Nature Programming

Fairfield Parks & Recreation offers a variety of nature programming throughout the year. While several of the programs are free, please let us know your coming by calling 513-767-5348 or stopping by our offices in the Fairfield Community Arts Center at 411 Wessel Dr. in Fairfield. 

Let's Go Hiking

ALL AGES | INSTRUCTOR: MetroParks of Butler County
3rd Saturday of the Month | 10:30 am — Noon | *FREE

Summer WildflowersSaturday, July 20Harbin Park - Meet at the Overlook shelter

Looking up at the sky, you will see a rainbow if you’re lucky, but did you know that there are also rainbows at your feet? There are beautiful, colorful summer wildflowers in bloom at this time of the year. Join us as we explore and identify these wonderful summer blooms! 

Invasive SpeciesSaturday, August 17Harbin Park - Meet at the Overlook shelter

Invasive Species are now an unfortunately common sight to see in Ohio and all over the U.S. Join this hike to learn about and identify the common invasive plants in our area, and tips on how to get rid of them on your own property!

Star Gazing at Huffman Park

ALL AGES | INSTRUCTOR: Cincinnati Astronomical Society
These events are free, but please register with the Fairfield Parks Department at 513-867-5348.
The Cincinnati Astronomical Society is back for another season. They'll bring the telescopes and open them up for all to see and get an up-close look at the moon, planets and stars that fill the night sky. Do you have a telescope you've been struggling to set up on your own? Bring it to the park a little early and ask our members to help you out! Don't forget to dress for the weather and wear some bug repellent.

Friday, July 26 at 9 PM
Friday, August 23 at 8:30 PM 

Water Conservation

ALL AGES | INSTRUCTOR: MetroParks of Butler County
FREE for all ages
Every single living organism on Earth needs water, so we think it’s pretty important! We all play a role in water conservation, so in this nature program we will learn about common ways that water can become polluted, as well as what we can do to make it better!

Tuesday, July 2Village Green Park6 - 8 PM