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Find Outdoor & Recreation Activities in Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky

Don’t just sit there, get out and explore our vast river region! From the peace and quiet of the back roads of Kentucky to the urban oasis of downtown Cincinnati to water adventures both on the river and off, outdoor fun is all around. And when you want to escape indoors, there are plenty of indoor activity options for both kids and kids at heart.

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Wilder Boat Launch Ramp

South > Southeast

Approximately 6.72 miles from your location

Wilder Boat Launch Ramp

South > Southeast

Approximately 6.72 miles from your location

Located only a few miles away from downtown Cincinnati with a short trip to the Ohio River.  

Located only a few miles away from downtown Cincinnati with a short trip to the Ohio River.  

Riverside Boat Launch Ramp

West

Approximately 11.30 miles from your location

Riverside Boat Launch Ramp

West

Approximately 11.30 miles from your location

Ohio River boat ramp located just west of downtown Cincinnati with On-Site Attendant, Indoor Restroom, and Concession.

Ohio River boat ramp located just west of downtown Cincinnati with On-Site Attendant, Indoor Restroom, and Concession.

Circling Hills Golf Course

West

Approximately 25.09 miles from your location

Circling Hills Golf Course

West

Approximately 25.09 miles from your location

Licking River Greenway and Trails

South > Riverfront

Approximately 9.59 miles from your location

Licking River Greenway and Trails

South > Riverfront

Approximately 9.59 miles from your location

Gravel and paved trails (biking, walking, running) along the Licking River in Covington spanning approximately two miles from the corner of Levassor and Eastern Ave. (... Read more

Gravel and paved trails (biking, walking, running) along the Licking River in Covington spanning approximately two miles from the corner of Levassor and Eastern Ave. (behind Holmes High School – 2500 Madison Ave.) to Randolph Park. The paved portion can be accessed at Clayton Meyer Park at the corner of Glenway and Thomas St.... Read More

Curtis Gates Lloyd Wildlife Management Area

South > Southwest

Approximately 24.52 miles from your location

Curtis Gates Lloyd Wildlife Management Area

South > Southwest

Approximately 24.52 miles from your location

1,179 acres of virgin forest, nature trails, archery, trap and skeet ranges and fishing.

1,179 acres of virgin forest, nature trails, archery, trap and skeet ranges and fishing.

South Fork Park

South > Southwest

Approximately 18.32 miles from your location

South Fork Park

South > Southwest

Approximately 18.32 miles from your location

This 42 acre park located on the west side of the city was originally planned as part of Farmview Subdivision Approval (mid 1980s). The developer donated five acres to the... Read more

This 42 acre park located on the west side of the city was originally planned as part of Farmview Subdivision Approval (mid 1980s). The developer donated five acres to the City in 1997 and 37 acres in late 2000. The park has a nautical theme and is the largest city park. Current amenities include the following: Concrete masonry... Read More

Beckett Ridge Golf Club

North

Approximately 17.73 miles from your location

Beckett Ridge Golf Club

North

Approximately 17.73 miles from your location

Amid the rolling hills near Cincinnati, you'll find one of Southwest Ohio's top-ranked golfing experiences. Beckett Ridge has a classic course with a great tradition in... Read more

Amid the rolling hills near Cincinnati, you'll find one of Southwest Ohio's top-ranked golfing experiences. Beckett Ridge has a classic course with a great tradition in the area. The layout was designed by Jack Kidwell, one of the best known names in the world of Ohio golf. He skillfully combined the ups and downs of the... Read More

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Loveland Bike Rental

East

Approximately 13.52 miles from your location

Loveland Bike Rental

East

Approximately 13.52 miles from your location

Loveland Bike Rental is conveniently located at the Loveland/Nisbet Park trailhead of the Little Miami Scenic Bike Trail. Choose from a large variety of bikes to rent... Read more

Loveland Bike Rental is conveniently located at the Loveland/Nisbet Park trailhead of the Little Miami Scenic Bike Trail. Choose from a large variety of bikes to rent including hybrids, single speed cruisers, child trailers, tandems, tag-a-longs, higher-end road bikes and recumbents. Reservations are not required. The staff... Read More

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Brookville Lake & Beach

West

Approximately 41.34 miles from your location

Brookville Lake & Beach

West

Approximately 41.34 miles from your location

Stretching for 17 miles from north to south, Brookville Lake offers camping, boating, fishing, sailing, swimming, hiking, horseback riding and hunting. Or relax in the... Read more

