Entries by Mill Creek MetroParks Staff

Notice of MetroParks Standing Committee Meetings

The Horticulture Standing Committee to the Board of Park Commissioners of Mill Creek MetroParks will meet on Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at 6 p.m. at Fellows Riverside Gardens. The Nature Education Standing Committee to the Board of Park Commissioners of Mill Creek MetroParks will meet on Monday, July 30, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. in Classroom […]

Construction to create closure, detour of Mill Creek Bike Trail for a year

A popular bike trail will be closed or detoured for approximately one year while construction crews work on the nearby turnpike.  Mill Creek MetroParks announced Thursday that the bike trail will be closed near Kirk Road beginning Tuesday, July 17th. According to park officials, the Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission will be replacing the turnpike […]

Family Fun Friday inside the family garden

Families gathered at Fellows Riverside Gardens on June 15 for the Family Fun Fridays event hosted at the gardens. The program took place at the gardens’ Family Garden. The program had a weather theme to it, so the children participated in weather-related activities in addition to playing with the set already located at the park. […]

Construction to create closure, detour of Mill Creek Bike Trail for a year

A popular bike trail will be closed or detoured for approximately one year while construction crews work on the nearby turnpike.  Mill Creek MetroParks announced Thursday that the bike trail will be closed near Kirk Road beginning Tuesday, July 17th. According to park officials, the Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission will be replacing the turnpike […]

Topiary sculptures on display at Fellows

The topiary works of local artist Mike Gibson are now on display at Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., on the West Side. Gibson has used his self-taught skills in topiary – the art of trimming trees or shrubs into ornamental shapes – to create a series of whimsical living sculptures on the gardens’ grounds. […]

Mill Creek MetroParks Bikeway Closure

The Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission (OTIC) will be replacing the existing turnpike bridges over the MetroParks Bikeway, located directly south of Kirk Road Trailhead. The project will begin on July 17, 2018 and is expected to be completed in late 2019. Bikeway access through the project area will NOT be permitted throughout the construction […]

“A Diamond in the Rough” currently on display in Outdoor Gallery at Fellows Riverside Gardens

Local topiary artist, Mike Gibson, uses his self-taught landscaping and art skills to creatively turn ordinary trees and shrubs into whimsical living sculptures. The exhibit, “A Diamond in the Rough”, showcases a rare art form of unique shapes that bend the rules on what is possible with topiary in the Outdoor Gallery at Fellows Riverside […]

Children observe wildlife in the gardens

Mill Creek MetroParks hosted a story time for young children at Fellows Riverside Gardens on June 7. Marilyn Williams, a naturalist with the park, created the Children’s Nature Hour for the park. The program focused on listening and seeing the wildlife present in the garden. The event began at the Kidston Pavilion in the gardens. […]