Check out the "NEWS" section of our website to discover just a few of the ways that you can enjoy MetroParks during the Winter months. Before you head out for a day of FUN in the parks, also see a listing of routine seasonal facility closures. Closure dates and Spring 2020 re-opening dates can be found here.
The MetroParks Administrative Office located at 2051 Timberman Road will be closed on Thursday, December 12th from 12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. . The Welcome Center at Voice of America MetroPark will be open during this time. Thank you!
The City of Middletown Begins Repairs on the Great Miami River Trail Today - October 17, 2019 today
The City of Middletown will begin pavement repairs on sections of the Great Miami River Trail (GMRT) today. The repair work may cause intermittent closures of these sections over the next couple of weeks. As you plan your next walking, biking, or running trip on the GMRT , please look to MetroParks website to find daily updates regarding the specific areas that are closed.
Elk Creek MetroPark - Sebald Park Area and Meadow Ridge Area Will Have Daily Closures for MetroParks Controlled Bow Hunting Program
Before heading out to Elk Creek MetroPark for a visit to the Sebald Park Area or the Meadow Ridge Area, please note that the parks will be closed to the public between the hours of 8 am until noon each day during 2019-2020 hunting season. As a part of the park system’s Wildlife Management Program a controlled Bow Hunting program will be held during these hours to control the over population of white-tailed deer in these areas. After noon each day the park will be OPEN & READY for YOU!
MetroParks appreciates your patience during this time. Hunting Season is from September 28, 2019 – February 2, 2020.
2/26/19 CLOSED - Stander Preserve
Stander Preserve in Reily Township is closed and shall remain closed until further notice. Please, visit the "NEWS" section for more information regarding this closure.
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