Ashtabula Country Metroparks is a government agency serving all of Ashtabula Country that conserves parkland and develops trails and facilities for people to use and enjoy. It is independent of county government, state government and local parks. It partners with local park systems. It is governed by a board of 5 volunteer Park Commissioners who set policy and budgets. Most maintenance work is done by volunteers. The park district has grown to 27 miles of hiking, biking, and snowmobile trails and 1,700 acres of parkland.