Organizing Special Events at the MetroParks of Butler County
A special event is a sports, recreational, cultural, business, or other type of activity occurring for a limited or fixed duration that impacts the MetroParks of Butler County by involving the use of MetroParks property, or having impact on the public realm which is not sponsored or co-sponsored by MetroParks of Butler County. Any organized pre-planned event that is projected to have a gathering of 50 or more people on the park grounds outside of the confines of a MetroParks reservable structure (building) and/or which features all or some of the following shall be considered a special event for the purposes of the Special Event policy: amplified sound; selling of food, merchandise, tickets, and/or services; the solicitation of donations; events open and/or advertised to the public; or events requiring special setup of stages, tents, tables, barricades or other items. If you are interested in hosting a Special Event, please see the Special Event Policy. To request a Special Event, please see the Special Event Request Form.
Rentschler Forest Reigart Road Area Paving - 10/23-10/24/18Paving work will be taking place at Rentschler Forest MetroPark's Regiart Road Area from 10/23-10/24/18. While the park will remain open, 2 parking areas will be closed and some traffic delays may be expected. For more information and map of the areas affected please visit the News Section via the link below. https://www.yourmetroparks.net/news-alerts/article/2018/10/22/rentschler-forest-metropark-reigart-road-area-paving-work---10-23-10-24-2018
Closure of Forest Run MetroPark - Timberman Ridge Area for Trail ConstructionPlease check the NEWS section of this website for more details regarding this closure which begins August 13, 2018 until the area is re-opened by the Executive Director.
Pumpkin Vine Trail Closure - Rentschler Forest MetroPark -Reigart Road AreaDue to heavy rains, a .35 mile section of the Pumpkin Vine Trail has been washed-out , deemed unsafe for passage, and closed at the Reigart Road Area of Rentschler Forest MetroPark, located at , 5701 Reigart Road, Fairfield Township OH 45011. Barriers and signage are in place and indicate an alternate route for passage; however, until repairs have occurred this section of trail will remain closed. Thank you for your patience as MetroParks staff works to make the necessary repairs.
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