Welcome to Columbus & Franklin County Metro Parks!

We host a wide variety of programs, activities and experiences throughout the park district and in our Nature Centers.
Use the search criteria and click "search" to find your next Metro Park adventure! You can also change your display option below!

We're always open 365 days a year! Please visit metroparks.net for specific park hours of operation.

*** Some programs will require you to pre register. These programs will have a checkbox next to them to add to your cart***
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Column #1 Activity # Description Dates Times Days Location Ages Price
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Show Up 20252013-01 Mission: Kid Possible Nature Trail 04/01/2024 -04/30/2024 9:00 am - 8:00 pm Su, M, Tu, W, Th, F, Sa Blendon Woods All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 22052354-01 Archery 101 04/23/2024 -04/23/2024 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Tu Scioto Grove All $0.00/$0.00
Add To Waitlist 22132301-10 Via Ferrata Climb 04/23/2024 -04/23/2024 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Tu Quarry Trails Mountain Bike Trail Lot All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 20350911-00 Fast-Paced Full Moon Hike 04/23/2024 -04/23/2024 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Tu Battelle Darby Creek Cedar Ridge $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 20110900-05 Tots on Trails 04/24/2024 -04/24/2024 10:00 am -11:00 am W Blacklick Woods 1-4 $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 21752300-08 Learn the Ropes 04/24/2024 -04/24/2024 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm W Climbing Wall All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 20211921-05 Storytime 04/25/2024 -04/25/2024 10:00 am -10:30 am Th Blendon Woods 2-5 $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 21522300-02 Orienteering For Kids! 04/25/2024 -04/25/2024 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Th Glacier Ridge All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 22132301-11 Via Ferrata Climb 04/25/2024 -04/25/2024 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Th Quarry Trails Mountain Bike Trail Lot All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 20511900-01 Preschoolers: Forest Magic 04/25/2024 -04/25/2024 9:30 am -10:30 am Th Sharon Woods 3-5 $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 20511900-02 Preschoolers: Forest Magic 04/25/2024 -04/25/2024 11:00 am -12:00 pm Th Sharon Woods 3-5 $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 22130900-01 Quarry Trails History Hike 04/26/2024 -04/26/2024 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm F Quarry Trails Mountain Bike Trail Lot All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 20331402-00 Big Darby Kayak Float 04/26/2024 -04/26/2024 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm F Battelle Darby Creek Canoe Access 18+ $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 203409-01 Put a Spring in your Step 04/26/2024 -04/26/2024 9:00 am -11:00 am F Battelle Darby Creek Kuhlwein Wetland Access 50+ $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 20311911-00 Preschool: Flowers 04/26/2024 -04/26/2024 9:30 am -10:15 am F Battelle Darby Creek Nature Center 3-5 $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 20311911-01 Preschool: Flowers 04/26/2024 -04/26/2024 11:00 am -11:45 am F Battelle Darby Creek Nature Center 3-5 $0.00/$0.00
Register 21251037-06 Morning Chores 04/27/2024 -04/27/2024 9:30 am -10:30 am Sa Slate Run Farm Ages 5 and up $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 21251036-02 Waste Not, Want Not 04/27/2024 -04/27/2024 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Sa Slate Run Farm All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 20150506-04 Migration Mania 04/27/2024 -04/27/2024 9:00 am -11:00 am Sa Blacklick Woods All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 22052309-03 Backpacking Series: Week 5: Clothing and Footwear 04/27/2024 -04/27/2024 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Sa Scioto Grove All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 22132301-12 Via Ferrata Climb 04/27/2024 -04/27/2024 10:00 am -12:00 pm Sa Quarry Trails Mountain Bike Trail Lot All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 20351811-00 Garlic Mustard Pull 04/27/2024 -04/27/2024 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Sa Battelle Darby Creek Nature Center $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 20551802-03 Adopt-A-Tree 04/27/2024 -04/27/2024 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Sa Sharon Woods All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 20252009-04 Invasive Removal @ Hundred Acre Wood 04/28/2024 -04/28/2024 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Su 100 Acre Wood All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 20451403-02 Drop In: Learn about Backpacking 04/28/2024 -04/28/2024 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Su Highbanks Nature Center 10+ $0.00/$0.00
