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

  • Trail Yoga

    June 25, 2019 6:00pm - 7:00pm

    Harmonize your breath with the rhythm of nature and unwind from your busy day as we practice mindful movement with traditional yoga poses along the meandering forest trail. All body shapes, sizes, and experience levels are welcome. This is truly something you need to experience to appreciate! Please note: Wear comfortable “old friend” closed-toed shoes, as we will be out on the trail. You will not need a yoga mat for this program. Call (513) 867-5835 to register for all eight classes at a discount. $48.00 for the series!

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  • Hump Day Concert: Parrots of the Caribbean

    June 26, 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    Need a little mid-week relaxation? Then, come on out to Voice of America MetroPark for live music, food & beverages, and some good family fun at 7:00 p.m. by the Gazebo! The PARROTS OF THE CARIBBEAN, a.k.a. POTC Band, is the High Energy, Original Trop-Rock Stage Show that "Puts the ROCK in Tropical Rock" featuring a "Salute to Jimmy Buffett." Quality musicianship from seasoned professionals, performing their own original hits, a blend of Zydeco, Rock & Country, plus Buffett's biggest songs.

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  • Creeking in the Parks- Pond Study - Forest Run Timberman Ridge

    June 27, 2019 10:00am - 12:00pm

    Join us every Thursday from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. as we explore creeks and waterways at MetroParks of Butler County. We will be at a different park each week, so there are always new areas to explore! The things we will be looking for include: macroinvertebrates, fossils, fish, reptiles, and amphibians. This week at Forest Run, Timberman Ridge, we will explore ponds in the park and see who’s living there. You won’t want to miss out! Closed-toes shoes are required for all creeking events.

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  • Show and Tell on the Farm - Bug Bites

    June 27, 2019 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Show and Tell has gone to the bugs. Let's explore entomophagy and see who else eats insects on the farm through hands-on activities, craft and tasty snack. FREE program for all ages.

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  • Family Fun Fridays - Amphibian Fun!

    June 28, 2019 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 weeks theme is Amphibian Fun. Learn about amphibians and metamorphosis while making crafts and meeting a few of our live animal friends! This is a FREE program, snacks are included.

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