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 - Feathers, Fat, and Fur

    January 24, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am

    How do animals stay warm during the winter on our farm? Let's explore feathers, fat, and fur through fun hands-on activities, experiments, a craft, and a snack inside the beautiful Augspurger House. Part of the program will be outside, too. FREE program for all ages.

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  • Middletown Winter Hike Series

    January 26, 2019 10:00am - 12:00pm

    Join us outside for a hike at one, two, or all three great Middletown locations this winter! The last Saturday of the month, these hikes will begin at 10:00 a.m., and range from 1-4 miles. Enjoy a social, family-friendly hike, and learn about the outdoor options Middletown has to offer. Warm up with a hot cup of homemade soup after each hike! Those who participate in all 3 hikes will earn a commemorative 2019 Middletown Winter Hike button. Hikes will be lead by Bulls Run Nature Sanctuary, MetroParks of Butler County, and the City of Middletown. Registration is required at http://signup.com/go/ajNFcjC. Contact naturalist@bullsrun.org for more information!

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  • Program Full - Owl Hike

    January 26, 2019 6:00pm - 7:30pm

    Registration for this hike has reached capacity. Please call 513.867.5348 to be added to the waiting list. Enjoy a unique experience in the park after dark! Join MetroParks of Butler County and The City of Fairfield Parks & Recreation in the winter woods to call for owls and listen for other nocturnal animals.

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  • Program Full - Salamander Adventure

    Jan 26, 2019 - Mar 31, 2019 7:30pm - 9:00pm

    Registration for this program has reached capacity. A waiting list is available! In the spring, on a warm, wet evening, salamanders at Indian Creek begin to move. It happens sometime between the last week of January and the end of March. Sign up for this unique opportunity to watch migrating salamanders and learn more about this species. Pre-registration is required and the program may reach capacity quickly as space is limited. You will be contacted by email regarding the exact date and time when the migration begins. A waiting list is available.

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  • Show and Tell on the Farm - ABC's of Farm Life

    January 27, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm

    Let's celebrate the first of our ABC's of Farm Life Show and Tells. Through fun experiments, games, craft, and snack, we will explore life on the farm starting with the letters "A-B". FREE program for all ages.

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