Controlled Deer Hunt

Hunters over the age of 18 are invited to participate in a lottery hunt at Edison Woods MetroPark. Click the button below for full details.

The Erie County Regional Planning Commission’s Metropolitan Planning Organization staff is currently updating the Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan. Please consider participating in these 2 surverys to help us better understand our pedestrian and bicycling communities.

13 Public Parks

30 Miles of Trails

300+ Free Public Programs Every Year

50 Years of Conservation & Preservation

The Erie County Metropolitan Park District was created in 1968, with the name changed to Erie MetroParks in 1991. Starting with Osborn MetroPark (formerly the Osborn Prison Honor Farm), Erie MetroParks has grown to include 12 parks or preserves. Many of the properties that are managed by the park district are maintained in their natural state in keeping with the role assigned by the Ohio Revised Code. Areas used for active recreation are designed to have minimal impact on the natural environment of the parks. Each park is very unique and allows for a variety of activities for people of all ages!

Upcoming Events

Thu 19

Hike With Mike

September 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Free
Mon 23

Walk It Out

September 23 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Free
Thu 26
OUR MISSION

Under the provisions of the Ohio Revised Code, the mission of Erie MetroParks is to preserve, conserve, protect, and enhance the natural and unique historical resources of the park district. Further, to provide opportunities for visitors and residents to use, enjoy, understand and appreciate these resources in a responsible, sustainable manner.

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MetroBark Dog Park

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