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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Mid-Ohio Food Collective collection efforts continue at Metro Parks winter hikes

Give back while getting out! Metro Parks will collect donations and raise money for the Mid-Ohio Food Collective during our January winter hikes. Last year, we raised $1,820 that went …Read More

Surround yourself in love

Surround yourself in love at your Metro Parks. Whether in the air, on the ground or in the water, love is all around you. As the temperatures start to rise, …Read More

Stay alert in your Metro Parks

In 2020 and continuing in 2021, there has been an increase in car break-ins in all Metro Parks. Take a look at this video. Please don’t leave valuables in your …Read More

The tunnel of love: Keeping salamanders off the streets

PEG HANLEY Public Information Manager Mating season for eastern tiger salamanders and spotted salamanders at Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park can get a bit dicey as these determined creatures surface …Read More

Get Outside, It’s Your Nature!