From wetlands to gorges and playgrounds to campgrounds, the area offers parks and recreation facilities and activities to accommodate every adventure. Explore lakes, cliffs, waterways and the countless miles of scenic biking and hiking trails. Rock climb, fish, paddle or hike your way to a new experience.
Enjoy the beauty of our 90-acre farm with your choice of several zipline packages. We offer both Sunset & Twilight zips which offer beautiful sunsets and spectacular views of the night sky. Nothing compares to the sights & thrills of our canopy tour high above the trees.
Springfield's Splash Zone Waterpark is family fun for everyone including: Over 400 feet of water slides, a 280-foot lazy river, water vortex, sprayground, 25-yard competition pool, 2 one-meter diving boards, zero-depth beach entry, and Ohio's first bowl slide!
The park's recreational facilities center on the 2,120-acre lake, offering endless water-related opportunities including boating, water skiing, fishing and swimming. The park also includes campsites, cottages, endless hiking trails and beautiful picnic spots.
Thanks to the removal of low-head dams and some significant in-stream improvements, Springfield's Buck Creek is now whitewater country. The ECO Sports Corridor features four recreational whitewater kayaking areas including a large-scale “park...
The coolest place for family fun in Springfield! Chiller's regulation ice surface offers public ice skating, skating and hockey classes, youth and college hockey and special events.
John Bryan is the most scenic state park in western Ohio. The 752-acre park contains a remarkable limestone gorge cut by the Little Miami River which is designated as a state and national scenic river. A portion of the gorge itself is designated as a national natural landmark.
This 268-acre preserve protects one of the most spectacular dolomite and limestone gorges in the state. Registered as a National Natural Landmark in 1968, Clifton Gorge encompasses a 2-mile stretch of the Little Miami State and National Scenic River, just east of John Bryan State Park.
Glen Helen is the legacy of alumnus Hugh Taylor Birch, who, in 1929, donated the wooded glen to Antioch College in memory of his daughter, Helen. With this gift, the College accepted the responsibility of preserving the land in perpetuity. Additional gifts expanded the preserve, which now encompasses 1000 acres, all accessible from a 25-mile network of footpaths.