Start the New Year with Metro Parks!

A new year is fast approaching and many people are thinking about resolutions and goals for the next year. Whether your goal is to spend more time outside, stay active or explore new places, Metro Parks is the place for you, with plenty of activities planned every week!

A woman walks her dogs on the Darby Creek Greenway Trail at Prairie Oaks
Tina Fronk, photographer

Hit the ground running on New Year’s Day with New Year’s Day programs:

  • Clear Creek Metro Park January 1, 10am-1pm. Meet at the Fern parking lot to participate in a 4.5-mile or 7-mile hike; be sure to wear gear meant for rugged terrain and off-trail hiking!
  • Blendon Woods Metro Park January 1, 7:30-8:30am. Hike to the lake at dawn to start your New Year!
  • Coffee and Birds: Enjoy a warm cup of coffee at Blendon Woods and enjoy bird watching at the nature center on January 1, from 8-10am.

Of course, we can’t forget about Metro Parks’ Winter Hike Series – join us for the 50th anniversary of cold weather hiking. Hike at least seven parks and earn a patch! Bundle up and get outside!

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