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

  • Hump Day Concert Series- Kevin McCoy Band + Touch a Truck Event

    May 25, 2022 6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Ready to rock out with MetroParks?! Join MetroParks and presenting sponsor, UC Health, every Wednesday from May 25th to August 10th for FREE outdoor concerts at the Athletic Complex at Voice of America MetroPark in West Chester, Ohio. Come early to enjoy all new exciting pre-show activities and stay for the excellent food trucks and tunes. 6PM - 7PM: Touch a Truck! See and explore vehicles from MetroParks, BCRTA, Emergency Management Agency of Butler County, and Jimmy's Limo. 7PM - 9PM: Kevin McCoy Band- Kevin is a singer-songwriter who combines his Rock and R&B influences along with his unmistakable country voice to create a style of music all his own. Food Truck: TBD

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

    May 26, 2022 10:00am - 11:00am

    What is slow food versus fast food? Find out through a fun scavenger hunt on the farm, craft, grow your own slow food to take home and visit the farm animals, too. FREE program for all ages! Registration requested, walk-ins welcome.

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  • Seasons in the Park

    May 28, 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 three 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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  • Hump Day Concert Series- Bohemian Funk + National Dino Day

    June 01, 2022 6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Are you ready to rock out with MetroParks?! Join MetroParks and presenting sponsor, UC Health, every Wednesday from May 25th to August 10th for FREE outdoor concerts at the Athletic Complex at Voice of America MetroPark in West Chester, Ohio. Come early to enjoy all new exciting pre-show activities and stay for the excellent food trucks and tunes. 6PM - 7PM: National Dino Day- Stations will be set up for people of all ages to celebrate the originals rockers- dinosaurs! Features include an archeologist activity, games, and a craft. 7PM - 9PM: Bohemian Funk- Best described as Rock N Soul, Bohemian Funk's music is a modern take on classic rock n roll blended with elements of southern rock, country, gospel, reggae & blues. Food truck: Wraptor Cafe

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  • Creeking in the Parks

    June 02, 2022 10:00am - 12:00pm

    Join MetroParks and Butler Soil and Water Conservation District every Thursday in June and July from 10:00a.m. – 12:00p.m. as we explore creeks and waterways in the parks throughout Butler County. We will be at a different park each week, so there are always new areas to explore! We'll look for creek critters such as: amphibians, fish, reptiles, and macroinvertebrates, and even fossils! This week at Rentschler Forest MetroPark – Reigart Road Area, we will explore a direct creek watershed of the Great Miami River! Please wear close-toed shoes for all creeking events. Based on unsafe weather and/or water levels, cancellations are possible. Please check back here, the MetroParks of Butler County website*, or the MetroParks Facebook page** for any potential updates. *Website: https://www.yourmetroparks.net/ **Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/metroparks/

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