Program Details

Use the dropdown menus on the right to find over 120 events and programs for 2014 Great Outdoor Weekend—all free and open to the public.

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Boone County Arboretum

An event for the whole family! Tour our newly expanded Butterfly Garden. You will leave with ideas and information to start your own butterfly garden at home. Staff and volunteers...

Saturday, September 27th
9190 Camp Ernst Road
Union, KY 41091
Drop in anytime between 9:00 am - 12:00 pm.

Camp Joy

A fun day for the whole family. Free and open to the public, Harvest Fest is a great way to enjoy a day at Camp Joy with your family. We will have music, food & drink,...

Sunday, September 28th
Camp Joy
10117 Old 3-C Hwy
Clarksville, OH 45113
Drop in anytime 1:00 - 5:00 pm.

Campbell Conservancy Inc

Join the Campbell Conservancy for a hike at the Northern KY Mitigation Bank site in Campbell County. This will be a guided hike of a 2.5 mile, mostly level, wooded, loop trail...

Saturday, September 27th
Alexandria Park & Ride
9000 Alexandria Pike
Alexandria, KY 41001
9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Children's Meeting House Montessori School

Bring your toddler or preschooler to hear books and learn about our fine feathered friends - birds. We will read books about these amazing creatures that will fascinate,...

Sunday, September 28th
927 O'Bannonville Road
Loveland, OH 45140
11:00 - 11:45 am

Come sit by our crackling campfire and enjoy some marshmallows, whether you like them lightly toasted or blackened. Regular and vegan marshmallows will be provided. Please feel...

Sunday, September 28th
927 O'Bannonville Road
Loveland, OH 45140
Ongoing activity between 11:00 am - 3:00 pm.

This hike is sure to please whether you seek reptiles, amphibians, birds, or bugs. Bring binoculars and your enthusiasm as we hike over a pond, though woods, and by an early...

Sunday, September 28th
927 O'Bannonville Road
Loveland, OH 45140
There are two hikes: one from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m., the other from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Raptors Inc. will have three native birds of prey on display and will discuss their many fascinating adaptations. Get an up close look at some of these amazing birds and ask questions. Learn how...

Sunday, September 28th
927 O'Bannonville Road
Loveland, OH 45140
There are two presentations: one from 12:00 - 12:45 p.m., the other from 1:30-2:15 p.m.

Use natural objects such as leaves, twigs, flowers, pebbles and feathers to create a unique design on a plain t-shirt or towel. Participants can choose to hike our beautiful...

Sunday, September 28th
927 O'Bannonville Road
Loveland, OH 45140
Ongoing activity between 9:30 am - 2:30 pm.

Come discover what life lurks beneath the surface of a pond! See turtles, frogs, and salamanders, as well as critters that are too small to be seen with the naked eye. You can...

Sunday, September 28th
927 O'Bannonville Road
Loveland, OH 45140
Between 12:00 - 3:00 pm.

Participants will have an intimate encounter with native songbirds that are usually only viewed from a distance. Join master bird bander, Lester Peyton, as he examines and...

Sunday, September 28th
927 O'Bannonville Road
Loveland, OH 45140
Between 9:00 am and 12:00 pm

Bring your toddler or preschooler to hear books and learn about caterpillars, butterflies & moths, and metamorphosis. The lifecycles of these amazing creatures will fascinate...

Sunday, September 28th
927 O'Bannonville Road
Loveland, OH 45140
1:00 - 1:45 pm

Cincinnati Astronomical Society

Celebrate the autumn equinox and the change of the seasons. Learn the constellations and their stories. View colorful double stars, exploding stars, our Milky Way’s sister galaxy and other...

Saturday, September 27th
5274 Zion Road
Cleves, OH 45002
Open House style: Drop in any time between 7:00 - 10:00 pm.

Explore the universe by day. Come observe spectacular, and safe, views of our nearest star -- the Sun.  There will be astronomy Q&A, a hike of the solar system,...

Sunday, September 28th
5274 Zion Road
Cleves, OH 45002
Open House style: Drop in any time between 1:00 - 4:00 pm

Cincinnati Museum Center

Explore the history, life, science and art of butterflies at the Cincinnati Museum Center.

Saturday, September 27th
1301 Western Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45203
Drop in from 1:00 - 2:00 pm.

