Montgomery County Parks & Nature Preserves

The following list of parks and preserves includes those managed by federal, state, county, and non-governmental agencies (such as the National Audubon Society, the Nature Conservancy, various historical societies, etc.).

We have tried to collect information on the activities and facilities available at various parks, but things may change without us knowing about it. So please double-check the information at the official site (click on the park’s name to go there).


 

Aullwood Garden MetroPark (Metro Park)
  • 955 Aullwood Road, Englewood, Ohio 45414
  • GPS coordinates: N39.87195, W84.277257
  • Trail map
  • Park size: 31 acres
  • Dogs not permitted
  • Restrooms
Carriage Hill MetroPark (Metro Park)
  • 7800 E. Shull Road, Dayton, Ohio 45424
  • GPS coordinates: N39.878327, W84.094407
  • Trail map
  • Park size: 900 acres
  • Total trail length: 7.5 miles
  • Dog friendly
  • Bridle trails
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
  • Good site for bird watching
  • Camp sites
  • Cross country ski trails
  • Restrooms
  • Historic farm, visitors center, sledding
Cox Arboretum MetroPark (Metro Park)
  • 6733 Springboro Pike, Dayton, Ohio 45449
  • GPS coordinates: N39.652035, W84.224033
  • Trail map
  • Park size: 189 acres
  • Total trail length: 3.5 miles
  • Restrooms
  • Butterfly house
Creekside Bikeway (Bike Path)
  • Total trail length: 17.9 miles
Deeds Point MetroPark (Metro Park)
  • 510 Webster St., Dayton, Ohio 45402
  • GPS coordinates: N39.769513, W84.183481
  • Dog friendly
  • Restrooms
  • Small downtown park at convergence of Mad and Greater Miami rivers.
Eastwood MetroPark (Metro Park)
  • 1385 Harshman Road, Dayton, Ohio 45431
  • GPS coordinates: N39.78391 W-84.119509
  • Trail map
  • Park size: Park with 185 acre lake
  • Total trail length: 3 miles
  • Dog friendly
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
  • Restrooms
  • Boating
Englewood MetroPark (Metro Park)
  • 4361 National Rd, Vandalia, Ohio 45377
  • GPS coordinates: N39.875480 W-84.277049
  • Trail map
  • Park size: 1,900 acres
  • Total trail length: 12 miles hiking, 3.5 miles bridle
  • Dog friendly
  • Bridle trails
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
  • Good site for bird watching
  • Camp sites
  • Cross country ski trails
  • Restrooms
  • Waterfalls, canoeing, paved bike trails, fossil hunting, sledding hill
  • TrekOhio photos and descriptions of Englewood MetroPark
Germantown MetroPark (Metro Park)
  • 7101 Conservancy Road, Germantown, Ohio 45327
  • GPS coordinates: N39.641357 W-84.431159
  • Trail map
  • Park size: 1,665 acres
  • Total trail length: 15.9 miles + backpack trail
  • Dog friendly
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
  • Good site for bird watching
  • Camp sites
  • Cross country ski trails
  • Restrooms
  • Nature center, fossil hunting, sledding. Twin Valley backpack trail (22 miles) passes through park.
Great Miami River Bikeway (Bike Path)
  • Trail map
  • Total trail length: 41 miles
  • Dog friendly
Hills & Dales MetroPark (Metro Park)
  • 2655 S. Patterson Blvd, Kettering, Ohio 45409
  • GPS coordinates: N39.716758 W84.1903491
  • Trail map
  • Park size: 63 acres
  • Total trail length: 2 miles
  • Dog friendly
  • Good site for bird watching
  • Cross country ski trails
  • Restrooms
Huffman MetroPark (Metro Park)
  • 4439 Lower Valley Pk., Fairborn
  • GPS coordinates: N39.82715 W84.022131
  • Trail map
  • Total trail length: 3 miles
  • Dog friendly
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
  • Good site for bird watching
  • Restrooms
  • Boating
Iron Horse Bikeway (Bike Path)
  • Total trail length: 5.4 miles
  • Dog friendly
Island MetroPark (Metro Park)
  • 101 E. Helena Street Dayton, Ohio 45405
  • GPS coordinates: N39.778519 W84.196624
  • Trail map
  • Park size: 33 acres
  • Total trail length: 2 miles
  • Dog friendly
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
  • Good site for bird watching
  • Restrooms
  • Canoeing, children’s water play area
