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 - Whose Mitten is This?

    January 20, 2022 10:00am - 11:00am

    Come to Show and Tell on the Farm and find out who is living in our "mitten" at Chrisholm! We will make a mitten and puppets and then put on our own play while learning about farm life. FREE program for all ages. Registration requested, walk-ins welcome!

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  • Seasons in the Park

    January 22, 2022 2:00pm - 3:30pm

    From the pristine whiteness of winter to the beautiful mosaic that is fall, join us for all four seasons in the parks! Explore the yearly changes in four of your MetroParks every 4th Saturday of the month! Stop by for a few or do them all, youÂ’re sure to see the change a year can make! FREE and open to all ages. Registration requested; Walk-inÂ’s welcome.

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  • Owl Prowl Night Hike

    January 22, 2022 5:30pm - 7:00pm

    Turn into a know-it-owl by joining the Owl Prowl Night Hike to learn all about these nocturnal creatures! The first part of this program will be held at the shelter as we discuss Ohio's most common native owls. A night hike will follow, as we call and search for these owls in the wild! It's sure to be a hooting time! Hike 1 of a 4-part series of owl hikes in unique parks each time. Each hike in the series has it's own registration. Please dress for the weather. Registration is REQUIRED by 1/21/2022. FREE and open to all ages!

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  • Show and Tell on the Farm - ABC's of Farm Life Letter B

    January 23, 2022 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Come and join us at ABC's of Farm Life to celebrate things on the farm that start with the letter "B". You'd butter make sure to register for this fun and busy free program for all ages. Join a pioneer and make your own butter. Know how big a bushel is? We are going to make fun belts as our craft for the day, too. Registration requested so we have enough supplies for all, walk-ins welcome!

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  • Show & Tell on the Farm - Pioneer Ice Farmers

    January 27, 2022 10:00am - 11:00am

    How was ice harvested in Butler County before refrigeration and where did it come from? Learn all about ice through fun hands-on activities, crafts, experiments and live animal demonstrations during this FREE program for all ages. Registration requested, walk-ins welcome!

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