Entries by Mill Creek MetroParks Staff

Mill Creek MetroParks opens Springfield Forest Property

Nestled between stunning natural landscapes is where visitors will find Springfield Township’s first Mill creek MetroParks facility. Park officials say visitors will now have access to an enchanted forest with waterfront views. ” There were no direct opportunities within Springfield Township that were either owned or managed by the MetroParks, so when this opportunity came […]

Chestnut Hill and West Park Drive Closures

Beginning on Tuesday, May 30, 2023, both Chestnut Hill Drive and West Park Drive (from Lily Pond Drive to West Glacier Drive) will be closed for an asphalt resurfacing project. These Mill Creek Park drives will be closed to all forms of traffic including vehicular, pedestrian and bicycle. Work on the project includes milling and […]

Ribbon cutting to mark official opening of forest

A ribbon cutting is set for the end of May marking the official opening of Springfield Forest. The forest is located on Springfield Road, and the event will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 26. Improvements were focused on increased access, providing passive recreation opportunities and conducting ecological restoration on the property. Features of […]