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

    October 01, 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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  • Show and Tell on the Farm - Healthy Kids Day!

    October 01, 2017 2:00pm - 4:00pm

    Let's celebrate healthy Kids Day on the farm through a fun obstacle course. How do we compare to the farm animals in running, jumping and moving? Come on out to the farm any time between 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. for a visit with the farm animals, explore the gardens and enjoy Chrisholm Historic Farmstead. FREE program for all ages.

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  • Show and Tell on the Farm - Stones and Bones

    October 05, 2017 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    "Show and Tell" time at Chrisholm Historic Farmstead. How did the Native Americans grow their crops and tend their animals? Visit with our farm animals and explore some Native American artifacts to find out. FREE for all ages.

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  • Harvest Hayrides - Group Reservations

    October 07, 2017 11:00am - 2:00pm

    Bring your group to a MetroPark for a hayride and a cornucopia of harvest activities. Participants will enjoy a 30 minute hayride, pick their own pumpkin, field maze, photo opportunity areas throughout the park, and more. Hayrides are available to schedule 1:00-1:30-- you will choose your time at the end of your registration. Hay wagon can accommodate 25 riders at a time.

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