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 & Tell on the Farm - Whose Tracks are These?

    January 17, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am

    Whose tracks are these around the farm? Complete the scavenger hunt by becoming a tracking sleuth to find out! Part of program will be outside, so dress appropriately. Enjoy a craft, yummy snack and live animal demonstration too. FREE program for all ages.

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  • Let's Go Hiking! Winter Tree ID

    January 19, 2019 10:30am - 12:00pm

    Winter Tree ID can be tough. Join MetroParks of Butler County and The City of Fairfield Parks & Recreation to learn the basics of what to look for when out in the winter woods. Then, take a hike through Huffman Park to test your new-found knowledge! FREE and open to all ages. Meet at the shelter closest to the playground. Registration is requested by calling 513.867.5348. Walk-ups are welcome!

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  • Show & Tell on the Farm- Farming by the Moon

    January 20, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm

    Let's learn about the moon and the connection to farmers with it's cycles through fun hands-on activities, a craft, and a snack inside the beautiful Augspurger House. Visit with the farm animals, too. FREE program for all ages.

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  • Show and Tell on the Farm - Feathers, Fat, and Fur

    January 24, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am

    How do animals stay warm during the winter on our farm? Let's explore feathers, fat, and fur through fun hands-on activities, experiments, a craft, and a snack inside the beautiful Augspurger House. Part of the program will be outside, too. FREE program for all ages.

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  • Middletown Winter Hike Series

    January 26, 2019 10:00am - 12:00pm

    Join us outside for a hike at one, two, or all three great Middletown locations this winter! The last Saturday of the month, these hikes will begin at 10:00 a.m., and range from 1-4 miles. Enjoy a social, family-friendly hike, and learn about the outdoor options Middletown has to offer. Warm up with a hot cup of homemade soup after each hike! Those who participate in all 3 hikes will earn a commemorative 2019 Middletown Winter Hike button. Hikes will be lead by Bulls Run Nature Sanctuary, MetroParks of Butler County, and the City of Middletown. Registration is required at http://signup.com/go/ajNFcjC. Contact naturalist@bullsrun.org for more information!

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