Mad River Bikeway (Bike Path)
  • Total trail length: 2.6 miles
  • Dog friendly
Miamisburg Mound (Ohio Historical Society)
Oak Grove Park (City Park)
  • 1790 E. Social Row Rd., Centerville, OH
  • Trail map
  • Park size: 102 acres
  • Dog friendly
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
  • Archery range
  • At least some parts are handicap accessible
  • Restrooms
  • Playground, dog park, soccer fields, tennis courts, baseball
Possum Creek MetroPark (Metro Park)
  • 4790 Frytown Road, Dayton, Ohio 45418
  • GPS coordinates: N39.71682 W84.265808
  • Trail map
  • Park size: 556 acres
  • Total trail length: Hiking: 5 miles, Bridle 4.5 miles
  • Dog friendly
  • Bridle trails
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
  • Good site for bird watching
  • Camp sites
  • Cross country ski trails
  • Restrooms
  • Community farm (gardens)
Riverscape MetroPark (Metro Park)
  • 111 E. Monument Avenue, Dayton, Ohio 45402
  • GPS coordinates: N39.764206, W84.190992
  • Trail map
  • Dog friendly
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
  • Restrooms
  • Downtown park with ice rink, bike, rollerblade rentals. On bike path
Stillwater River Bikeway (Bike Path)
  • Total trail length: 5.3 miles
  • Dog friendly
Sugarcreek MetroPark (Metro Park)
  • 4178 Conference Road, Bellbrook, Ohio 45305
  • GPS coordinates: N39.617079 W84.097669
  • Trail map
  • Park size: 618 acres
  • Total trail length: 5 miles hiking, 10 miles bridle trails
  • Dog friendly
  • Bridle trails
  • Good site for bird watching
  • Camp sites
  • Cross country ski trails
  • Restrooms
Sunrise MetroPark (Metro Park)
  • 50 Edwin C. Moses Blvd. , Dayton, Ohio 45402
  • GPS coordinates: N39.7581 W84.206831
  • Dog friendly
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
  • Restrooms
  • Small downtown park.
Sycamore (State Park)
  • 4675 N. Diamond Mill Road Trotwood, Ohio 45426
  • Trail map
  • Park size: 2,384 acres
  • Total trail length: 7.5 miles hiking, 18 miles bridle, 6 miles snowmobile
  • Dog friendly
  • Bridle trails
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
  • Hunting when in season with license. Please visit park web site for details.
  • Good site for bird watching
  • Camp sites
  • Cross country ski trails
  • Restrooms
  • Group and equestrian camps, sledding, boating
  • Park Map for Sycamore
Taylorsville MetroPark (Metro Park)
  • 2000 State Route 40, Vandalia, Ohio 45377
  • GPS coordinates: N39.87775 W84.274739
  • Trail map
  • Park size: 1,300 acres
  • Total trail length: 13 miles
  • Dog friendly
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
  • Camp sites
  • Cross country ski trails
  • Restrooms
  • Remnants of Erie Canal. Segments of Buckeye and North Country trails. Sledding
Twin Creek MetroPark (Metro Park)
  • 9688 Eby Road, Germantown, Ohio 45327
  • GPS coordinates: N39.601689 W84.365269
  • Trail map
  • Park size: 1,000 acres
  • Total trail length: 20 miles + backpack trail. Bridle: 7 miles
  • Dog friendly
  • Bridle trails
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
  • Good site for bird watching
  • Camp sites
  • Cross country ski trails
  • Restrooms
  • Twin Valley backpacking trail (22 miles) passes through park
Wegerzyn Gardens MetroPark (Metro Park)
  • 1301 E. Siebenthaler Avenue , Dayton, Ohio 45414
  • GPS coordinates: N39.798605 W84.205017
  • Trail map
  • Dog friendly (Not in gardens)
  • Good site for bird watching
  • Restrooms
  • Arboretum
Wesleyan MetroPark (Metro Park)
  • 1441 Wesleyan Rd., Dayton, Ohio 45417
  • GPS coordinates: N39.771708 W84.243734
  • Trail map
  • Total trail length: 1.5 miles
  • Dog friendly
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
  • Restrooms
Wolf Creek Bikeway (Bike Path)
  • Total trail length: 15 miles
Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum (Cemetery & Botanical Garden)
  • 118 Woodland Avenue, Dayton, OH
  • Park size: 200 acres
  • Restrooms
  • Contains tomb of Wright brothers

 

Last Update: 2016-04-26 20:25:48

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