Are you ready to get outside?

Metro Parks are ideal places to help you feel one with nature. You can take a stroll on more than 230 miles of trails, enjoy more active pursuits such as biking, canoeing, hiking, and even bring your leashed pet for a leisurely walk in the woods. There are nature centers, natural play areas, picnic shelters, fishing places, even a climbing wall. Come explore, it’s your nature!

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Blendon Woods Metro Park marks 70 years of connecting people to the great outdoors

Seventy years ago, Blendon Woods Metro Park opened to the public, making it the second park of what would, today, become one of the best park systems in the country. …Read More

Fall brings colorful changes in your Metro Parks

TINA FRONK Social Media Specialist Fall offers crisp morning air, bright blue skies and breathtaking vistas bursting with brilliant colors. It’s the perfect time to lace up your hiking boots …Read More

Metro Parks will offer two lottery hunts for the 2021 deer hunting season

Clear Creek Metro Park and Fairfield and Hocking counties Managing wildlife and habitats is of utmost importance to resource managers in Metro Parks. Keeping wildlife populations in balance allows all …Read More

Planning and design interns reflect on enchanting time with Metro Parks

EMILY LOOMIS AND BRAD REUSCHLING Planning and Design Interns Spending the summer with the planning and design team as interns has been anything but slow or stagnant. We’ve worked on …Read More

Get Outside, It’s Your Nature!