Policies & Rules
Rules & Laws
- MetroParks Rules and Regulations
- Concussion in Youth Sports: Ohio's Return-to-Play Law
- Lindsay's Law: Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Youth Athletes
- Equal Employment Opportunity
- Farmland Lease Information
- Wildlife Management Policy Controlled Bowhunting Program
- Records Management
- Geocaching Policy
- Trail Accessibility Guide
- Policy Governing the Use of Other Power Driven Mobility Devices (OPDMD) on MetroParks Trails, etc.
- Catering Policy
- Special Event Policy
- Animal Acquisition and Disposition Policy
5/9/19 - Antenen Preserve Creek Access Trail ClosedThe Creek Access Trail at Four Mile Creek MetroPark's Antenen Preserve located at 2385 Treiber Road, Hamilton OH 45011 is closed due to damage caused by last week's flood. MetroParks staff are assessing the situation and will provide an update on the timeline for cleanup, repair and re-opening as soon as possible. Thank you!
3/5/19 Partial Closure of Butler-Warren Trail at Voice of America MetroParkEffective at dark on March 5, 2019, the Butler-Warren Trail at Voice of America MetroPark will be partially closed for construction until re-opened by order of the Executive Director. Please, see "NEWS" for more information regarding this closure.
3/1/19 CLOSED - North Paddock of Wiggly Field Dog Park at Voice of America MetroParkThe North Paddock of Wiggly Field Dog Park at Voice of America MetroPark is temporarily closed due to construction, until re-opened by order of the Executive Director. Please, visit "NEWS" for more information on this closure.
2/26/19 CLOSED - Stander PreserveStander Preserve in Reily Township is closed and shall remain closed until further notice. Please, visit the "NEWS" section for more information regarding this closure.
2/6/19 CLOSED - Sycamore Bluffs PreserveEntire parcel of real property now known as Sycamore Bluffs Preserve, including parking area adjacent to Four Mile Creek, is closed to the public effective February 6, 2019, and shall remain closed until further notice due to upcoming bridge construction work by Butler County. Please, visit our "news" section for more information regarding this closure.
12/20/18 Partial Closure of Pumpkin Vine Trail of Rentschler Forest MetroParkA portion of the Pumpkin Vine Trail of Rentschler Forest MetroPark is closed to park visitors due to upcoming sewer line work by the Butler County Water and Sewer Department, effective December 20, 2018, until re-opened by the Executive Director. Please check the NEWS section of this website for more details regarding this closure.
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