Add To Waitlist 22152302-03 Fly Fishing 101 04/28/2024 -04/28/2024 11:00 am - 1:00 pm Su Quarry Trails Lakes Area Parking Lot All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 203307-00 Earth Day Litter Pickup 04/28/2024 -04/28/2024 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Su Battelle Darby Creek Osprey Lake 12+ $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 20852008-01 Children's Garden Day 04/28/2024 -04/28/2024 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Su Inniswood Metro Gardens All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 22052310-03 Backpacking Series: Week 6- Preparation, Ethics and LNT Principles 04/29/2024 -04/29/2024 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm M Scioto Grove All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 22052335-04 Toddler Hike 04/29/2024 -04/29/2024 10:00 am -11:00 am M Scioto Grove All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 22132301-13 Via Ferrata Climb 04/29/2024 -04/29/2024 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm M Quarry Trails Mountain Bike Trail Lot All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 20352300-01 Adventure Book Club! 04/30/2024 -04/30/2024 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Tu Battelle Darby Creek Nature Center All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 21852301-01 Wake up well Hike 04/30/2024 -04/30/2024 9:00 am -10:00 am Tu Walnut Woods All $0.00/$0.00
Register 21842301-01 For Adults: Fly Tying 04/30/2024 -04/30/2024 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Tu Walnut Woods Park Office All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 21611902-01 Preschool: Hide-and-Seek 04/30/2024 -04/30/2024 10:00 am -11:00 am Tu Homestead All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 21611902-02 Preschool: Hide-and-Seek 04/30/2024 -04/30/2024 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Tu Homestead All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 21421125-01 Homeschoolers: Beginning Bird Watching 05/01/2024 -05/01/2024 10:00 am -11:00 am W Three Creeks 5-15 $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 21551100-1 Homeschoolers: COSI BioBltiz - Be a Citizen Scientist 05/02/2024 -05/02/2024 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Th Glacier Ridge All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 20252014-01 Adventure at the Lake with Brave Wilderness 05/03/2024 -05/03/2024 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm F Blendon Woods All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 21550903-01 COSI BioBlitz - Be a Citizen Scientist 05/03/2024 -05/03/2024 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm F Glacier Ridge All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 212051040-02 Washday Blues 05/04/2024 -05/04/2024 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Sa Slate Run Farm All ages $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 20250306-01 Family Creeking 05/04/2024 -05/04/2024 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Sa Blendon Woods All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 21450525-01 Birding and Breakfast 05/04/2024 -05/04/2024 8:00 am -10:00 am Sa Three Creeks All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 20452001-04 Central Ohio Folk Festival 05/04/2024 -05/04/2024 11:00 am - 5:30 pm Sa Highbanks Big Meadow Picnic Area All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 20250402-01 Fairy House Building 05/05/2024 -05/05/2024 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Su Blendon Woods All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 21450927-01 5-Mile Hike on the Alum Creek Greenway 05/05/2024 -05/05/2024 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Su Three Creeks Heron Pond All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 20452001-05 Central Ohio Folk Festival 05/05/2024 -05/05/2024 11:00 am - 4:00 pm Su Highbanks Big Meadow Picnic Area All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 25541254-01 For Adults 50+: Relaxing Yoga 05/05/2024 -05/05/2024 