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 - Winter Wreath Fun

    December 12, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am

    Let's decorate a winter wreath out of natural materials from the farm. We will make one to share with the animals and you can even take one home too! FREE program for all ages includes a craft, snack and live animal demonstration, too.

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  • Christmas Bird Count (Audubon Miami Valley) - Oxford area

    December 14, 2019 7:00am - 12:00pm

    For over 100 years, Audubon has been conducting a Christmas Bird Count throughout the country. It doesn't matter if you are just learning to bird watch or if you are an accomplished birder, come out for a brisk walk to look for the winter birds! Various MetroParks sites will be included. Meet at the Miami University Research Ecology Research Center at 5806 Somerville Rd, Oxford OH 45056 at 7 AM or contact Larry Gersbach at larrygers@aol.com for details.

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  • Christmas Bird Count - Hamilton-Fairfield

    December 14, 2019 7:00am - 7:00pm

    For over 100 years, National Audubon Society's Christmas Bird Count has been conducted throughout the country. It doesn't matter if you are just learning to bird watch or if you are an accomplished birder, come out for a brisk walk to look for the winter birds! Various MetroParks sites will be included. This bird count is sponsored by the Cincinnati Bird Club. Contact Mike Busam at mbusam@gmail.com for details.

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  • Brunch with Santa

    December 15, 2019 10:30am - 2:30pm

    Time to reserve your seat for this fun, family event. Enjoy a yummy brunch buffet, jazz music, visit and take your own picture with Santa, make a holiday craft, and enjoy entertainment by the MADCAP Puppets as they perform The Great Space Caper. Space is limited. Reservations required. Registration closes 12/8/19.

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