Picnic Shelters


* Chrisholm MetroPark Historic Farmstead
1 Shelter, 1 Nature Playscape

2070 Woodsdale Rd.
Trenton, OH 45067
Approx. 75 people
Elk Creek MetroPark - Sebald Park Area
10 Shelters, 1 Playground
and several small Play Areas
5580 Elk Creek Rd.
Middletown, OH 45042
50-70 people depending upon shelter reserved
Elk Creek MetroPark - Meadow Ridge Area
1 Shelter
5101 Circle Parkway
Middletown, OH 45042
Approx. 80 people
*Forest Run MetroPark - Timberman Ridge Area
1 Shelter, 1 Playground
1976 Timberman Rd. 
Hamilton, OH 45013
Approx. 50 people
Governor Bebb MetroPark
1 Shelter, 1 Small Swing set near shelter,
& 1 Playground in the park
1979 Bebb Park Ln.
Okeana, OH 45053
Approx. 45-50 people
Indian Creek MetroPark
1 Shelter, 1 Playground
6500 Springfield Rd.
Oxford, OH 45056
Approx. 50 people
Rentschler Forest MetroPark- Reigart Road Area
4 Shelters, 2 Playgrounds
5701 Reigart Rd.
Fairfield, OH 45011
Approx. 50 people

*Rentschler Forest MetroPark- Timberhill Area
1 Shelter

3976 Hamilton-Middletown Rd.
Fairfield, OH 45011

Approx. 60 people

*Voice of America MetroPark
Gazebo, 1 Playground
7850 VOA Park Dr.
West Chester, OH 45069
Approx. 60 people

*Shelter/Facility is equipped with electric

Shelter reservations are from 8 a.m. - dusk daily. 

  • The cost of each shelter varies depending upon the date requested and shelter reserved. Butler County residents qualify for discounted shelter reservations.
  • When reserved, there will be a “Reserved” sign on the shelter indicating that the shelter has been reserved for the day.
  • All shelters are equipped with picnic tables and a grill.
  • There is no electric at the shelters unless specified.
  • No alcoholic beverages are permitted in the parks.
  • Pets are allowed but must be kept on a leash. Please clean up after your pets.
  • All shelter reservations must be paid in full at the time of booking.
  • MetroParks prohibits the use of inflatable equipment such as bounce houses, slides or obstacle courses.

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