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 - Earth Day is Every Day

    April 18, 2019 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Earth day is every day at Chrisholm Historic Farmstead. Come out and see what MetroParks is doing to be in the "green". Learn how to be good stewards of the earth and help us in the gardens and care for the farm animals, too. FREE program for all ages.

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  • Flashlight Egg Hunt

    April 19, 2019 8:00pm - 10:00pm

    When the park is dark, your flashlight will be your guide! Bring your own flashlight and join in the fun! Egg cartons will be provided for collecting. All participants will hunt for one dozen eggs to turn in for a goodie bag. Check-in opens at 8:00 p.m. Crafts will be provided in between hunt times. This Flashlight Egg Hunt will be an open field style hunt. Participants will look for their dozen eggs in a marked open area. Registration required by 4/17/19. 8:30 PM: 3- to 5-year-old hunt 8:45 PM: 6- to 8-year-old hunt, 9:00 PM: 9- to 12-year-old hunt 9:15 PM: family hunt (if you have multiple aged children that want to participate together)

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  • Let's Go Hiking! Spring Wildflowers

    April 20, 2019 10:30am - 12:00pm

    There are so many beautiful wildflowers in Ohio. Wildflowers are unique in that they only bloom at certain times of the year. Even just a few weeks can change the whole forest floor with different blooming wildflowers. Join us to learn how to identify them our native spring wildflowers! FREE and open to all ages. Meet at Shelter A. Registration is requested by calling 513.867.5348. Walk-ups are welcome!

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  • Egg Orienteering

    April 20, 2019 11:00am - 1:00pm

    Join Orienteering Cincinnati, Inc. (http://www.ocin.org) to learn this fun sport. Start times are available from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. with courses from beginner through advanced difficulty being offered. The beginner's course will have baskets of plastic eggs at each checkpoint. Children collect the plastic eggs and exchange them for candy or toys at the finish. Adults may accompany young children on the egg course at no additional charge. A MetroParks of Butler County vehicle permit is required and will be available at the event.

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  • Show and Tell on the Farm - NO PROGRAM EASTER WEEKEND

    April 21, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm

    There will be no Show and Tell on the Farm program today due to Easter Holiday. However, all MetroParks park sites are open for your enjoyment. The next Show and Tell on the Farm will be on Thursday, April 25th from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

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