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Outdoor Activities

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Saturday, April 21

Fox Run Golf Course

Run the Fox Run Golf Course’s hills (using the paved trail) in this first annual race to benefit Kenton County Parks and Recreation.

RSVP $$ Categories: Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Middletown Community Gardens, Middletown

Celebrate Earth Day with activities, live animal demos, door prizes and more. 

Categories: Animal Encounters, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

Cincinnati Parks

Roll up your sleeves and help make the parks beautiful in time for spring.  Assist with invasive species removal, litter removal, trail maintenance and more. 

Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities, Volunteer Opportunities Ages: All ages

Mitchell Memorial Forest, Cleves

RSVP by April 18. Help replace a split rail fence with a living wall of native trees.

RSVP $ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities, Volunteer Opportunities Ages: All ages

Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods

Junior engineers and builders are invited to this STEM rock building contest — build towers as well as the ever-tricky arch in this challenge for ages 5 and older. 

$ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities, Science Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Sharon Centre, Sharon Woods, Cincinnati

Stop by to meet some animal ambassadors as they enjoy the outdoors. 

$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Behringer Crawford Museum

Join a two-hour hike along the moderate Benny Vastine Nature Trail in Devou Park.

RSVP Categories: Museum Events, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Sunday, April 22

Seasongood Nature Center, Woodland Mound, Cincinnati

Celebrate Earth Day with a scavenger hunt — pick up a hunt sheet at the nature center and return it by 4 p.m. for a prize. 

$ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Washington Park

Visit the park and meet with vendors, including Cincinnati Parks, to learn what you can do to help preserve the environment. 

Categories: Festivals and Fairs, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Village Green, Fairfield

Grab a team of three to five people to earn points by completing as many challenges as possible, like collecting random items or performing unusual tasks or acts of kindness.  Prizes will be awarded! 

$$ Categories: Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods, Milford

Grab a magnifying glass and explore the mysterious life of critters living in the Nature PlayScape, then make a special creature habitat craft. 

$ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Chrisholm MetroPark, Trenton

Use activities and crafts to explore the life cycle of the farm’s chickens.

$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Crafts, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Goebel Park, Covington

Bring the gang for food and craft vendors, live music, a kids’ tent, some fine craft beer, and of course, the running of the Goebel Goats at 6 p.m.  They’ll need your help to run to their summer home in Goebel Park. 

Categories: Animal Encounters, Festivals and Fairs, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Tuesday, April 24

Happening thru:

Parky's Farm at Winton Woods, Cincinnati

RSVP two days in advance. Bring your little ones to learn about fish and to make them a snack to feed them in the pond.

RSVP $$ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

Thursday, April 26

Winton Woods, Cincinnati

RSVP by April 24. Homeschool students and their parents will take a hike to discuss outdoor exploration and what to know before you go.

RSVP $$ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Roundabout

Celebrate the birthday of the Richter Scale creator, Charles Francis Richter.  Place a rock at the Richter Marker, enjoy an Earthquake cookie, and learn about Richter from local resident Alesia Beckett.

Categories: Living History, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Chrisholm MetroPark, Trenton

Celebrate Arbor Day with crafts and activities all about acorns and other products from trees.

$ Categories: Crafts, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Saturday, April 28

Gilmore MetroPark, Hamilton

This park is a treasure trove of birds, incluidng cormorants, egrets and great blue herons, along with spring warblers. 

$ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Parky's Farm at Winton Woods, Cincinnati

Get moving for this fun event from the YMCA of Greater Cincinnati and hosted by Great Parks of Hamilton County!  Enjoy fitness class demos, scavenger hunt, an inflatable bounce house, wagon rides and more! 

$ Categories: Fitness, Health and Safety, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Washington Park, Cincinnati

Learn how to take better care of your and your family’s health at this outdoor expo.

Categories: Exhibits, Health and Safety, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

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