Stretching for 17 miles from north to south, Brookville Lake offers camping, boating, fishing, sailing, swimming, hiking, horseback riding and hunting. Or relax in the splendor of 11,000 acres of pristine lake waters, wildlife habitat, and wetlands. The Beach at Brookville Lake offers modern bathhouses with dressing facilities... Read More

Stringtown Park

South > Southwest

Approximately 15.37 miles from your location

Stringtown Park

South > Southwest

Approximately 15.37 miles from your location

Stringtown Park is located on Kentucky Route 18 (Burlington Pike) between Kathryn and Wallace Avenues on 8 acres in the eastern section of the City. The City purchased the... Read more

Stringtown Park is located on Kentucky Route 18 (Burlington Pike) between Kathryn and Wallace Avenues on 8 acres in the eastern section of the City. The City purchased the property in the spring of 2001 from the estate of Isabella Schmidt. It is the newest neighborhood park that was named in a city-wide contest. The playground... Read More

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Twin Run Golf Course

North

Approximately 27.13 miles from your location

Twin Run Golf Course

North

Approximately 27.13 miles from your location

Sugar Ridge Golf Club

West

Approximately 25.16 miles from your location

Sugar Ridge Golf Club

West

Approximately 25.16 miles from your location

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Catalina Harbour

West

Approximately 18.46 miles from your location

Catalina Harbour

West

Approximately 18.46 miles from your location

Located near the town of Addyston, the Catalina Harbour is fourteen miles from downtown Cincinnati via the Ohio River.

Located near the town of Addyston, the Catalina Harbour is fourteen miles from downtown Cincinnati via the Ohio River.

S&S Western Bowl

West

Approximately 14.10 miles from your location

S&S Western Bowl

West

Approximately 14.10 miles from your location

Western Bowl Strike and Spare offers 68 lanes of bowling and state-of-the-art scoring system. 

Western Bowl Strike and Spare offers 68 lanes of bowling and state-of-the-art scoring system. 

Eagle Tee Golf Center

North

Approximately 15.77 miles from your location

Eagle Tee Golf Center

North

Approximately 15.77 miles from your location

Eagle Tee offers golfers the opportunity to work on all aspects of your game. Golf instruction is available from two of the area's best teaching instructors - Ted Steed,... Read more

Eagle Tee offers golfers the opportunity to work on all aspects of your game. Golf instruction is available from two of the area's best teaching instructors - Ted Steed, and Roger Parks. Both have years of experience and can help improve your game rapidly. Eagle Tee always has the best value for golf practice, instruction and... Read More

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Vista Verde Golf Club

North

Approximately 21.76 miles from your location

Vista Verde Golf Club

North

Approximately 21.76 miles from your location

Majestic Springs Golf Course

North

Approximately 35.32 miles from your location

Majestic Springs Golf Course

North

Approximately 35.32 miles from your location

This is where you'll find golf as it should be... a gentleman's game on Mother Nature's terms. This 18-hole links-style course features fairways shaped from rolling... Read more

This is where you'll find golf as it should be... a gentleman's game on Mother Nature's terms. This 18-hole links-style course features fairways shaped from rolling meadows, bordered by menacing roughs and woodlands. A crystal clear stream meanders through the course that, along with nine different ponds, 58 sand bunkers and... Read More

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Brook Hill Golf Club

West

Approximately 42.27 miles from your location

Brook Hill Golf Club

West

Approximately 42.27 miles from your location

A Classic design, nestled in the rolling hills of Southern Indiana, Brook Hill Golf Club features bent grass greens and tees with lush rolling bluegrass fairways.... Read more

A Classic design, nestled in the rolling hills of Southern Indiana, Brook Hill Golf Club features bent grass greens and tees with lush rolling bluegrass fairways. Strategically placed bunkers and crystal blue lakes will challenge both the casual and the low handicap golfer.

George Rogers Clark Park

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.13 miles from your location
George Rogers Clark Park (photo: Katie Scheper)

George Rogers Clark Park

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.13 miles from your location

This charming urban park in Northern Kentucky is a favorite spot for photographers and riverwalkers. Situated on Riverside Drive and on the Covington Riverfront, the park... Read more

This charming urban park in Northern Kentucky is a favorite spot for photographers and riverwalkers. Situated on Riverside Drive and on the Covington Riverfront, the park provides a shaded respite to read a book, eat lunch on a bench or watch barges travel down the Ohio River.

