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

  • Amazing Animals

    August 13, 2022 10:30am - 12:00pm

    Ohio has some reallyamazing animals. Mammals, reptiles, birds—oh my! Plan to spend this program learning about some of the native species that call Ohio home and how they survive. We’ll even visit with some live animals! FREE and open to all ages. Pre-registration is requested by calling 513-867-5348. We’ll meet at the amphitheater.

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  • Movie on the Farm

    August 13, 2022 7:30pm - 10:30pm

    An adaptation of E.B. White's beloved tale of a bond that forms between a barnyard spider and a misfit piglet. WhatÂ’s better than going out to a movie on Saturday night? How about a FREE movie outdoors on a nice summer evening! Grab your lawn chair or blanket and join us for an evening at the Chrisholm Historic Farmstead. Popcorn and s'mores will be available for all to enjoy. Feel free to pack your dinner to make it a dinner and a movie. The movie will begin at dark. FREE and open to all! Registration is requested, walk-ins are welcome!

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  • Show & Tell on the Farm - Monarchs and Milkweeds

    August 14, 2022 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    What do monarchs and milkweeds have in common at the farm? Visit Mrs. Ginny Hertenstein, a Master Gardener, to explore the amazing life cycle of our Monarch Butterflies and their dependence on milkweed plants. Make your own puddler for the insects. Fun FREE program for all ages. Registration requested, walk-ins welcome.

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  • Show and Tell on the Farm - Herbalicious

    August 18, 2022 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    What kind of herbs do we grow on the farm? Do the farm animals eat herbs, too? Plant your very own herb pot to take home, make an herb book along with visiting MidPointe Mobile Library and take part in live animal demonstrations, too. Fun FREE program for all ages. Registration requested, walk-ins welcome.

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  • Let's Go Hiking! Incredible Insects

    August 20, 2022 10:30am - 12:00pm

    There are so many cool insects to find in the parks! LetÂ’s go on a hike to see what insects live here, identify, and learn about them! Last year we caught monarch and swallowtail butterflies, dragonflies, and even a praying mantis! LetÂ’s see what we can find this summer. Insect nets will be provided. FREE and open to all ages! Pre-registration is requested by calling 513-867-5348. WeÂ’ll meet at Shelter A.

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