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 - Let's Take a Spin

    September 19, 2019 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Where did the nursery rhyme "Pop Goes the Weasel" come from? Find out and learn much more at Let's Take A Spin Show and Tell! We will explore crops and animals that the farmers grew for sewing and material through hands-on activities, snack and craft. FREE program for all ages.

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  • Movies in the Parks - Spirit, Stallion of the Cimarron

    September 20, 2019 8:00pm - 10:30pm

    In the late 19th century, a feisty stallion named Spirit is held captive by a cruel colonel. But Spirit manages to escape, and he befriends a Native American youth and a mare named Rain, and they set out to return to their rightful places in the West. WhatÂ’s better than going out to a movie on Friday night? How about a FREE movie outdoors on a nice summer evening! Grab your lawn chair or blanket and join us for an evening out in the parks. Feel free to pack your dinner to make it a dinner and a movie. The movie will begin at dark.

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  • Let's Go Hiking! Autumn Birding Hike

    September 21, 2019 10:30am - 12:00pm

    Bird Nerds, itÂ’s that time again! ItÂ’s Fall migration season for many of our Ohio native and northern birds. Join in on the fun as we look up at the skies and in the trees in search of our feathered friends making their long journey south. FREE and open to all ages. Meet at the Overlook Shelter. Registration is requested by calling 513.867.5348. Walk-ups are welcome!

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  • Pioneer Life

    September 21, 2019 12:00pm - 5:00pm

    Step back in time, to the early 1800's and witness the life of the pioneers and Native Americans. Visit with interpreters and demonstrators. See live animals and make crafts during your visit at our authentic Pioneer Village. Food and beverage purchases will be available.

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  • Show and Tell on the Farm - Awesome Asters

    September 22, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm

    Awesome Asters are the stars at this Show and Tell. Let's learn about these beautiful flowers on the farm through fun hands-on activities, snack and craft. Visit with the farm animals and playscape, too. FREE program for all ages.

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