The mission of the Friends of MetroParks of Butler County is to improve and preserve the parks for future generations, to educate and inform the public about the unique qualities of each MetroPark, and to encourage individuals and groups to participate in volunteer program



By becoming a member of Friends of MetroParks of Butler County you will receive the following benefits.

  • Email subscription to our monthly newsletter Voice of the Turtle about park events and activities.
  • Discounts on special events and programs.  
  • Invitations to Members Only events.  
  • Attend Annual  Meeting and have a voice in Friends activities and direction.  
  • Opportunity to apply for funding to support MetroParks programs and projects.  

To become a member, download and fill out the 'Become A Friend' form found below and  then send it to the address that is listed on the form. 


About Us

The Friends of MetroParks of Butler County is an Ohio non-profit group of private citizens who have come together to:

  • Sponsor programs and activities that promote the use of all of the MetroParks of Butler County.
  • Assist in raising funds, securing donations and applying & obtaining grant monies to further the mission of MetroParks of Butler County.
  • Increase public awareness of MetroParks of Butler County (Ohio) facilities and opportunities for conservation, education and recreation.
  • Identify and assist in implementing improvements to all of the parks.
  • We support volunteerism in the parks.