Indian Creek MetroPark
Mayer Picnic Shelter
- The Mayer Picnic Shelter is a reservable shelter which can be accessed from the 6500 Springfield Road Entrance to the park and is a great place for a special event or family picnic.
- The shelter will accommodate approximately 50 people and is equipped with 6 picnic tables and a grill, but no water or electric are provided.
- There is a large playground area and portable restroom near the shelter along with plenty of open field area.
- When reserved, there will be a “Reserved” sign on the shelter indicating that the shelter has been reserved for the day.
- Shelter reservations are daily from 8am to dusk.
- Upon departure, please leave the shelter and park area clean and all garbage placed in containers provided. (Visitors may want to bring extra trash bags.)
- All vehicles must park in designated parking spaces.
- Dogs are allowed, but must be kept on a leash, no longer than 6’ in length. Please clean up after your pets.
- NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES are permitted in the park.
- Several hiking trails are located in this park. Trail maps can be downloaded from the web site by selecting: Parks – Indian Creek MetroPark - View Trail Map.
- Fishing is permitted with a valid Ohio Fishing License.
- Use of firearms and fireworks is strictly prohibited in all areas of the park.
- 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.
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