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

  • Owl Prowl - PROGRAM FULL

    February 23, 2019 5:30pm - 7:30pm

    WHOOO's ready for another Owl Prowl? Due to popular demand, a second Owl Prowl has been added to the schedule. Register now for the chance to see live owls, learn different owl calls, and practice calling them in on a night hike through the forest. It will be a hoot. Space is limited and registration is required by 2/22/19.

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

    February 24, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm

    Let's celebrate ABC's of Farm Life at Show and Tell. Through fun experiments, games, craft, and snack, we will explore life on the farm starting with the letters "C-D". FREE program for all ages.

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  • Show and Tell on the Farm - Mini Gardens

    February 28, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am

    Come to Show and Tell to learn about health benefits and how to grow your very own mini-garden. There will be fun, hands-on activities, a craft, and a snack too. FREE program for all ages.

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  • POSTPONED to 3/2/19 - Middletown Winter Hike Series

    March 02, 2019 10:00am - 12:00pm

    Due to flooding on the Great Miami River Trail this hike originally scheduled for 2/23/19 has been postponed to 3/2/19 at 10:00 a.m. 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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  • Show and Tell on the Farm - In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb

    March 03, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm

    It's March so the weather is "in like a lion and out like a lamb" here at Show and Tell. Let's explore the weather and what happens in early spring on the farm through hands-on activities, a craft, and a snack while visiting with the farm animals, too. FREE for all ages.

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