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 - Whose Tracks are These?

    January 23, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am

    Whose tracks are these around the farm? Complete the scavenger hunt by becoming a tracking sleuth to find out! Part of program will be outside, so dress appropriately. Enjoy a craft, yummy snack and live animal demonstration too. FREE program for all ages.

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  • Owl Prowl Night Hike

    January 25, 2020 6:00pm - 7:30pm

    Whoo wants to learn about owls? Register now to see and hear live owls with ODNR Naturalists from Hueston Woods at Indian Creek MetroPark. Learn all about our owl friends then go on a night hike and practice calling them in from the forest.Bundle up... it will be a hoot! Space is limited and registration is required by 1/24/20.

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  • Show & Tell on the Farm - Pioneer Ice Farmers

    January 26, 2020 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Let's explore ice during this week's Show and Tell. How was it harvested in Butler County before refrigeration and 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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  • Salamander Adventure

    Jan 31, 2020 - Mar 31, 2020 7:30pm - 9:30pm

    In the spring on a warm, wet evening, spotted salamanders at Indian Creek begin to move. It happens sometime between the last week of January and the end of March. Sign up for this unique opportunity to watch migrating spotted salamanders and learn more about this species. Pre-registration is required and the program may reach capacity quickly as space is limited. You will be contacted by email regarding the exact date and time when the migration begins. A waiting list is available.

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