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Jane's Saddlebag

South > Southwest

Approximately 27.07 miles from your location
Jane's Saddlebag

Jane's Saddlebag

South > Southwest

Approximately 27.07 miles from your location

Jane's Saddlebag is a hands-on historic educational experience, complete with the old restored "Saddlebag" home, original stone smokehouse, life-size replica of a 1700s... Read more

Jane's Saddlebag is a hands-on historic educational experience, complete with the old restored "Saddlebag" home, original stone smokehouse, life-size replica of a 1700s Flatboat, 100-year-old mortise and tenon barn, kids village, wine shop, restaurant, general store and petting zoo. Plus, free parking and cornhole.

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Cedar Trace Golf Club

East

Approximately 15.22 miles from your location

Cedar Trace Golf Club

East

Approximately 15.22 miles from your location

Cedar Trace is a breathtaking challenge over hills and valleys with each hole skillfully designed. Built in 2000, Cedar Trace Golf Club boasts a distinctive layout set... Read more

Cedar Trace is a breathtaking challenge over hills and valleys with each hole skillfully designed. Built in 2000, Cedar Trace Golf Club boasts a distinctive layout set amidst 220 beautiful acres of countryside featuring bent grass greens, tees and fairways.

Manhattan Harbour

South > Riverfront

Approximately 4.83 miles from your location

Manhattan Harbour

South > Riverfront

Approximately 4.83 miles from your location

Located just 2 miles east of downtown Cincinnati on the Ohio River offering full service marina and yacht services. Other services include Valet Service, Restaurant... Read more

Located just 2 miles east of downtown Cincinnati on the Ohio River offering full service marina and yacht services. Other services include Valet Service, Restaurant including Bar and Boater’s Lounge.

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Fairfield Aquatic Center

North

Approximately 17.87 miles from your location

Fairfield Aquatic Center

North

Approximately 17.87 miles from your location

Offers water-based activities for everyone including an eight lane lap pool, diving board, climbing wall, large swirling water slide, interactive water play structure and... Read more

Offers water-based activities for everyone including an eight lane lap pool, diving board, climbing wall, large swirling water slide, interactive water play structure and sprayground.  

Four Seasons Marina

East

Approximately 2.92 miles from your location

Four Seasons Marina

East

Approximately 2.92 miles from your location

Located near downtown Cincinnati on the Ohio River with full marina services, golf club and driving range, yacht club, restaurant, and private swimming pool and showers.

Located near downtown Cincinnati on the Ohio River with full marina services, golf club and driving range, yacht club, restaurant, and private swimming pool and showers.

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White Oak Golf Course

East

Approximately 27.87 miles from your location

White Oak Golf Course

East

Approximately 27.87 miles from your location

Houdini's Room Escape

North

Approximately 8.99 miles from your location

Houdini's Room Escape

North

Approximately 8.99 miles from your location

Houdini’s Room Escape is the premier escape room venue in Cincinnati. Our uniquely designed escape rooms put you in the game with your friends, family, coworkers, or... Read more

Houdini’s Room Escape is the premier escape room venue in Cincinnati. Our uniquely designed escape rooms put you in the game with your friends, family, coworkers, or fellow puzzle-lovers. You will need to use teamwork, keen observation skills, and your power of deduction to find clues and solve puzzles with one end goal – to... Read More

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Pier 99

South > Southwest

Approximately 37.80 miles from your location

Pier 99

South > Southwest

Approximately 37.80 miles from your location

Located near Belterra Casino and Markland Dam just off the Ohio River on Craigs Creek Lake.

Located near Belterra Casino and Markland Dam just off the Ohio River on Craigs Creek Lake.

Elks Run Golf Club

East

Approximately 11.40 miles from your location

Elks Run Golf Club

East

Approximately 11.40 miles from your location

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The Links at Rising Star Casino

West

Approximately 27.07 miles from your location
The Links at Rising Star Casino

The Links at Rising Star Casino

West

Approximately 27.07 miles from your location

The Links at Rising Star Casino Resort is Southern Indiana's only true Scottish links-style golf course. This Tim Liddy designed gem features gently rolling bent grass... Read more

The Links at Rising Star Casino Resort is Southern Indiana's only true Scottish links-style golf course. This Tim Liddy designed gem features gently rolling bent grass fairways and greens nestled among traditional long waste bunkers, winding lakes and heather rough. Many holes boast panoramic views of the Ohio River Valley.

