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

  • Hump Day Concert Series- The McCartney Project + Crazy Cardboard Regatta Workshop

    June 29, 2022 6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Are you ready to rock out with MetroParks?! Join MetroParks and presenting sponsor, UC Health, every Wednesday from May 25th to August 10th for FREE outdoor concerts at the Athletic Complex at Voice of America MetroPark in West Chester, Ohio. Come early to enjoy all new exciting pre-show activities and stay for the excellent food trucks and tunes. 6PM - 7PM: The MetroPark's Crazy Cardboard Regatta is right around the corner on July 16th. Come to the concert early to learn some boat making tips and techniques from the experts! 7PM - 9PM: The McCartney Project- Here comes the sun! This group will blow you away with their authentic tribute to one of the greatest musical artists of all time. Food Truck: Steak It Eazy

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  • Creeking in the Parks

    June 30, 2022 10:00am - 12:00pm

    Join MetroParks and Butler Soil and Water Conservation District every Thursday in June and July from 10:00a.m. – 12:00p.m. as we explore creeks and waterways in the parks throughout Butler County. We will be at a different park each week, so there are always new areas to explore! We'll look for creek critters such as: amphibians, fish, reptiles, macroinvertebrates, and even fossils! This week at the Antenen Nature Preserve Area of Four-Mile Creek, let's see all that the creek has to offer! There is so much to explore and find. Please wear close-toed shoes for all creeking events. Based on unsafe weather and/or water levels, cancellations are possible. Please check back here, the MetroParks of Butler County website*, or the MetroParks Facebook page** for any potential updates. *Website: https://www.yourmetroparks.net/ **Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/metroparks/

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  • Show and Tell on the Farm - Compost Chums

    June 30, 2022 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Let's get up and personal with the compost chums and brave bacteria at Show and Tell. Who lives in our compost and what do they eat? Through hands-on activities, craft, snack and live animal demonstrations, we will explore the decomposition world. Special guests from MidPointe Library on Wheels will be attending our program. FREE program for all ages. Registration is requested, walk-ins are welcome.

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  • The Nature of Kids - iSTEM

    July 01, 2022 10:00am - 11:30am

    Summertime is here! What better way to enjoy it than with fun summer programs in the Parks?! During The Nature of Kids summer series, join MetroParks of Butler County with partners Butler Soil and Water Conservation District and Ohio State University Extension every Friday for exciting summertime fun! iSTEM, you STEM, we all STEM! This week, we're learning about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics—also known as STEM. Build, create, and brain your way through the day! The Nature of Kids summer programs rotate to a different MetroPark every two weeks. Be sure to always check the location for each program! Due to the popularity and structure of these programs, large groups, such as day camps, cannot be accommodated. MetroParks offers a full array of programs for private groups of all sizes. Please contact Programs@YourMetroParks.net for more information.

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  • Yoga in the Park

    July 05, 2022 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Yoga improves strength, balance and flexibility and helps to manage stress and anxiety levels. Yoga also offers relaxation, ways to better manage stress and the wonderful support of a warm and welcoming community! Practicing yoga outside in nature has proven to lower heart rate/blood pressure and even boost immunity! Yoga in the Park will he held in the gazebo next to the lake at Voice of America MetroPark. Please bring your own mat. Online registration is required by 5:00 p.m. on the date of the program.

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