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Each of the Metroparks offers ample picnic areas, playfields, trails for hiking and cross-country skiing, interpretive information and natural beauty. Each also offers something that makes it unique. Attractions within the parks include the National Center for Nature Photography, The Canal Experience, the Wildwood Manor House and more. Interactive Google Map of Park Distirct



For Your Health: Resolve To Walk The Metroparks In 2016
For Your Health: Resolve To Walk The Metroparks In 2016
 

Good health can start with just a walk in the park.

Walking is good for you, and walking in nature is even better, ... (more)

 
Winter Fun Report: Skiing, Sledding, Ice Skating
Winter Fun Report: Skiing, Sledding, Ice Skating
 

WINTER RECREATION PROGRAMS

Follow @MyMetroparks on Twitter or @MyMetroparksPage on Facebook this winter ... (more)

 
Now Open: The Fauna Of American, by Bryce Denison
Now Open: The Fauna Of American, by Bryce Denison
 

A new exhibit, "The Fauna of America," by Bryce Denison, is now open at the National Center for Nature Photography at Secor Metropark. In this ... (more)

 
Winter Fun Report: Skiing, Sledding, Ice Skating
Winter Fun Report: Skiing, Sledding, Ice Skating
 

WINTER RECREATION PROGRAMS

Follow @MyMetroparks on Twitter or @MyMetroparksPage on Facebook this winter ... (more)

 
New Campground Open At Oak Openings Preserve
New Campground Open At Oak Openings Preserve
 

Open Year-Round

You can now set up camp at the area's largest Metropark.

Metroparks has converted the White ... (more)

 
First Of New 'Signature' Playgrounds Open At Farnsworth
First Of New 'Signature' Playgrounds Open At Farnsworth
 

Photos: The Farnsworth playgroud at the park's Boat Launch entrance. Second photo: Tree sculpture for Pearson playground taking ... (more)

 
Portion Of Blue Creek In Whitehouse Now Open Daily
Portion Of Blue Creek In Whitehouse Now Open Daily
 

A 61-acre section of the Blue Creek Conservation Area, a Metroparks property in Whitehouse, is now open to the public for daily use, 7 a.m. until ... (more)

 
Prairies Being Restored At Wildwood Preserve
Prairies Being Restored At Wildwood Preserve
 

(Photo: Restored prairie at Oak Openings Preserve. Photo by Art Weber.)

Work To Begin With Winter ... (more)

 
Take A Self-guided Walking Tour Of Historic Wildwood
Take A Self-guided Walking Tour Of Historic Wildwood
 

How Much Do You Know About Wildwood?

Before it was Wildwood Preserve, the busiest and best known of the local Metroparks, a ... (more)

 
 
 
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