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 - A Farmer's Native Friends

    February 28, 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! What kind of native friends do we have on the farm? Find out through live animal demonstrations and fun activities. FREE virtual program for all ages.

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  • Show and Tell on the Farm - In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb

    March 04, 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! It's March so the weather is "in like a lion and out like a lamb" here at Show and Tell. Let's explore the weather and what happens in early spring on the farm through activities and a live animal presentation, too. FREE virtual program for all ages.

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  • Spring Amphibians with Jeff Davis - Registration Full

    March 06, 2021 9:00am - 10:30am

    Jeff Davis is one of Ohio's most well-known herpetologists. Wear your muck boots and join him in the search for amphibians. Salamander Run Preserve is generally closed to the public, so reserve your spot for a special experience! Be prepared for an adventure as unpaved routes will be used for this hike. FREE and open to ages 6 & up! Pre-registration is required by 3/5/2021. Space is limited. If needed, the rain date for this program will be 3/20/2021. 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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  • Spring Amphibians with Jeff Davis - Hike #2 - Registration Full

    March 06, 2021 10:00am - 11:30am

    Registration for the first hike filled up so fast that now a second hike has been added! Jeff Davis is one of Ohio's most well-known herpetologists. Wear your muck boots and join him in the search for amphibians. Salamander Run Preserve is generally closed to the public, so reserve your spot for a special experience! Be prepared for an adventure as unpaved routes will be used for this hike. FREE and open to ages 6 & up! Pre-registration is required by 3/5/2021. Space is limited. If needed, the rain date for this program will be 3/20/2021. 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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  • Show & Tell on the Farm - Farming by the Moon and Stars

    March 07, 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! What goes on at the farm during our moon phases and location of the stars throughout the year? Join us for some fun activities and a live animal presentation, too. FREE virtual program for all ages!

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