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 - Rentschler Forest MetroPark - Reigart Road Area

    June 17, 2021 10:00am - 12:00pm

    Join us 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 Rentschler Forest MetroPark – Reigart Road Area, we will explore a direct creek tributary of the Great Miami River and all the creatures that call it home. We will meet at the Riverview Shelter. 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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  • Yoga in the Park

    June 17, 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 - Got Energy?

    June 18, 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 "Got Energy?". Learn where energy comes from and how it travels throughout the food chain. Interactive games means there's lot of fun to be had! This is a FREE program, open to all ages!

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  • Let's Go Hiking! Sensational Senses

    June 19, 2021 10:30am - 12:00pm

    What are our five senses and how do they compare to animals senses? Take a hike and explore our surrounding environment utilizing our senses. Let's meet at the gazebo by the first lower parking lot. FREE and open to all ages! Registration is required, walk-ins are welcome! Register by calling 513-867-5348.

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