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 and Tell on the Farm - Break Out of Your Shell

    April 22, 2018 2:00pm - 4:00pm

    Break out of the shell during show and tell at Chrisholm Historic Farmstead. Through hands-on activities, craft and a snack we will explore the life cycle of our chickens on the farm. FREE program for all ages.

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  • Richter Day Celebration

    April 26, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm

    Come celebrate the birthday of Butler County native and creator of the Richter Scale, Charles Francis Richter. Participants are invited to place a rock at the Richter Marker as a tribute. Earthquake cookies will be served. Alesia Beckett, graduate of Edgewood High School and Miami University, will be the guest speaker. She currently serves as Director of Curriculum for the Edgewood City Schools and is a life-long resident of Wayne Township.

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  • Junior Master Gardeners Camp

    April 28, 2018 10:00am - 12:00pm

    Perfect way to get outside and encourage kids to grow it, try it and like it! Let's dig, plant and sow the seeds of wonder. We will explore our natural world through interactive gardening activities on the farm. This camp is co-sponsored by Ohio State University Extension, Butler County and MetroParks of Butler County. Craft and snack included in registration fee.

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