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 & Tell on the Farm - Pioneer Ice Farmers

    January 28, 2021 10:00am - 11:00am

    Show & Tell on the Farm is back! Join us from the comfort of your home. This bi-weekly series will be brought to you virtually on Facebook and the MetroParks website every Sunday at 2:00 p.m. and Thursday at 10:00 a.m. Each video will feature a new topic and be available on the MetroParks website for you to enjoy anytime! Do you know how ice was harvested in Butler County before refrigeration? Where did it come from? Find the answers and more by joining us for this Show and Tell with a live animal presentation, too. FREE virtual program for all ages.

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  • Owl Prowl

    January 30, 2021 6:30pm - 8:45pm

    Whooo goes there in the night? It is a very busy time of year for our nocturnal feathered friends. Prowl for owls using your senses and learn about predators of the night. Two hike times offered! 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. and 7:45 p.m.-8:45 p.m. Dress appropriately for hiking in cold weather and over rough terrain. FREE and open to all ages! Pre-registration is required by 1/29/2021 by calling 513-867-5348. Space is limited. Masks will be required for all staff, volunteers and program participants. Please bring completed program waivers - found at the link below - to the program. https://www.yourmetroparks.net/docs/default-source/public-forms/waiver-health-acknowledgement-form-metroparks-public-programs.pdf?sfvrsn=50994cea_2

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  • Show and Tell on the Farm - Shadows on the Farm

    January 31, 2021 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Show & Tell on the Farm is back! Join us from the comfort of your home. This bi-weekly series will be brought to you virtually on Facebook and the MetroParks website every Sunday at 2:00 p.m. and Thursday at 10:00 a.m. Each video will feature a new topic and be available on the MetroParks website for you to enjoy anytime! It's almost Groundhog Day so help us catch the shadows on the farm. Why do shadows change throughout the year? Find these answers and more through fun activities. FREE virtual program for all ages.

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  • Show and Tell on the Farm - ABC's of Farm Life Letters C & D

    February 04, 2021 10:00am - 11:00am

    Show & Tell on the Farm is back! Join us from the comfort of your home. This bi-weekly series will be brought to you virtually on Facebook and the MetroParks website every Sunday at 2:00 p.m. and Thursday at 10:00 a.m. Each video will feature a new topic and be available on the MetroParks website for you to enjoy anytime! Welcome to Virtual Show and Tell "ABC's of Farm Life". Through hands-on activities we'll learn about items starting with the letters "C and D" on the farm. Highlights will be corn and domestic versus wild animals along with a live animal presentation. FREE virtual program for all ages.

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  • Show and Tell on the Farm - Love is Chocolate

    February 07, 2021 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Join us from the comfort of your home. This bi-weekly series will be brought to you virtually on Facebook and the MetroParks website every Sunday at 2:00 p.m. and Thursday at 10:00 a.m. Each video will feature a new topic and be available on the MetroParks website for you to enjoy anytime! How is Esther Price and chocolate related to the Augspurgers who lived at Chrisholm Historic Farmstead? Learn about where chocolate comes from through fun activities and see a live animal presentation, too. FREE virtual program for all ages.

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