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Reeves Golf Course

East

Approximately 2.37 miles from your location

Reeves Golf Course

East

Approximately 2.37 miles from your location

Wide, friendly fairways greet players at Reeves, whose traditional layout and small, elevated greens add some challenge to eth game. Reeves’ nine hole , par 3 course and... Read more

Wide, friendly fairways greet players at Reeves, whose traditional layout and small, elevated greens add some challenge to eth game. Reeves’ nine hole , par 3 course and expansive driving range are great for a quick warm up or to learn the game. 18 Holes, Par 70 – 6,371 yards Course Rating: 69.4 Slope: 110 9 Hole, Par 3... Read More

Fairfield Greens North Trace

North

Approximately 17.87 miles from your location

Fairfield Greens North Trace

North

Approximately 17.87 miles from your location

Fairfield Greens North Trace is a fun and challenging executive nine-hole course. The 1,885 yards course is par 31, with four par four holes and five par three holes.... Read more

Fairfield Greens North Trace is a fun and challenging executive nine-hole course. The 1,885 yards course is par 31, with four par four holes and five par three holes. Outings, tournaments, and weekly leagues are offered and available to the public.

Dave and Buster's

North

Approximately 14.10 miles from your location

Dave and Buster's

North

Approximately 14.10 miles from your location

Create your own experience inside a world of entertainment where great food, signature drinks and video games are located under one enormous roof. With two large bars, an... Read more

Create your own experience inside a world of entertainment where great food, signature drinks and video games are located under one enormous roof. With two large bars, an array of TVs, a large, elegant dining area and more than 300 interactive games, this is a sweet destination to hang out, unwind and let loose. Billiards is... Read More

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Lavender Hills of Kentucky

South > Southeast

Approximately 35.34 miles from your location

Lavender Hills of Kentucky

South > Southeast

Approximately 35.34 miles from your location

Lavender Hills of Kentucky is a family owned and operated lavender farm established in 2005. Located in the northern Kentucky county of Bracken, this family farm was... Read more

Lavender Hills of Kentucky is a family owned and operated lavender farm established in 2005. Located in the northern Kentucky county of Bracken, this family farm was purchased in 1965 with tobacco and cattle being the main source of income. Over 40 years later, the farm's goals have changed to include the production of lavender... Read More

Wake Nation Cincinnati

North

Approximately 20.86 miles from your location

Wake Nation Cincinnati

North

Approximately 20.86 miles from your location

Wake Nation is a great place to try wakeboarding, the country's hottest water sport, in a whole new way right here in Cincinnati. No boat and no experience required. Cable... Read more

Wake Nation is a great place to try wakeboarding, the country's hottest water sport, in a whole new way right here in Cincinnati. No boat and no experience required. Cable wakeboarding is a fun and exciting sport that anyone age 5 and older can do. Wake Nation is the first and only place in Ohio you can do it. The entire park... Read More

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Shelter Cove Marina

East

Approximately 2.73 miles from your location

Shelter Cove Marina

East

Approximately 2.73 miles from your location

Located on the Little Miami River with valet launch services and less than a mile trip to the Ohio River.

Located on the Little Miami River with valet launch services and less than a mile trip to the Ohio River.

Boone Links Golf Course

South > Southwest

Approximately 17.57 miles from your location

Boone Links Golf Course

South > Southwest

Approximately 17.57 miles from your location

Boone Links, owned and managed by Boone County since 1979, offers 27 holes covering 200 acres in the heart of Oakbrook in Florence. Challenging enough for the experienced... Read more

Boone Links, owned and managed by Boone County since 1979, offers 27 holes covering 200 acres in the heart of Oakbrook in Florence. Challenging enough for the experienced golfer but friendly enough for the beginner.

Best Case Farm

South > Southeast

Approximately 35.88 miles from your location

Best Case Farm

South > Southeast

Approximately 35.88 miles from your location

1500 acres for hunting and fishing

1500 acres for hunting and fishing

Buttermilk Falls Golf Course

East

Approximately 28.30 miles from your location

Buttermilk Falls Golf Course

East

Approximately 28.30 miles from your location

The 9-hole course at the Buttermilk Falls Golf Club facility in Georgetown, Ohio features 3,000 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 35 . The course rating is... Read more

The 9-hole course at the Buttermilk Falls Golf Club facility in Georgetown, Ohio features 3,000 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 35 . The course rating is 35.0 and it has a slope rating of 116. The greens are bent grass and the fairways are bluegrass.

