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

  • Hump Day Concert - Stagger Lee

    July 28, 2021 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    Need a little mid-week relaxation? Then, come on out to Voice of America MetroPark for live music and some good family fun! **New Concert Location - Voice of America MetroPark Athletic Complex** The area near the UC Health Field House provides plenty of space to spread out. Bring your own chairs and/or blankets. Food and beverages may be brought in. No alcohol permitted. Stagger Lee was formed in April of 1981 when band founder, Bobby Joe Mueller, named the group after the 1958 hit song made famous by Lloyd Price. For many years they have performed, and still do quality music for thousands of loyal fans, from the clubs and concerts of the tri-state area to the recording studios of Nashville. Come see for yourself why their Country Rock style has been voted the Cammy Award's "Best Band in Cincinnati" for two consecutive years!

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  • Creeking in the Parks - Governor Bebb MetroPark

    July 29, 2021 10:00am - 12:00pm

    Join MetroParks and partner, Butler Soil and Water Conservation District, every Thursday this summer from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. as we explore the creeks and waterways in the parks! The program will be held at a different park each week, so there are always new areas to explore! We will be looking for critters like: macroinvertebrates, fossils, fish, reptiles, and amphibians. This week at Governor Bebb MetroPark, we will explore Dry Fork Creek, a watershed of of Whitewater River, and ultimately the Great Miami River. There are many frogs and toads in this creek, so keep your eyes peeled! This is the last creeking program of the summer, and we hope to see you there! Closed-toed shoes are required for all creeking events. FREE and open to all ages! Registration is requested so we know you are coming! Walk-ins are also welcome.

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  • Show & Tell on the Farm - Insects Alive!

    July 29, 2021 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    What animal weighs more than humans on the earth? Insects! Through fun activities we will explore the farm for our insect friends and learn about their value to all of us. Fun FREE program for all ages. Registration requested, walk-ins welcome.

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  • Yoga in the Park

    July 29, 2021 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Yoga in the Park is a safe, accessible and traditional yoga class on the banks of the Great Miami River. Yoga improves strength, balance and flexibility and helps to manage stress and anxiety levels. Yoga also offers relaxation, ways to better manage stress and the wonderful support of a warm and welcoming community! Practicing yoga outside in nature has proven to lower heart rate/blood pressure and even boost immunity! Please join Laura LeJeune, 500hr ERYT for this all levels, all bodies yoga class. Please bring your own mat. Online registration is required by 5:00 p.m. on the date of the program.

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  • Family Fun Fridays - Whoo's There at Night?

    July 30, 2021 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 week's theme is "Whoo's There at Night?". Nocturnal animals are often hard to spot in nature. Let's learn about them this week! This is a FREE program, open to all ages.

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