Timberman Ridge

Part of Forest Run MetroPark

Kestrel Shelter

Timberman Ridge Picnic Shelter

  • The shelter located at 1976 Timberman Road is equipped with electrical outlets, picnic tables and a grill and can accommodate groups of approximately 50 people.
  • A paved parking area is near the shelter with paved walkways from the parking lot to the shelter and the 1.3 mile paved trail.
  • A playground is located next to the shelter. 
  • A water fountain near the shelter is available seasonally.
  • Restroom facilities nearby consist of 2 portable toilets, one handicapped accessible.

General Information:

  • 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 shelter clean and all garbage placed in containers provided. (Visitors may want to bring extra trash bags.)
  • Fishing is permitted with a valid Ohio Fishing License and all ponds are catch and release.
  • 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 pet.
  • No Alcoholic beverages are permitted in the park.
  • Trail maps can be found on the website by selecting MetroParks – Forest Run MetroPark - Timberman Ridge.
  • Use of firearms and fireworks is strictly prohibited in all areas of the park. 
  • MetroParks prohibits the use of inflatable equipment such as bounce houses, slides or obstacle courses. 

Reserve a Picnic Area