Legendary Run Golf Course

East

Approximately 7.01 miles from your location

Legendary Run Golf Course

East

Approximately 7.01 miles from your location

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Green Crest Golf Club

North

Approximately 19.88 miles from your location

Green Crest Golf Club

North

Approximately 19.88 miles from your location

Green Crest Golf Club offers group lessons, leagues, private instruction, on-course beverage service, practice green, pro shop, snack bar and dining room.

Green Crest Golf Club offers group lessons, leagues, private instruction, on-course beverage service, practice green, pro shop, snack bar and dining room.

Hickory Woods Golf Course

East

Approximately 12.18 miles from your location

Hickory Woods Golf Course

East

Approximately 12.18 miles from your location

Straight Creek Marina

East

Approximately 33.43 miles from your location

Straight Creek Marina

East

Approximately 33.43 miles from your location

Located 55 miles from downtown Cincinnati and is convenient to Dayton residents who can reach the marina via US 68.  The Marina sits on 15 acres of land, providing... Read more

Located 55 miles from downtown Cincinnati and is convenient to Dayton residents who can reach the marina via US 68.  The Marina sits on 15 acres of land, providing boaters with plenty of elbow room.   Hot showers, plenty of parking, a live-in care taker and launch ramp open to the public.

World of Golf

South > Southwest

Approximately 15.82 miles from your location

World of Golf

South > Southwest

Approximately 15.82 miles from your location

World of Golf includes an 18-hole golf course, miniature golf, practice range, indoor range, golf simulator and Divots Grill. Facility can host birthday parties and... Read more

World of Golf includes an 18-hole golf course, miniature golf, practice range, indoor range, golf simulator and Divots Grill. Facility can host birthday parties and banquets.

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Jump Stop Safari

North

Approximately 24.75 miles from your location

Jump Stop Safari

North

Approximately 24.75 miles from your location

A mega indoor playground for children under age 12, Jump Stop Safari is locally owned and operated in the heart of Historic Lebanon. Featuring a custom-designed, multi-... Read more

A mega indoor playground for children under age 12, Jump Stop Safari is locally owned and operated in the heart of Historic Lebanon. Featuring a custom-designed, multi-level, padded play center with 2 enclosed slides, a glider, punching bags, a ropes course, climbing mats, and a fun hippo lookout, it's the perfect stop for... Read More

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Highland Cemetery Hiking Trails

South > Southwest

Approximately 9.91 miles from your location

Highland Cemetery Hiking Trails

South > Southwest

Approximately 9.91 miles from your location

Explore 6 color-coded trails covering 4 miles on 150 acres of undeveloped cemetery property. Witness something unique with each season. Spring and summer are ideal for... Read more

Explore 6 color-coded trails covering 4 miles on 150 acres of undeveloped cemetery property. Witness something unique with each season. Spring and summer are ideal for bird watching and getting to see both native species and neotropical migrants. Fall boasts gorgeous colors from the maple trees, and winter is great for... Read More

Fort Thomas Landmark Tree Trail

South > Riverfront

Approximately 4.09 miles from your location

Fort Thomas Landmark Tree Trail

South > Riverfront

Approximately 4.09 miles from your location

This relatively short 1.1 mile trail features 14 landmark trees and various plant life. A great trail for kids although some of the hills are a bit steep and might be... Read more

This relatively short 1.1 mile trail features 14 landmark trees and various plant life. A great trail for kids although some of the hills are a bit steep and might be mildly challenging.

The Golf Center at Kings Island

North

Approximately 18.00 miles from your location
Golf Center at Kings Island

The Golf Center at Kings Island

North

Approximately 18.00 miles from your location

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Mariner's Landing

West

Approximately 17.94 miles from your location

Mariner's Landing

West

Approximately 17.94 miles from your location

Full service marina located 14 miles out of Cincinnati with access to the Ohio River, shaded picnic area, and in ground pool and deck.  

Full service marina located 14 miles out of Cincinnati with access to the Ohio River, shaded picnic area, and in ground pool and deck.  

Liberty Country Club

West

Approximately 47.63 miles from your location

Liberty Country Club

West

Approximately 47.63 miles from your location

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Delhi Hills Golf Course (Par 3)

West

Approximately 14.95 miles from your location

Delhi Hills Golf Course (Par 3)

West

Approximately 14.95 miles from your location

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