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Su Scioto Grove 50+ $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 25541255-01 For Adults 50+: Wildflowers and Other Spring Things 05/05/2024 -05/05/2024 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Su Prairie Oaks Sycamore Plains 50+ $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 20251813-01 invasive Plant Removal 05/06/2024 -05/06/2024 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm M Blendon Woods All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 21421125-02 Homeschoolers: Beginning Bird Watching 05/07/2024 -05/07/2024 10:00 am -11:00 am Tu Three Creeks 5-15 $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 21611800-01 Toddler Tuesday - Flower Frenzy! 05/07/2024 -05/07/2024 10:00 am -11:00 am Tu Homestead All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 2122119-01 Homeschoolers on the Farm: Botany 05/08/2024 -05/08/2024 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm W Slate Run Farm $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 21440525-01 For Adults 50+: Bird Watching 05/08/2024 -05/08/2024 9:00 am -10:30 am W Three Creeks 50+ $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 21251037-07 Morning Chores 05/11/2024 -05/11/2024 9:30 am -10:30 am Sa Slate Run Farm Age 5 and up $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 2123104-01 Heritage Breeds Walk 05/11/2024 -05/11/2024 10:00 am -11:00 am Sa Slate Run Farm Adult $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 20250533-01 World Migratory Bird Day 05/11/2024 -05/11/2024 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Sa Blendon Woods All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 20250701-01 Geology Hike 05/12/2024 -05/12/2024 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm Su Blendon Woods All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 21650401-01 Mother’s Day Craft 05/12/2024 -05/12/2024 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Su Homestead All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 21221053-04 Growing Vegetable Soup Story Walk 05/17/2024 -05/17/2024 11:00 am - 3:00 pm F Slate Run Farm $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 21421126-01 Homeschoolers: Swamp Things 05/17/2024 -05/17/2024 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm F Three Creeks 5-15 $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 22130903-01 Salamander Stroll 05/17/2024 -05/17/2024 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm F Quarry Trails Mountain Bike Trail Lot All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 21221053-05 Growing Vegetable Soup Story Walk 05/18/2024 -05/18/2024 11:00 am - 3:00 pm Sa Slate Run Farm $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 21251043-02 Heirloom Gardening 05/18/2024 -05/18/2024 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Sa Slate Run Farm All ages $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 20252212-01 The Buzz About Bees 05/18/2024 -05/18/2024 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Sa Blendon Woods All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 21221053-06 Growing Vegetable Soup Story Walk 05/19/2024 -05/19/2024 11:00 am - 3:00 pm Su Slate Run Farm $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 20251814-01 Wild About Food 05/19/2024 -05/19/2024 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Su Blendon Woods All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 21522202-01 Chatty Birds 05/21/2024 -05/21/2024 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm Tu Glacier Ridge All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 20231401-01 Close-up Nature photography 05/22/2024 -05/22/2024 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm W Blendon Woods All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 21411925-01 Preschoolers: Swamp Things 05/22/2024 -05/22/2024 10:00 am -11:00 am W Three Creeks 3-5 $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 21530901-01 Full Moon Hike 05/23/2024 -05/23/2024 8:00 pm -10:00 pm Th Glacier Ridge All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 20211927-01 Preschool: A Warbler's Journey 05/24/2024 -05/24/2024 10:00 am -10:45 am F Blendon Woods All $0.00/$0.00
