Explore Your MetroParks

Enjoy family fun and recreation within over 4,500 acres of green space in ten 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

  • Harvest Day at Forest Run

    November 18, 2017 11:00am - 3:00pm

    Round out your Fall festivities with MetroParks! Participants will enjoy a hayride, face painting, treats and more! Snacks will be available until all of the goodies are gone. Be sure to take part in The Scarecrow Hunt or Pumpkin Painting Contest as supplies last.

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  • Show and Tell on the Farm - Slow Food vs Fast Food

    November 19, 2017 2:00pm - 4:00pm

    Come and play the slow food versus fast food game. Try out some treats that will sure to delight your taste buds.Come on out to the farm any time between 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. for a visit with the farm animals, explore the gardens and enjoy Chrisholm Historic Farmstead. FREE program for all ages.

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  • NO Show and Tell program November 23

    November 23, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am

    No Show and Tell Program on Thursday, November 23 due to the Thanksgiving Holiday. However, Chrisholm Historic Farmstead and other parks in MetroParks of Butler County are open all day for you to hike off your Thanksgiving meal! Next Thursday Show and Tell is on November 30 at 10:00 a.m.

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  • No Show and Tell on the Farm - Thanksgiving Break

    November 26, 2017 2:00pm - 4:00pm

    No Show and Tell on Sunday, November 26 due to Thanksgiving break. However, the beautiful Chrisholm Historic Farmstead park is open all day, as well as the other sites of MetroParks of Butler County. The next Sunday Show and Tell is on December 3 from 2pm-4pm. Happy Thanksgiving!

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  • Show and Tell on the Farm - Broom Shake A Broom

    November 30, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am

    Come to Show and Tell on the farm and learn what broom corn is? How do we grow it? What can we make from it? Sweep away the pounds from Thanksgiving meal by helping us feed the farm animals, too. FREE program for all ages.

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