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 - Nesting Wreaths

    March 22, 2018 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Who uses the materials from a nesting wreathe? Come to this Show and Tell program to find out. We will make one to share with the animals at the farm and you can take one home too. FREE program for all ages.

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  • Flashlight Egg Hunt

    March 23, 2018 8:30pm - 11:00pm

    When the park is dark, your flashlight will be your guide! Bring your own flashlight and join in the fun! Egg cartons will be provided for collecting. 9:00 p.m.: 3- to 5-year-old hunt 9:15 p.m.: 6- to 8-year-old hunt, 9:30 p.m.: 9- to 12-year-old hunt 9:45 p.m.: Family Hunt (if you have multiple aged children that want to participate together) Participants will hunt for one dozen eggs to exchange for a bag of goodies. Be sure to look out for the golden eggs to redeem for extra prizes!

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  • Egg Orienteering with OCIN

    March 24, 2018 11:00am - 1:00pm

    Join Orienteering Cincinnati, Inc. http://www.ocin.org to learn this fun sport. Start times from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Courses from beginner through advanced difficulty will be offered. The beginner's course will have baskets of plastic Easter eggs at each checkpoint. Children collect the plastic eggs and exchange them for candy or toys at the finish. MetroParks of Butler County vehicle permit is required and will be available at event.

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  • Dog-Gone Bone Hunt

    March 25, 2018 12:00pm - 4:00pm

    Bring your pooch for an egg hunt designed for dogs! Plastic eggs filled with dog treats will be scattered/hidden over a well-defined area in the park. Find a golden egg which can be redeemed for a prize! Some activities include: shopping at dog-friendly vendors, concessions, dog obstacle course, socializing time, and hiking around the park! The Egg Hunt is divided by size and weight of your dog. Dogs under 30 pounds will hunt at 1 PM and dogs 30 pounds and over will hunt at 2 PM. Event Rules: We ask that all dogs are well-behaved, socialized, and have current vaccinations. One dog per handler. Stoop and scoop rules apply, we will provide poop bags and garbage cans at the event for your use. Dogs must remain on a leash at all times during the event.

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