Memorialize a loved one, celebrate a special anniversary or recognize an important person in your life with a bench or tree donation.
Benches are $2,500 each and are guaranteed for seven years. Benches include a paved bench pad and a plaque.
Trees are $1,500 each and are guaranteed for five years. MetroParks does not offer plaques for trees or landscaping around the trees.
Click below to explore the available sites for new legacy benches. Sites are currently available at Voice of America MetroPark, Rentschler Forest MetroPark, the Meadow Ridge Area of Elk Creek MetroPark and the Timberman Ridge Area of Forest Run MetroPark. Found your spot? Click here to fill out your interest form.
Trees are planted twice a year around April and October. MetroParks guarantees all trees for five years, and will replace any trees that die within this timeframe at no cost. All trees are native hardwood species and help MetroParks' land conservation and reforestation efforts. Interested in making a tree donation? Fill out your interest form and you will be contacted about current donation locations.
Create Family fun
MetroParks provides opportunities to experience open green spaces near home. Pick the time of day that fits your busy schedule to spend some time with nature. Hike a trail, wander through natural habitats, view wildlife or just play! Please consider donating to further MetroParks ability to provide these resources.