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

  • Movies in the Parks - How to Train your Dragon 3

    August 23, 2019 8:00pm - 10:30pm

    The citizens of Berk face a dragon trafficker who threatens their peace, dragons, and friendships in the final installment of the fantasy trilogy. What's better than going out to a movie on Friday night? How about a FREE movie outdoors on a nice summer evening! Grab your lawn chair or blanket and join us for an evening out in the parks. Feel free to pack your dinner to make it a dinner and a movie. The movie will begin at dark.

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  • Build a Butterfly Garden

    August 24, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    Can't miss the butterflies when they are out and about. Their vibrant colors always catch your eyes. Let's learn how to build a garden to support our beautiful butterflies. Join us at the River Center for a fun program on How to Build a Butterfly Garden. Registration required by 8/23/19. Free!

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  • Show & Tell on the Farm - Goober Peas, Peanuts and Soybeans

    August 25, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm

    Come on down to the farm and learn about goober peas, aka peanuts and soybeans on the farm through songs, hands-on activities, craft, snack and take home a peanut plant. FREE program for all ages. *Allergy awareness - peanuts and peanut butter at this program.

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  • Mountain Music Jams

    August 25, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm

    Welcome the Walrdons! Warren and Judy Waldron will lead everyone in impromptu mountain music jam sessions at the Pioneer Church. Bring your own instrument and add to the fun! Bring a chair or blanket and listen to these talented local musicians. Last Sundays of June, July, and August. FREE.

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  • Show & Tell on the Farm - Barnyard Boot-N-Scoot

    August 29, 2019 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Make some fun noise at Show and Tell this week. Design and make your own musical instrument and then boot n scoot your way around the farm. Help us tend to the farm animals and play on the Nature Playscape, too. FREE program for all ages.

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