Join us as we take our Dance Party outdoors and flutter like butterflies while drawing and painting with water to music.

Saturday, September 27th
1301 Western Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45203
Drop in anytime from 2:00 - 3:00 pm.

Recall your favorite memories from the ballpark and discuss Reds history.

Saturday, September 27th
1301 Western Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45203
Drop in anytime from 1:00 - 3:00 pm

See some of the latest developments in nano science and uncover how it can make our lives better. Join us at the Cincinnati Museum Center to explore the benefits of Nano Products...

Saturday, September 27th
1301 Western Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45203
Drop in from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm.

There’s more to air than you think! Learn about nano particles by using an air cannon to move objects. This activity will be available at the Cincinnati Museum Center.

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Saturday, September 27th
1301 Western Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45203
Drop in anytime from 3:00 - 4:00 pm.

Keep cool and learn how Cincinnatians dealt with the heat before air conditioning!

Sunday, September 28th
1301 Western Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45203
Drop in from 1:00 - 2:00 pm.

Join us as we take our Dance Party outdoors and flutter like butterflies while drawing and painting with water to music.

Sunday, September 28th
1301 Western Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45203
Drop in anytime from 2:00 - 3:00 pm.

Learn how clouds form and why some bring rain and lightning while others seem to barely block the sun. Talk to some experts at the Cincinnati Mueseum Center and see what you...

Sunday, September 28th
1301 Western Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45203
Drop in from 4:00 - 5:00 pm.

There’s more to air than you think! Learn about nano particles by using an air cannon to move objects. This activity will be available at the Cincinnati Museum Center...

Sunday, September 28th
1301 Western Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45203
Drop in anytime from 3:00 - 4:00 pm.

Cincinnati Nature Center

Delve into the story of monarch butterflies and their amazing migration to their wintering grounds in Mexico.  Explore monarch host and nectaring plants and what you can do to help bring back...

Saturday, September 27th
4949 Tealtown Road
Milford, OH 45150
Drop in around 10 am

Join us for a special walk with your aging or ailing dog along the accessible 0.9 mile Discovery Trail. Pet owners will find companionship, comfort and support while their dogs...

Saturday, September 27th
4949 Tealtown Road
Milford, OH 45150
Drop in anytime from 9:30 - 10:30 am

More than 30 species of native plants are available to turn your yard into an eco-friendly garden for birds, pollinators and other wildlife. All plants are native to the region...

Saturday, September 27th
4949 Tealtown Road
Milford, OH 45150
Drop in anytime from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Think you’re a master nature fort builder? Come show us your skills in the Nature PlayScape! Drop in during the scheduled time to build your best fort using all natural...

Saturday, September 27th
4949 Tealtown Road
Milford, OH 45150
Drop in anytime from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.

Nothing beats the thrill of looking into the eyes of a live hawk, owl or falcon! You can see these amazing birds up-close as RAPTOR Inc. brings them to you live! Visit them...

Saturday, September 27th
CNC's Rowe Woods
4949 Tealtown Road (513) 831-1711
Milford, OH 45150
Open house style - Drop in any time between 12:00 - 3:00 pm.

Ron Powell from Ohio Pawpaw Growers Association will share the history and qualities of North America’s largest native fruit -- the pawpaw. The talk will cover growing pawpaw trees, use of...

Saturday, September 27th
CNC's Rowe Woods
4949 Tealtown Road
Milford, OH 45150
Presentation starts at 2:00 pm and runs through 3:00 pm.

Delve into the story of monarch butterflies and their amazing migration to their wintering grounds in Mexico.  Explore monarch host and nectaring plants and what you can do to help bring back...

Sunday, September 28th
4949 Tealtown Road
Milford, OH 45150
Drop in around 2:30 pm

See how Cincinnati Nature Center (CNC) supports the "nature of children" through "children in nature" at CNC's nature preschool. Walk through the classroom...

Sunday, September 28th
CNC's Rowe Woods
4949 Tealtown Road
Milford, OH 45150
2:00 - 4:00 pm.

More than 30 species of native plants are available to turn your yard into an eco-friendly garden for birds, pollinators and other wildlife. All plants are native to the region...

Sunday, September 28th
4949 Tealtown Road
Milford, OH 45150
Drop in anytime from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm.

What better way to celebrate Great Outdoor Weekend than by teaching kids the importance of giving back to the natural places we love? Join us for a quick hour of volunteering in...

