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

  • Let's Go Hiking! Summer Wildflowers

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

    Looking up at the sky, you will see a rainbow if youÂ’re lucky, but did you know that there are also rainbows at your feet? There are beautiful, colorful summer wildflowers in bloom at this time of the year. Join us as we explore and identify these wonderful summer blooms! FREE and open to all ages. Meet at the Overlook Shelter at Harbin Park in Fairfield. Registration is requested by calling 513.867.5348. Walk-ups are welcome!

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  • Crazy Cardboard Regatta

    July 20, 2019 11:00am - 3:00pm

    BOATS! BOATS! BOATS! Cardboard boats, that is. The MetroParks of Butler County presents the 10th Annual Crazy Cardboard Regatta on Saturday, July 20th from 11:00 AM-3:00 PM at Voice of America MetroPark in West Chester! Do you think youÂ’ve got what it takes? Then, sign your team up to build your own cardboard boat and join the amazing race around the lake! Sea legs arenÂ’t quite ready; you say? No problem! Vendors, entertainment, activities, and more await you upon shore. So, come on out for some summer family fun, and donÂ’t forget to keep calm and boat on! FREE for spectators! Cash or check will be required for boats registering the day of the event. To register your boat, head to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/10th-annual-crazy-cardboard-regatta-boat-registration-tickets-55407428109

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

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

    Let's continue the ABC's of Farm Life at Show and Tell! Through hands-on activities we'll learn about items starting with the letters "M and N" on the farm while enjoying a craft and snack. And don't forget to explore the gardens, visit the Augspurger House and animals, and play on the Nature Playscape, too. FREE program for all ages.

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  • Ultimate Adventure Camp - PROGRAM CANCELLED

    Jul 22, 2019 - Jul 26, 2019 9:00am - 4:00pm

    Enjoy each dayÂ’s theme with fun and interactive activities such as: exploring our cultural history, creeking, hiking, tie-dying and games. This camp is geared towards children 6-9 years old. Pre-registration required by Monday, July 15, 2019. July's Ultimate Adventure Camp activities will slightly differ from June. Please join us for both!

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  • Trail Yoga

    July 23, 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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