Explore Your MetroParks

Enjoy family fun and recreation within over 4,500 acres of green space in ten parks open daily at MetroParks. The many amenities available to enhance your park experience include natural and paved trails for hiking, biking, running, or walking. There are also numerous play areas, fishing spots, reservable facilities, shelters and camp sites, a dog park, as well as a reservable Athletic Complex. Water recreation is made possible through creeking as well as rentable kayaks, canoes, paddleboats, and stand-up paddleboards. Regularly scheduled programs and FUN special events will also add to your enjoyment of the parks.

Upcoming Programs & Events

  • MetroParks & Great Miami Rowing Center Learn to Row

    July 29, 2017 10:00am - 12:00pm

    Give rowing a try! Seasoned rowers and coaches will give you the opportunity to learn to row racing shells. Knowledgeable staff will answer your questions as you try out the equipment. What to wear: gym shorts & t-shirts that aren't too baggy, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, shoes that will not come off your feet. Bring water and socks. Recommended for ages 12 & up. Participation waiver must be signed. Learn to Row dates are 7/1, 7/29 & 10/1 at VOA and 6/3, 8/19 & 9/10 at Great Miami Rowing Center Hamilton.

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  • Moths by the Moon

    July 29, 2017 9:00pm - 11:00pm

    Identify moths and other flying nighttime insects and discover their economic value in pollination. Program is weather dependent. Registrants will be notified by email if postponed. FREE for all ages but registration is required.

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  • Show and Tell at the Farm

    July 30, 2017 2:00pm - 4:00pm

    Come on over to Chrisholm Historic Farmstead for a BRAND NEW "Show and Tell" time at the Farm. Each program will be a little different with special guest stars, some Furry and some Feathery, and fun activities. Come for any amount of time during 2pm-4pm. Designed to delight kids and kids at heart.

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  • Mountain Music Jams

    July 30, 2017 2:00pm - 4:00pm

    Enjoy FREE music at the Pioneer Church. Bring a chair or blanket and listen to the informal, impromptu jam sessions of talented, local musicians. Bring your own instrument and join in! Judy and Warren Waldron will facilitate this program.

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  • Hump Day Concert: The McCartney Project

    August 02, 2017 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    FREE public concerts are offered at Voice of America MetroPark, by the Gazebo behind the Ronald Reagan Lodge, near the Lake, every Wednesday beginning May 31st-August 16th. Concerts are brought to you thanks to Presenting Sponsor UC Health West Chester Hospital, Concert Sponsor Friends of MetroParks of Butler County and Media Sponsor Cox Media Group/Journal-News. Bring the whole family out for a little midweek relaxation and to enjoy the sounds of summer. Don't bother cooking after work as food and Adult beverages are available for purchase. Family yard games will be out to enjoy, the playground is ready for play and you can even rent a bike or boat while you listen to music! Each week will bring a new artist and a new sound. About the band: The McCartney Project pays tribute to Paul McCartney and the music of Wings and The Beatles. Our authentic tribute begins with Tony Burlingame as Paul McCartney. Tony is a gifted left-handed bass player, just like Paul. His bass playing, vocals, stage presence and even his authentic bass guitars combine to deliver the ultimate tribute to Paul McCartney. He is a genuine tribute artist and superb entertainer. Tony will have the audience fully engaged throughout the show!

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