Sunday, September 28th
CNC's Rowe Woods
4949 Tealtown Road
Milford, OH 45150
Drop in from 10:00 - 11:00 am.

Join us at our fire pit in the Nature PlayScape to enjoy s’mores and fun! Come help us start the fire at 11:00 am, or drop in any time after that until 1:00 pm. We’ll...

Sunday, September 28th
CNC's Rowe Woods
4949 Tealtown Road
Milford, OH 45150
Drop in from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm.

Cincinnati Observatory Center

Celebrate the autumn equinox and discover why the seasons change. View through the beautiful 169 year-old Mitchel Telescope. Behold colorful double stars, exploding stars, the...

Saturday, September 27th
3489 Observatory Place
Cincinnati, OH 45208
Drop in anytime between 7:00 - 10:00 pm.

Explore our nearest star -- the Sun! The afternoon includes tours of the historic observatories, astronomy Q&A, demonstrations and activities for all ages. Hike our scale...

Sunday, September 28th
3489 Observatory Place
Cincinnati, OH 45208
Drop in anytime between 1:00 - 4:00 pm.

Cincinnati Parks

Immerse yourself in the world of bugs! Come meet some of your local Cincinnatian insects by using sweep nets in the meadow, and learn about the vital importance of insects to our...

Saturday, September 27th
California Woods Nature Center
5400 Kellogg Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45228
Promptly at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm.

Come one, come all to French Park for this fun fossil program lasting approximately 2 hours. We begin our program with an introduction to fossils under the shelter (at the top of...

Sunday, September 28th
French Park
3012 Section Road
Cincinnati, OH 45237
Event takes place 3:00 - 5:00 pm.

Cincinnati Wild Flower Preservation Society

When other local parks are parched from drought, the Whitewater River corridor is green and alive. Starting at Campbell Lakes Preserve, our walk goes along and at times into the...

Sunday, September 28th
Campbell Lakes Preserve & the Whitewater River
10431 Campbell Road
Harrison, OH 45030
Hike lasts from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

Did you know the Cincinnati Zoo has a farm in Warren County? Part of the land is farmed by Green BEAN Delivery for their home delivery business as well as for the Zoo’s...

Saturday, September 27th
The Zoo's Farm: EcOhio
2210 Mason-Montgomery Road
Mason, OH 45040
Drop in anytime from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm.

Let's get healthy, have fun, and eat like an animal! The Zoo goes around the globe, sparing no expense, to procure the very freshest whole foods, anywhere – for our...

Sunday, September 28th
Harold C. Schott Education Center
3400 Vine Street
Cincinnati, OH 45220
2:00 pm.

Civic Garden Center of Greater Cincinnati

Growing food isn’t just for farmers! At the Civic Garden Center, we grow food in pots, on rooftops and in our own "backyard”...

Saturday, September 27th
Green Learning Station
2715 Reading Road
Cincinnati, OH 45206
10:00 - 11:00 am

Stop by the Civic Garden Center's beautiful grounds any time on Saturday to pick up a Scavenger Hunt that will guide you through gardens of all kinds in search of natural treasures. Bring your...

Saturday, September 27th
Green Learning Station
2715 Reading Road
Cincinnati, OH 45206
Drop by anytime between 9:00 am - 4:00 pm.

When gardening enthusiast Cornelius J. Hauck landscaped the Civic Garden Center/Hauck Botanic Garden property in the first half of the 20th century, he named it Sooty Acres in reference to the...

Saturday, September 27th
Green Learning Station
2715 Reading Road
Cincinnati, OH 45206
Starts promptly at 2:00 pm and runs until 3:00 pm.

Clermont County Park District

The Clermont County Park District is once again partnering with the Clermont Soil and Water Conservation District, and the Clermont County Office of Environmental Quality as part of the...

Saturday, September 27th
Sycamore Park
4082 State Route 132
Batavia, OH 45103
9:30 - 11:30 am 12:00 - 2:00 pm

Grab a net and join us as we splash around in the river searching for aquatic insects and other critters. We'll use the bugs we catch to determine how clean the water is....

Saturday, September 27th
Sycamore Park
4082 State Route 132
Batavia, OH 45103
Drop in anytime between 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Fernald Preserve

Become involved in the citizen-scientist program of tagging monarch butterflies! We tag so that we can learn more about their migration patterns and population. Information...

