Playgrounds are important tools in kids social, cognitive and physical development. But our favorite part about playgrounds is...they're fun! Find your new favorite MetroParks playground today.  

Chrisholm MetroPark

Natural Play Area at Chrisholm MetoPark
  • Chrisholm MetroPark's Nature Playscape opened in 2019 and features a more natural play experience with wood structures, a sandbox and small slide. 
  • Shaded areas, benches, a parking lot and a composting restroom are located nearby.
  • The Chrisholm Shelter and the Augspurger House are within walking distance from the playground. 

Forest Run MetroPark-Timberman Ridge Area

Green Playground at Forest Run MetroPark
  • The playground at the Timberman Ridge Area of Forest Run MetroPark opened to the public in 2023. 
  • The playground is located next to the Kestrel Shelter with easy access to water fountains, portable toilets and the main parking lot. 

Gov. Bebb MetroPark

Play Equipment at Governor Bebb MetroPark
  • The Governor Bebb MetroPark playground is located within walking distance from both Pioneer Village and the Dry Fork Campground. 
  • The playground has convenient parking, benches and access to shaded areas and portable toilets. 
  • A small swing set is also available next to the Howe Shelter.

Rentschler Forest MetroPark

Play Equipment at Rentschler Forest MetroPark
  • The lower playground at Reigart Road Area of Rentschler Forest MetroPark was awarded "Best in Butler County" by the Hamilton Journal-News in 2023! 
  • A parking lot, picnic tables, shaded areas and benches are all located close to the play equipment.
  • The lower playground is also within walking distance from flush restrooms, drinking fountains and the Cummins and Riverview shelters. 
  • The upper playground is conveniently located close to the H.F. Walsh and G. E. Condo shelters at the top of the park in a quiet, shady area. 

Indian Creek MetroPark

Play equipment at  Indian Creek MetroPark
  • The Indian Creek MetroPark playground can be accessed via the park's Springfield Road Entrance. 
  • The playground is located in a shady area with convenient parking and benches close to the playground.
  • The Mayer Picnic Shelter and portable toilets are within walking distance from the playground. 

Forest Run MetroPark-Wildlife Preserve Area

Play equipment at Forest Run Wildlife Preserve

    Sebald Park Area

    Play Area Across From Shelter 6
    • The largest playground at the Sebald Area of Elk Creek MetroPark is located across from Shelter 7. 
    • Two smaller playboosters are located between Shelters 2 and 3 and next to Shelter 6. 
    • Shaded areas and/or shelters with benches, paved parking areas and portable toilets can be found throughout the park. 

    Voice of America MetroPark

    VOA MetroPark play equipment
    • The Voice of America MetroPark playground is MetroParks' largest playground in the county.
    • Shade structures, flush restrooms, water fountains, parking areas and VOA Lake access are all located nearby.
    • The playground is within walking distance from the Gazebo, Lodge and concession areas.