Parks


Beaver Creek Wetlands Nature Reserve

Enter through Phillips Park, 2132 Dayton Xenia Rd., 45434, Beavercreek
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937.562.6440

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Just north of Phillips Park and Rotary Park in Beavercreek you’ll discover the 76 acres of the Beaver Creek Wetlands Nature Reserve. Entrance to the reserve is through Phillips Park, just east of Orchard Lane off Dayton-Xenia Road. A 1.26 mile loop trail leads hikers through habitats of floodplain woodlands, marsh, wet prairies, woodland pools, scrub shrub wetlands, and along Beaver Creek. The reserve is a bird watchers paradise, and a great place for nature study and photography.

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Glen Helen Nature Preserve

405 Corry Street, 45387, Yellow Springs
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937.767.7375

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Glen Helen is a 1000 acre nature preserve with 25 miles of trails offering a host of educational public programs and events. We provide residential environmental education through summer Ecocamps and Outdoor School during the school year. We rehabilitate injured birds of prey, run a nature shop and visitor center, host gatherings and retreats in our lovely facilities, and work on the environmental issues of the day.

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Greene County Parks & Trails

575 Ledbetter Rd., 45385, Xenia
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Greene County Parks & Trails invites you to get out of the house and enjoy the natural beauty of Greene County, Ohio! Our 2,600 acres of parks and nature reserves offer hiking, fishing, picnicking, interpretive nature programming, canoeing, camping – activities, classes, camps and special events for every member of the family – including the dog! We are at the very heart of rail trail biking in the Midwest, with over 60 miles on five major paved trails.

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Greene County Parks & Trails Primitive Camping

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We have several primitive (no running water or restrooms) camp sites available at some of our parks.

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Huffman Prairie Flying Field Interpretive Center & Wright Brothers Memorial

2380 Memorial Road, 45433, WPAFB
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937.425.0008

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Exhibits focus on the Wright brothers’ development of the world’s first practical airplane at Huffman Prairie in 1904 and 1905, their flying school starting in 1910, and the accomplishments of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. FREE.

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