Picnic Shelters & Areas


Chrisholm MetroPark
1 shelter*, 1 large Nature Playscape
2070 Woodsdale Rd.
Trenton, OH 45067
Approx. 75 people
Elk Creek MetroPark - Sebald Park
10 shelters, 1 large playground and several small play areas
5580 Elk Creek Rd.
Middletown, OH 45042
50-75 people depending upon shelter reserved
Forest Run MetroPark Timberman Ridge
1 shelter*
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. 45-50 people
Rentschler Forest MetroPark
4 shelters, 2 playgrounds
5701 Reigart Rd.
Fairfield Twp., OH 45011
Approx. 50 people
Rentschler Forest MetroPark Timberhill
1 group shelter reservable for organizations only
3976 Hamilton-Middletown Rd.
Fairfield Twp., OH 45011
Approx. 60 people
Voice of America MetroPark
Gazebo*, 1 playground
7850 VOA Park Dr.
West Chester, OH 45069
Approx. 50 people

* Electric is available only at the Forest Run MetroPark Timberman Ridge shelter, Chrisholm MetroPark shelter, and the Voice of America MetroPark Gazebo.


View Our Facility Rental Availability & Reserve a Shelter

  • Shelter reservations are daily from 8 a.m. to dusk with the exception of the Gazebo at Voice of America MetroPark, which offers reservations, all day, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., or 2 p.m. - Dusk.
  • 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 no longer than 6' in length. Please clean up after your pets.
  • Motor Vehicle Permit Required. FREE to Butler County Residents. Non-Residents $5/daily or $10/annually. A Group Motor Vehicle Permit for non-Butler County residents can be purchased in advance with your reservation for $25. (A Group MVP is included with reservations of the Gazebo at Voice of America MetroPark.)
  • All shelter reservations must be paid in full at the time of booking.