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 and Tell on the Farm - ABC's of Farm Life Letters I & J

    May 13, 2021 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Show and Tell on the Farm is returning in person!! Let's continue the ABC's of Farm Life at Show and Tell! Through hands-on activities we'll learn about items starting with the letters "I & J" on the farm. Through activities we will explore feather quill writing with INK and Jersey Cows. Of course we will visit with the farm animals, too. FREE and open to all ages. All activities will take place outside or under the park shelter. Registration is requested so we know you are coming! Walk-ins are also welcome. A completed waiver and masks and/or social distancing are required for all in person programs. Download the Program Waiver at https://www.yourmetroparks.net/docs/default-source/public-forms/waiver-health-acknowledgement-form-metroparks-public-programs.pdf?sfvrsn=50994cea_2

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  • Let's Go Hiking! Spring Birding

    May 15, 2021 10:30am - 12:00pm

    Spring migration is well on it's way so look up, down and all around for our visiting feathered friends. Hike will cover rugged and uneven ground, so dress appropriately. Let's meet at the stone shelter at the top of the hill. FREE and open to all ages! Pre-registration is required by 5/14/2021 by calling 513-867-5348. Space is limited. A completed waiver and masks are required for all in person programs. Download the Program Waiver at https://www.yourmetroparks.net/docs/default-source/public-forms/waiver-health-acknowledgement-form-metroparks-public-programs.pdf?sfvrsn=50994cea_2

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  • Show and Tell on the Farm - Mini Gardens

    May 16, 2021 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Show and Tell on the Farm is returning in person!! Come to Show and Tell to learn about health benefits and how to grow your very own mini-garden. There will be fun hands-on activities including making your own mini-garden. We will visit with the farm animals too. FREE and open to all ages. All activities will take place outside or under the park shelter. Registration is requested so we know you are coming! Walk-ins are also welcome. A completed waiver and masks and/or social distancing are required for all in person programs. Download the Program Waiver at https://www.yourmetroparks.net/docs/default-source/public-forms/waiver-health-acknowledgement-form-metroparks-public-programs.pdf?sfvrsn=50994cea_2

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  • Show & Tell on the Farm- Horsing Around

    May 20, 2021 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Show and Tell on the Farm is returning in person!! Let's do some horsing around and learn about these amazing animals through fun hands-on activities and a craft. We will visit with the farm animals, too. FREE and open to all ages. All activities will take place outside or under the park shelter. Registration is requested so we know you are coming! Walk-ins are also welcome. A completed waiver and masks and/or social distancing are required for all in person programs. Download the Program Waiver at https://www.yourmetroparks.net/docs/default-source/public-forms/waiver-health-acknowledgement-form-metroparks-public-programs.pdf?sfvrsn=50994cea_2

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  • Show & Tell on the Farm- Rainbow Gardens

    May 23, 2021 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Show and Tell on the Farm is returning in person!! Come and build a rainbow garden at Show and Tell to share with family and friends. Help us add more color to Chrisholm's gardens, take home a rainbow starter kit and feed the farm animals, too. FREE and open to all ages. All activities will take place outside or under the park shelter. Registration is requested so we know you are coming! Walk-ins are also welcome. A completed waiver and masks and/or social distancing are required for all in person programs. Download the Program Waiver at https://www.yourmetroparks.net/docs/default-source/public-forms/waiver-health-acknowledgement-form-metroparks-public-programs.pdf?sfvrsn=50994cea_2 Come and build a rainbow garden to share with family and friends at Show and Tell. Help us add more color to Chrisholm's gardens, take home a rainbow starter kit and feed the farm animals, too.

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