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

  • Big Week of Birding: First Things to Expect

    April 23, 2019 7:00pm - 8:30pm

    Interested in learning more about those hard to identify spring migrants? Dr. Dave Russell gives his First Things to Expect Lecture in a fast-paced, interactive way. This indoor program is a great way to start your birding journey for beginning birders. Use your new knowledge at hikes during the upcoming Big Week of Birding!

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  • Show & Tell on the Farm - Tree-riffic

    April 25, 2019 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Show and Tell is about our Tree-riffic trees and other woody plants on the farm. Let's explore their lives, who lives in them, and why we have trees on the farm through hands-on activities, craft, and a snack.

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  • Medicinal and Edible Plant Workshop

    April 27, 2019 1:00pm - 4:00pm

    Could you survive off the land? Come to the Medicinal and Edible Plants Workshop and learn the various edible plants of Ohio and their medicinal properties. Enjoy an experiential hike to find edible plants and create your own edible/medicinal plant supplement to take home! Open to ages 13 and up. Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Registration required by 4/26/19.

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