• Camping

    Remember the excitement of your first backyard campout? Metroparks has several options for you and your family to camp in the Metroparks. We have tent campsites, cabins and the Cannaley Treehouse Village.
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    Remember the excitement of your first backyard campout? Metroparks has several options for you and your family to camp in the Metroparks. We have tent campsites, cabins and the Cannaley Treehouse Village.
  • Backpacking Programs 2021

    Upcoming overnight backpacking, paddling, and biking adventures planned for 2021.
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    Upcoming overnight backpacking, paddling, and biking adventures planned for 2021.
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Discover Metroparks

Now is always a great time to visit. 

There’s always something to do at a Metropark, and always something new to learn. Metroparks offer a number of free or low-cost educational programs and events for children and adults. 

Everyone is welcome and encouraged to take advantage of structured programs and events. You’ll experience stunning scenery close to home. You’ll see history where it happened. Best of all, you’re sure to learn something new while gaining an even greater appreciation for the natural world.


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News and Notes from Metroparks

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10K Steps on the Appalachian Trail

When asked if I wanted to join a Metroparks wilderness backpacking experience on the Appalachian Trail near Grayson Highlands State Park in Virginia, my initial reaction was, “Who Me?” The opportunity was only 6 weeks away, I had not backpacked in decades, and I really wasn’t sure if I could do it.

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