24th from 5:30pm to 7:00pm. We'll meet at the Howe Shelter. This program is FREE and open to all ages! Pre-registration is requested, walk-ins are welcome.

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