Saturday, September 27th
7400 Willey Road
45030, OH 45030
2:00 - 4:00 pm

Spiders are impressive, well equipped animals. They have a built-in construction set, a heavily armored body and a highly effective venom-injection system. How many other...

Saturday, September 27th
7400 Willey Road
Harrison , OH 45030
Promptly from 8:00 - 10:00 pm.

Become involved in the citizen-scientist program of tagging monarch butterflies! We tag so that we can learn more about their migration patterns and population. Information...

Sunday, September 28th
7400 Willey Road
45030, OH 45030
2:00 - 4:00 pm

Spiders are impressive, well equipped animals. They have a built-in construction set, a heavily armored body and a highly effective venom-injection system. How many other...

Sunday, September 28th
7400 Willey Road
Harrison , OH 45030
Promptly from 8:00 - 10:00 pm.

Foundation of Ohio River Education

Did you know that there are over 150 species of fish in the Ohio River? Come visit the Foundation for Ohio River Education (FORE) in between Public Service Park tours at SD1...

Saturday, September 27th
Public Service Park
1045 Eaton Drive
Fort Wright, KY 41017
Runs promptly from 11:45 am - 12:45 pm.

Friends of Big Bone

Tour the trails of Big Bone Lick State Historic Site, the birthplace of American vertebrate paleontology. Paleontologists, archaeologists, and historians from the Cincinnati...

Saturday, September 27th
Big Bone Lick State Historic Park
3380 Beaver Road
Union, KY 41091
Drop by anytime 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. Guided tours begin approximately every half hour. Last tour is at 3:30 pm.

Granny's Garden School

Join us at Granny's Harvest Celebration! You can pick a bouquet of flowers from our extensive flower gardens, including our dahlia collection, join in old-fashion fun and...

Sunday, September 28th
Loveland Primary and Elementary Schools
550-600 Loveland Madeira Road
Loveland, OH 45140
The festivals goes from 1:00 - 5:00 pm Please e-mail (roberta@grannysgardenschool.org) to register to help with gleaning the school gardens on Sunday, September 28, 1:30-3p.m.

Great Miami Rowing Center

It's never to late to try rowing! Join us at Great Miami Rowing for a FREE introductory program for adults that will teach you the basics of the sport...

Sunday, September 28th
110 North B Street (513) 892-4672
Hamilton, OH 45011
Starts at 1:00 pm and finishes at 4:00 pm.

Great Parks of Hamilton County

Did you know that September is National Honeybee month? Celebrate the honeybee and all it provides for us. Try the waggle and round dances.  Explore the life of the...

Saturday, September 27th
Winton Woods Parky's Farm - Hayloft Barn
10073 Daly Road
Cincinnati, OH 45231
Drop in any time from 10:00 am - 1:30 pm.

We’ll hike the trail in search of hidden wonders that will be camouflaged along the trail. How good will your eyes be at spotting a predator or prey? 

Saturday, September 27th
Woodland Mound/Seasongood Nature Center
8250 Old Kellogg Rd
Anderson Twp., OH 45255
1:00 - 2:00pm

Discover the joy and magic of outdoor play. The whole family will enjoy building outdoor homes for fairies, gnomes, insects and small animals. Families or individuals should stop...

Saturday, September 27th
Sharon Woods
11450 Lebanon Road
Sharonville, OH 45241
Drop in anytime from 1:00 - 3:00 pm.

Enjoy a magical hike through lantern-lit woods. Guided hikes will depart every eight minutes between 7:00 pm and 8:30 pm. You will meet some "trees," take a look at...

Saturday, September 27th
Glenwood Gardens
10397 Springfield Pike
Cincinnati, OH 45215
6:30 - 8:30 pm. We will start distributing tickets at 6:30 pm. Hikes times run from 7 pm to 8:30, departing every eight minutes. Groups will remain on the hike for about an hour after departure.

Explore the mighty solar system as the Cincinnati Astronomical Society brings the planets down to earth on this 1.2 mile self-paced adventure.  

Fun for the whole...

Saturday, September 27th
Miami Whitewater Forest
9001 Mt. Hope Road
Crosby Township, OH 45233
Drop by anytime from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm.

