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 - Cellar Food

    February 18, 2018 2:00pm - 4:00pm

    Roots, tubers and shoots are the topic for this show and tell. What was stored in the cellar? Through hands-on activities, craft and a delicious snack we will explore cellar foods and then visit the farm animals. FREE program for all ages.

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  • Winter Olympics Camp

    February 19, 2018 9:00am - 4:00pm

    Campers ages 6-9 will take part in their very own MetroParks Olympics! They will play games and do activities related to the theme of the camp.

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  • Show and Tell on the Farm - Little Red Hen

    February 22, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am

    Come to the farm and visit our very own little red hen. Through hands-on activities, craft and snack we will explore how bread is made from wheat inside the beautiful Augspurger House. Wonder what the snack will be today? Visit with the farm animals, too. FREE program for all ages.

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  • 'Owl at the Black Moon

    February 24, 2018 6:30pm - 8:30pm

    It's an owl prowl with a twist! This year February will not have a full moon - this is sometimes called a Black Moon. What a perfect reason to night hike in the winter woods, call for owls and listen for other nocturnal animals.

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  • Show and Tell on the Farm - Bird Beak Buffet

    February 25, 2018 2:00pm - 4:00pm

    Learn how birds' diets depend on their shape and size of beaks through hands-on activities and games. Make your own bird buffet snack to eat and share with the farm chickens, too. FREE program for all ages.

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