Governor Bebb MetroPark

Howe Shelter

Howe Shelter

  • The Howe Picnic Shelter is located in the upper portion of the park near Group Camp Site A.
  • The facility will accommodate approximately 50 people and is equipped with 6 picnic tables and a grill.
  • There is a (non-flush) restroom and swing set located nearby, and a larger composting restroom located in the lower campground area. 
  • No electric or water are provided at this shelter, but non-potable water is available outside the Park Manager’s office. It is recommended the visitors bring their own drinking water.
  • A large playground is also located in this park on the way to the lower campground area, and is not next to the shelter.

General Information:

  • Shelter reservations are daily from 8am to dusk.
  • When reserved, there will be a “Reserved” sign on the shelter indicating that the shelter has been reserved for the day.
  • Upon departure, please leave the shelter and park area clean and all garbage placed in containers provided. (Visitors may want to bring extra trash bags.)
  • All vehicles must park in designated parking spaces.
  • Dogs are allowed, but must be kept on a leash no longer than 6’ in length.  Please clean up after your pets.
  • NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES are permitted in the park.
  • Trail maps can be downloaded from the web site by selecting:  Parks – Gov. Bebb MetroPark - View Trail Map.
  • Fishing is permitted with a valid Ohio Fishing License.
  • Use of firearms and fireworks is strictly prohibited in all areas of the park.
  • Motor Vehicle Permit required. FREE to Butler County Residents. Non-Residents $5/daily or $10 annually. A Group Motor Vehicle Permit for non-Butler County residents can be purchased in advance with your reservation for $25.

Reserve a Picnic Area