You will learn how to identify at least 20 trees during this nature hike! Anyone is welcome from students with projects to tree hobbyists to general nature lovers.

Hikers...

Saturday, September 27th
3455 Poole Road (513) 385-4811
Cincinnati, OH 45251
Hikes start at 10:00 am and 1:00 pm.

Roll your sleeves up and get your hands wet sneaking a peek at the water world of the wetland. Wetlands serve as nurseries for many insect and amphibian species. Participate in collecting and...

Saturday, September 27th
Winton Woods Centre
10245 Winton Road
Cincinnati, OH 45231
Drop in anytime from 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Animals leave all kinds of signs for us to see. With a bit of practice and patience, anyone can learn the basics of the ancient art of animal tracking. Join the naturalist on this...

Sunday, September 28th
Miami Whitewater Forest
9001 Mt. Hope Road
Harrison , OH 45030
Event starts at 1:00 pm and ends at 2:00 pm.

Discover the joy and magic of outdoor play. The whole family will enjoy building outdoor homes for fairies, gnomes, insects and small animals. Families or individuals should stop...

Sunday, September 28th
Sharon Woods
11450 Lebanon Road
Sharonville, OH 45241
Drop in anytime from 1:00 - 3:00 pm.

Visit the Adventure Outpost in Winton Woods! Challenge your family and friends to our 23-foot outdoor climbing wall. Then test your skills on our archery range using a compound...

Sunday, September 28th
Winton Woods Adventure Outpost
McKelvey Road (513) 521-2345
Cincinnati, OH 45231
Drop in anytime between 12:00 - 4:00 pm.

You will learn how to identify at least 20 trees during this nature hike! Anyone is welcome from students with projects to tree hobbyists to general nature lovers.

Hikers...

Sunday, September 28th
3455 Poole Road (513) 385-4811
Cincinnati, OH 45251
Hikes start at 10:00 am and 1:00 pm.

We’ll hike the paved trail in search of unnatural items. These silly clues will help us discover real nature around us! Fun for the whole family.

Sunday, September 28th
Woodland Mound
8250 Old Kellogg Road (513) 474-0580
Anderson Township, OH 45255
Starts at 2:00 pm, finishes at 3:00 pm.

Roll your sleeves up and get your hands wet sneaking a peek at the water world of the wetland. Wetlands serve as nurseries for many insect and amphibian species. Participate in collecting and...

Sunday, September 28th
Winton Woods Centre
10245 Winton Road
Cincinnati, OH 45231
Drop in anytime from 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Green Umbrella

Start your Sunday right with a bracing dip in the Ohio River! The Ohio River Swim is an annual race across our region's biggest and most beloved waterway. Watch the brave...

Sunday, September 28th
Serpentine Wall at Sawyer Point/Yeatman's Cove
705 East Pete Rose Way
Cincinnati, OH 45202
On site registration begins at 7:00 am at the Serpentine Wall and closes at 7:45 am. The mandatory swimmer orientation meeting will begin at 7:30 am. Race begins at 8:00 am.

Greenacres Foundation

Come make a fish print and learn about the ancient practice called "Gyotaku" (fish rubbing). Fish printing originated in Japan or China in the early 1800s to preserve...

Saturday, September 27th
Izaak Walton League Lodge - Cincinnati Chapter
544 Branch Hill-Loveland Rd
Loveland, OH 45140
Open House style, drop in any time between 1:00 - 3:00 pm.

Come learn about fly fishing! Buckeye United Fly Fishers (BUFF) members will teach you how to tie a simple lure and cast using a fly fishing rod and reel into a target hoop. BUFF...

Saturday, September 27th
Izaak Walton League Lodge - Cincinnati Chapter
544 Branch Hill-Loveland Rd
Loveland, OH 45140
Stop by between 10:00 am - 3:00 pm.

We'll use equipment the pros use to see how healthy the water is in the Little Miami River and learn about Greenacres Saturday Stream Snapshot Citizen Monitoring Program....

Saturday, September 27th
Izaak Walton League Lodge - Cincinnati Chapter
544 Branch Hill-Loveland Rd
Loveland, OH 45140
Open House style: Drop in any time between 10:00 am - 12:00 pm.

Groundwork Cincinnati/Mill Creek

Laughing Brook is a uniquely innovative project combining public art and environmental education at a constructed wetland in Salway Park along the Mill Creek Greenway Trail. ...

