Since the early 1990ís MetroParks has managed this 352-acre park area, nestled in the Elk Creek Valley, under agreement with the City of Middletown, which developed the park in the 1970ís. Sebald Parkís beautiful natural setting provides views of the wooded hills forming the walls of the creek valley while the open lawn areas of the park serve as recreation space for visitors using the parkís 11 covered picnic shelters and three play areas for children. Hiking trails are routed throughout the woods and along Elk Creek, which runs the length of the park. For the horse back riders, the Horse Trail at Sebald Park offers 9.5 miles of trails that are designed for both the beginning and the seasoned riders. Come on ride on Butler County's only public horse riding trails!
A motor vehicle permit is required to enter the park site. Butler County residents may receive a permit fee-free. Please refer to the home page for more information. Other guests may purchase an annual permit for only $10. Please refer to home page for more information as well.
Pioneer Church is now closed for the winter and will re-open in April 2015.