Design Your Adventure

Your group can request a program, or invent your own

Use the form below. Fill in the blanks, hit SEND and we’ll do the rest!

You can also call the Visitors Center at 419-407-9789 and we can help you design your programs.


  • Price based on groups or classes of 10 or more (fee is based on a minimum of 10 participants)
  • Great to pair with your picnic shelter or other park facility rental
  • You can charter the Canal Boat, Side Cut Explorer or Pontoon tours of the Maumee
  • Reservations book fast, especially in spring and fall. Reserve your program up to a year ahead
  • Book at least 6 weeks out from your desired program date
  • Pay two weeks before the program with a check or credit card

Choose from:

  • In-park programs and nature walks at your favorite Metropark
  • Outreach programs at your site
  • Create your own program. We love a challenge! Call 419-407-9789 or fill out the form below with the information
  • Mix and match several options. Below are some samples

Request a Program

First and Last Name
Address, City, State and Zip

What would you like to learn? What can Metroparks add to your event, class or group?

Program & Pricing Examples

Metroparks will email a confirmation and draft invoice based on your request.

Outside Lucas County is usually $1 more than the prices below:

Nature Walks, Endangered Species Hikes, Bird Watching, Seasonal Topics = $1/child (60 min)

Archery = $4/participant (60-90 min)

Backpacking 101 = $2/participant (90 min)
Biking for Group = $3/participant (120 min; bikes not included)
Boat and Birding = $10/participant (120 min, boats included)
Build a Wigwam = $2/participant (60 min)

Camping 101 = $2/participant (60-90 min)
Canal Boat/ Mill Tour = $4/child, 1 adult free for every 25 children, $7/adult after
Canal Boat Charter = $300, limited hours available, up to 50 people (60 min trip)
Canoeing = $5/participant 8 years and older (90 min, boats included)
Classroom presentation = $30/session ($80 out of county schools)

Fire Building= $2/participant (60 min)
Fishing= $3/participant (60 min, equipment/bait provided)
Full Moon Hike/ Park After Dark = $3/participant (60 min)

Geocaching = $4/participant (90 min)
Get Out Alive, Survival Skills = $3/participant (90 min)

Habitats and Ecosystems = $1/participant (60 min)
Historic Talk Offsite = $30/session (40-60 min)
Historic Walk in Parks = $2/participant (60 min)

Jump Into Recess = $1/child (60 min)

Kayaking = $7/participant 8 years and older (90 min, boats included)

Manor House Tours = $1/participant for general tour (45-60 min), $10/person for Behind the Scenes tours (3 hrs, with refreshments)

Native American dress= $2/participant (60 min)
Native American games= $1/participant (60 min)
Native American life = $2/participant (60 min)

Oak Grove One-room School Experience - $1/child (60 min)
Orienteering = $3/participant (90 min, course, compasses, maps provided)

Plants/ Botany = $1/participant (60 min)
Pond/ Water Study = $2/participant (60-90 min)
Pontoon Tour of the Maumee River = $300 (1.5 hours, max 10 people)

Shelter Building = $1/participant (60 min)
Side Cut Explorer Shuttle Charter = $80 charter (60 min)
Skins and Skulls- Ohio Mammals = $1/child (60 min)
Snow Shoeing - $2/participant (60 min, equipment provided)
Stand-up Paddle Board = $7/participant 8 years and older (60-90 min, boards provided)
Star-gazing = $3/participant (90 min)

Underground Railroad = $1/participant (60 min)

Woodland Indians = $1/child (60 min)