Saturday, September 27th
Salway Park
4520 Spring Grove Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45232
Drop in anytime between 10:00 am - 1:00 pm.

Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District

Did you know that Cincinnati has an awesome geologic past and that you can find the fossils to prove it? Join us at Trammel Fossil Park to find the fossils that scientists from...

Sunday, September 28th
Trammel Fossil Park
Tramway Drive
Sharonville , OH 45241
10:00 am - 2:00 pm.

Izaak Walton League

This is a basic introduction to canoeing. Participants will learn how to select the proper equipment, maneuver the canoe with different strokes, and what supplies and equipment are needed for a...

Saturday, September 27th
544 Branch Hill-Loveland Rd
Loveland, OH 45140
Multiple times throughout day Session 1: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm Session 2: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Ever wanted to try your hand at archery? Instructors will show you the proper way to load and shoot arrows at a stationary target. Instructors will provide youth and adult bows,...

Saturday, September 27th
544 Branch Hill-Loveland Rd
Loveland, OH 45140
Open House style: drop in any time between 12:00 - 3:00 pm.

Ever wanted to try your hand at sports shooting? This basic introduction session is for beginners with minimal gun handling experience who may be interested in taking a rifle...

Saturday, September 27th
544 Branch Hill-Loveland Rd
Loveland, OH 45140
Open House Style: drop in any time between 10:00 am - 3:00 pm.

MetroParks of Butler County

Celebrate Great Outdoor Weekend with a look at the wilder side of Gov. Bebb MetroPark. This is a FREE exploratory hiking program series meeting once a month and is designed for...

Saturday, September 27th
Governor Bebb MetroPark
1979 Bebb Park Lane
Okeana, OH 45053
Event runs from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm.

Time for a bird hike! Those warblers and fall migrants are heading South! Walk with a knowledgeable guide along the Great Miami River. Spot waterfowl and possibly a bald...

Sunday, September 28th
Bicentennial Commons
100 S.Carmody Blvd
Middletown, OH 45044
Hike is from 7:30 - 9:30 am.

Miami University Natural Areas

Come to the 2014 Hike-A-Thon Plus and explore the nature Oxford has to offer! 

Discover, Learn and Explore through 29 different events, including...

Saturday, September 27th
Oxford, OH 45056
Drop in anytime from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm.

Mill Creek Watershed Council of Communities

The Mill Creek Watershed Council of Communities (Council) will be hosting the third annual Mill Creek ReCreation Celebration on Saturday, September 27, at Vorhees Park in Reading. We...

Saturday, September 27th
Twin Creek Preserve
12072 Best Place (513) 563-8800
Sharonville, OH 45241
Events run from 1:30 - 7:00 pm.

Celebrate recreation in the Mill Creek Watershed! Join us for the third annual Mill Creek ReCreation Celebration Bike Ride. We'll take you on an educational and historical...

Saturday, September 27th
Twin Creek Preserve
12072 Best Place
Sharonville, OH 45241
The bike tour will begin at 2:30 pm and end at 4:00 pm.

Celebrate recreation in the Mill Creek Watershed! Join us for the third annual Mill Creek ReCreation Celebration Canoe Outing. Paddling the Mill Creek is a unique way to...

Saturday, September 27th
Twin Creek Preserve
12072 Best Place
Sharonville, OH 45241
Canoe outing begins at 1:30 pm and ends at 4:00 pm.

Ohio Department of Natural Resources

This is an introductory course to Kayaking for students 12 years old and older. Students will be able to sign up for a timeslot at the Izaak Walton League on the day of the...

Saturday, September 27th
Izaak Walton League Lodge - Cincinnati Chapter
544 Branch Hill-Loveland Rd
Loveland, OH 45140
There are Three Times throughout the day: 8 paddlers per time slot: 10:00 - 11:00 am 12:00 - 1:00 pm 2:00 - 3:00 pm Come early to reserve your spot! Reservations are taken early on Saturday morning.

Participants will learn about boating saftey, including lifejackets and rescue techniques. They will then get a chance to rescue a "drowning sailor: in a game called "Rescue Me."...

Saturday, September 27th
Izaak Walton League Lodge - Cincinnati Chapter
544 Branch Hill-Loveland Rd
Loveland, OH 45140
Open House style: Drop in any time from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm.

