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

  • Show and Tell on the Farm - COLORS IN NATURE!

    Aug 24, 2017 - Oct 26, 2017 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    "Show and Tell" time at Chrisholm Historic Farmstead. Come for any amount of time and enjoy the beauty of the historic farmstead. This program we will explore colors in nature, make a craft, have a snack and visit with the farm animals. FREE for all ages.

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  • Stepping Forward Service Day

    August 26, 2017 9:00am - 12:00pm

    Stepping Forward Service Days are a great opportunity for individuals, families, and groups to make a difference in our parks. Prepare Sebald Park for Horse Daze. Perform trail maintenance, honeysuckle removal, and park clean up.

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  • Show and Tell on the Farm

    Aug 27, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017 2:00pm - 4:00pm

    "Show and Tell" time at Chrisholm Historic Farmstead. Come for any amount of time and enjoy the beauty of the historic farmstead. Visit with the chickens and rabbits, and maybe some special visitors, too. Guaranteed to delight all children ages 0-99!

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  • Mountain Music Jams

    August 27, 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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  • MetroParks & Great Miami Rowing Center Learn to Row

    September 10, 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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