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 - Dogs on the Farm

    April 11, 2021 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Join us for a virtual Show & Tell on the farm from the comfort of your home. This bi-weekly series will be brought to you virtually on Facebook and the MetroParks website every Sunday at 2:00 p.m. and Thursday at 10:00 a.m. Each video will feature a new topic and be available on the MetroParks website for you to enjoy anytime! Why do families have dogs working on the farm? Let's see what jobs these dogs have through fun activities and a live animal demonstration, too. FREE virtual program for all ages.

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  • Show & Tell on the Farm - Chillin' With Veggies

    April 15, 2021 10:00am - 11:00am

    Join us for a virtual Show & Tell on the farm from the comfort of your home. This bi-weekly series will be brought to you virtually on Facebook and the MetroParks website every Sunday at 2:00 p.m. and Thursday at 10:00 a.m. Each video will feature a new topic and be available on the MetroParks website for you to enjoy anytime! Let's learn how to grow vegetables so we have delicious and healthy food to eat. What other fun activities can we do with veggies? Ever built a veggie car? FREE virtual program for all ages with a live animal demonstration too.

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  • Photo Walks: Tips for Shooting Close-Ups and Intimate Landscapes

    April 15, 2021 6:30pm - 8:00pm

    Learn from Photographer Susan Milinkovich as she shares tips on photography in nature in a hands-on setting. Join us for a spring evening looking for the “small stuff” around the ponds, along the path and in the gardens. Learn how to capture close-ups and intimate landscapes in nature. When you start to look for the “small stuff”, you’ll discover all kinds of interesting new subjects. Bring your mobile phone, point-and-shoot or DSLR camera – no photography experience needed. FREE and open to all ages 13 & up! Mark your calendar now! Pre-registration will open on 4/1/2021 and is required by 4/14/2021. Space is limited. A completed waiver and masks and/or social distancing are required for all in person programs. Download the Program Waiver at https://www.yourmetroparks.net/docs/default-source/public-forms/waiver-health-acknowledgement-form-metroparks-public-programs.pdf?sfvrsn=50994cea_2

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  • Wild About Spring Wildflowers - Indian Creek MetroPark

    April 17, 2021 10:30am - 12:00pm

    One of the best surprises you can find on a spring hike is a new pop of bright color!! Join us to find out what is popping up at Indian Creek MetroPark. FREE and open to all ages! Mark your calendar now! Pre-registration will open on 4/3/2021 and is required by 4/16/2021. A completed waiver and masks and/or social distancing are required for all in person programs. Download the Program Waiver at https://www.yourmetroparks.net/docs/default-source/public-forms/waiver-health-acknowledgement-form-metroparks-public-programs.pdf?sfvrsn=50994cea_2

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  • Let's Go Hiking! Wild About Spring Wildflowers

    April 17, 2021 10:30am - 12:00pm

    Spring has sprung and you can smell it in the air. Join us on a fun hike to explore ephemerals in the woods before the tree leaves start to grow. Help us identify flora and fauna such as Dutchman's Breeches and Wake Robins. FREE and open to all ages! Pre-registration is required by 4/16/2021 by calling 513-867-5348. Space is limited! A completed waiver and masks are required for all in person programs. Download the Program Waiver at https://www.yourmetroparks.net/docs/default-source/public-forms/waiver-health-acknowledgement-form-metroparks-public-programs.pdf?sfvrsn=50994cea_2

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