Register 21251037-08 Morning Chores 05/25/2024 -05/25/2024 9:30 am -10:30 pm Sa Slate Run Farm Ages 5 and up $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 20252213-01 Meet the Animals 05/25/2024 -05/25/2024 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Sa Blendon Woods All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 25541256-01 For Adults 50+: Walk the Dog 05/25/2024 -05/25/2024 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Sa Walnut Woods Park Office 50+ $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 21251045-03 Toy Boat Building 05/26/2024 -05/26/2024 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Su Slate Run Farm All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 20241801-01 For Adults 50+: Maples and Beeches and Oaks, Oh My! 05/26/2024 -05/26/2024 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Su Blendon Woods All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 22130403-01 Loose Leaf Tea 05/26/2024 -05/26/2024 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Su Quarry Trails Lakes Area Parking Lot All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 21251045-04 Toy Boat Building 05/27/2024 -05/27/2024 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm M Slate Run Farm All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 20452214-01 Meet the animals 05/27/2024 -05/27/2024 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm M Highbanks Nature Center All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 21650402-01 Memorial Day! 05/27/2024 -05/27/2024 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm M Homestead All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 21611904-01 Preschool: Flower Power! 05/28/2024 -05/28/2024 10:00 am -11:00 am Tu Homestead All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 21611904-02 Preschool: Flower Power! 05/28/2024 -05/28/2024 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Tu Homestead All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 20211921-06 Storytime 05/31/2024 -05/31/2024 10:00 am -10:30 am Th, F Blendon Woods 2-5 $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 25541257-01 For Adults 50+: Outdoor Adventure Day 05/31/2024 -05/31/2024 11:00 am - 2:00 pm F Prairie Oaks Darby Bend 50+ $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 22130904-01 Swan Hike 05/31/2024 -05/31/2024 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm F Quarry Trails Mountain Bike Trail Lot $0.00/$0.00
Add To Waitlist 30220610-15 Week 1 - Ages 6-8 06/10/2024 -06/14/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm M, Tu, W, Th, F Blendon Woods Ages 6-8 $195.00/$220.00
Add To Waitlist 30220610-16 Week 1 - Ages 9-12 06/10/2024 -06/14/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm M, Tu, W, Th, F Blendon Woods Ages 9-12 $195.00/$220.00
Add To Waitlist 30420626-15 Week 1 - Ages 6-8 06/10/2024 -06/14/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm M, Tu, W, Th, F Highbanks Northern Ages 6-8 $195.00/$220.00
Add To Waitlist 30420626-16 Week 1 - Ages 9-12 06/10/2024 -06/14/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm M, Tu, W, Th, F Highbanks Northern Ages 9-12 $195.00/$220.00
Add To Waitlist 30420627-15 Week 1 - Ages 6-8 06/10/2024 -06/14/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm M, Tu, W, Th, F Dragonfly Day Camp Ages 6-8 $195.00/$220.00
Add To Waitlist 30420627-16 Week 1 - Ages 9-12 06/10/2024 -06/14/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm M, Tu, W, Th, F Dragonfly Day Camp Ages 9-12 $195.00/$220.00
Register 32020616-15 Week 1 - Ages 6-8 06/10/2024 -06/14/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm M, Tu, W, Th, F Scioto Grove Ages 6-8 $195.00/$220.00
Add To Waitlist 32020616-16 Week 1 - Ages 9-12 06/10/2024 -06/14/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm M, Tu, W, Th, F Scioto Grove Ages 9-12 $195.00/$220.00
Register 30520602-02 Week 1 - Ages 9 -12 - Travel 06/10/2024 -06/14/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm M, Tu, W, Th, F Sharon Woods Spring Hollow Ages 9-12 $245.00/$270.00
Add To Waitlist 30220610-17 Week 2 - Ages 6-8 06/17/2024 -06/21/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm M, Tu, W, Th, F Blendon Woods Ages 6-8 $195.00/$220.00
Add To Waitlist 30220610-18 Week 2 - Ages 9-12 06/17/2024 -06/21/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm M, Tu, W, Th, F Blendon Woods Ages 9-12 $195.00/$220.00
Add To Waitlist 30420626-17 Week 2 - Ages 6-8 06/17/2024 -06/21/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm M, Tu, W, Th, F Highbanks Northern Ages 6-8 $195.00/$220.00
Add To Waitlist 30420626-18 Week 2 - Ages 9-12 06/17/2024 -06/21/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm M, Tu, W, Th, F Highbanks Northern Ages 9-12 $195.00/$220.00
Add To Waitlist 30420627-17 Week 2 - Ages 6-8 06/17/2024 -06/21/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm M, Tu, W, Th, F Dragonfly Day Camp Ages 6-8 $195.00/$220.00