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

  • Trail Yoga

    October 16, 2018 6:00pm - 7:00pm

    Hiking and Yoga, what could be better? It is a great way to reduce stress through awareness and increase positive emotions. In fact, being present in nature has been proven to lower heart rate/blood pressure and even boost immunity! Join us on Tuesday evenings with Laura Lejeune for a time of relaxation in and around Rentschler Forest MetroPark. 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. Open to all fitness levels. Call (513) 867-5835 to register for all six classes at a discount. $36.00 for the series!

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  • Show and Tell on the Farm - A Tale of Tails

    October 18, 2018 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    A tale of tails will be explored on the farm through fun hands-on activities, craft, and a yummy snack! Visit with the MidPointe Library on Wheels, check out the gardens, and help us put the animals to bed, too. FREE for all ages.

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  • Amazing Animals!

    October 20, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am

    Come check out the new River Center while you experience a live animal presentation of our program ambassadors! You'll learn about Ohio wildlife, the food chain, tracks, adaptation, and insect ecology.

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  • Show & Tell on the Farm - Pioneer Farmers

    October 21, 2018 2:00pm - 4:00pm

    Let's explore our pioneer farmers through fun hands-on activities, craft, and a snack! And don't forget to visit the beautiful Augspurger House, climb on the natural playscape, and feed the animals! FREE program for all ages.

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  • Trail Yoga

    October 23, 2018 6:00pm - 7:00pm

    Hiking and Yoga, what could be better? It is a great way to reduce stress through awareness and increase positive emotions. In fact, being present in nature has been proven to lower heart rate/blood pressure and even boost immunity! Join us on Tuesday evenings with Laura Lejeune for a time of relaxation in and around Rentschler Forest MetroPark. 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. Open to all fitness levels. Call (513) 867-5835 to register for all six classes at a discount. $36.00 for the series!

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