Learn how to catch and identify critters found in rivers and streams. Learn how these critters are used to determine the health of a river. Actual sampling will take place in the...

Saturday, September 27th
Izaak Walton League Lodge - Cincinnati Chapter
544 Branch Hill-Loveland Rd
Loveland, OH 45140
This is an open house style event from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm.

Come tour the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Patrol Boat and learn about boating safety. Learn how to select and use a personal floatation device and how to operate your boat safely.

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Saturday, September 27th
Izaak Walton League Lodge - Cincinnati Chapter
544 Branch Hill-Loveland Rd
Loveland, OH 45140
Open House style: drop in any time between 10:00 am - 3:00 pm.

Ohio River Foundation

Come spend the afternoon with us collecting and identifying the freshwater macroinvertebrates of Tanner's Creek. These "critters," by their presence or absence...

Saturday, September 27th
Guilford Covered Bridge Park
Indiana 1
Guilford, IN 47025
Drop in anytime from 12:00 - 3:00 pm.

Oxbow Inc.

Take a hike at our beautiful wetland floodplain along the Great Miami River.  At the end of the day, ducks, herons and geese are settling back into their Oxbow haunts, a...

Saturday, September 27th
17000 Main Street
Lawrenceburg, IN 47025
Starts at 5:30 pm and finishes by 7:30 pm.

Take a hike at our beautiful wetland floodplain along the Great Miami River.  At the end of the day, ducks, herons and geese are settling back into their Oxbow haunts, a...

Sunday, September 28th
17000 Main Street
Lawrenceburg, IN 47025
Starts at 5:30 pm and finishes by 7:30 pm.

SD1 - Sanitation District No. 1

SD1 - Sanitation District No. 1 invites you to join us in following the journey of a drop of water at SD1’s Public Service Park (PSP). PSP is dedicated to those who enhance...

Saturday, September 27th
Public Service Park
1045 Eaton Drive
Fort Wright, KY 41017
Tour runs from 9:30 - 11:30 am.

SD1 - Sanitation District No. 1 invites you to attend our Storm Water Management tour at Public Service Park (PSP). The park is dedicated to those who enhance Northern Kentucky...

Saturday, September 27th
Public Service Park
1045 Eaton Drive
Fort Wright, KY 41017
Tour starts at 1:00 pm and ends at 3:00 pm.

Join us for a “how-to” hands-on workshop about installing rain gardens. This workshop will begin with a brief presentation highlighting the best location, plants,...

Sunday, September 28th
Public Service Park
1045 Eaton Drive
Fort Wright, KY 41017
The demonstration starts at 10:00 am and runs until 12:00 pm.

The Land Conservancy of Hamilton County

Experience life on a working farm and discover the way food connects us to soil, sun, water and each other.  Hour-long tours by hay wagon begin promptly at 10 am and again at...

Saturday, September 27th
Turner Farm
7400 Given Road
Indian Hill, OH 45243
Hour-long tours by hay wagon begin promptly at 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM; and again at 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM

Three Valley Conservation Trust

You've heard of geo-caching? Well, we're inviting you to an "eco-caching? event. Think of it as a treasure hunt while orienteering and learning a bit about a...

Sunday, September 28th
Edge of the Farm Conservation Area
5398 McCoy Road
Oxford, OH 45056
Drop in anytime from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Valley View Nature Preserve

Join us at Valley View and enjoy more than 5 miles of mowed trails through open prairie, stream side forests, wooded hillsides and wetlands.  Enjoy a guided tour of our...

Saturday, September 27th
5330 S Milford Road
Milford, OH 45150
Open all day - stop by any time! Hayrides and Community Garden Tours from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm.

Western Wildlife Corridor

For this annual fall event, Western Wildlife Corridor is hosting two hikes at Bender Mountain – moderate and ...

Saturday, September 27th
Bender Mountain
6480 Bender Road
Cincinnati, OH 45238
9:30 am - 12:00 pm.

YMCA Camp Ernst

Be a camper for a day! Try the zipline or Burma Bridge, ride a horse, find a fossil, and enjoy an afternoon at camp! See you at camp! Will cancel...

Sunday, September 28th
7615 Camp Ernst Road
Burlington, KY 41005
Drop in any time between 1:00 - 3:00 pm.

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