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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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Grand Oak Golf Club

West

Approximately 28.06 miles from your location

Grand Oak Golf Club

West

Approximately 28.06 miles from your location

Hickory Sticks Golf Club

South > Southeast

Approximately 10.53 miles from your location

Hickory Sticks Golf Club

South > Southeast

Approximately 10.53 miles from your location

Trammel Fossil Park

North

Approximately 13.78 miles from your location

Trammel Fossil Park

North

Approximately 13.78 miles from your location

Dig for fossils dating back over 440 million years at this unique 10-acre park. The park also includes picnic tables, drinking fountains and a hiking trail. Portable... Read more

Dig for fossils dating back over 440 million years at this unique 10-acre park. The park also includes picnic tables, drinking fountains and a hiking trail. Portable toilets and hand washing stations are available April-October.

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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.

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

Kincaid Lake State Park

South > Southeast

Approximately 26.23 miles from your location

Kincaid Lake State Park

South > Southeast

Approximately 26.23 miles from your location

Wide variety of outdoor activities make it a favorite retreat for campers and fishermen. Park features boat dock, junior Olympic-size swimming pool, 9-hole golf course,... Read more

Wide variety of outdoor activities make it a favorite retreat for campers and fishermen. Park features boat dock, junior Olympic-size swimming pool, 9-hole golf course, miniature golf, hiking trails, athletic courts, picnic area and playground. The Campground offers 84 water and electric sites, open April–Oct.

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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

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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Colonial Pines Golf Club

East

Approximately 20.86 miles from your location

Colonial Pines Golf Club

East

Approximately 20.86 miles from your location

Come out and enjoy a round of golf at Colonial Pines Golf Club. Six holes have been lengthened or redesigned to make this 18 hole par 70 golf course a beautiful yet... Read more

Come out and enjoy a round of golf at Colonial Pines Golf Club. Six holes have been lengthened or redesigned to make this 18 hole par 70 golf course a beautiful yet challenging experience for both the beginner and the accomplished player. Only 30 minutes from I-275 and Beechmont.

RockQuest

North

Approximately 13.03 miles from your location

RockQuest

North

Approximately 13.03 miles from your location

Enjoy the exhilaration of rock climbing in a sport that is getting interest worldwide. Located in the northern Cincinnati suburb of Sharonville you are just a stone’s... Read more

Enjoy the exhilaration of rock climbing in a sport that is getting interest worldwide. Located in the northern Cincinnati suburb of Sharonville you are just a stone’s throw away from seeing what indoor climbing is all about. You don't have to be an athlete, you just need a desire to try something new and different. Don't worry... Read More

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Ruby's Boat Dock

South > Southwest

Approximately 29.29 miles from your location

Ruby's Boat Dock

South > Southwest

Approximately 29.29 miles from your location

Located on Williamstown Lake featuring a Boat launch, Storage & Service, and Trailer & Camping area.

Located on Williamstown Lake featuring a Boat launch, Storage & Service, and Trailer & Camping area.

Walden Ponds Golf Club

North

Approximately 22.50 miles from your location

Walden Ponds Golf Club

North

Approximately 22.50 miles from your location

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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.  

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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Boone County Arboretum at Central Park

South > Southwest

Approximately 20.74 miles from your location
Boone County Arboretum (photo: Cincinnati Enquirer)

Boone County Arboretum at Central Park

South > Southwest

Approximately 20.74 miles from your location

Boone County Arboretum at Central Park is the nation's first arboretum within an active recreation park setting. It is located just outside Union, Ky. A short, 25-minute... Read more

Boone County Arboretum at Central Park is the nation's first arboretum within an active recreation park setting. It is located just outside Union, Ky. A short, 25-minute drive southwest from downtown Cincinnati, Ohio, will put you in Northern Kentucky's only arboretum. There is no charge for admission or parking. The arboretum... Read More

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The Nature Academy

South > Southwest

Approximately 44.58 miles from your location
The Nature Academy

The Nature Academy

South > Southwest

Approximately 44.58 miles from your location

The Nature Academy's signature program, Windows into the Wild, gives adults, children and seniors the opportunity to experience nature and learn about the benefits it has... Read more

The Nature Academy's signature program, Windows into the Wild, gives adults, children and seniors the opportunity to experience nature and learn about the benefits it has on their everyday life. Stories connected with history, nature, plants and animals are used to help educate, engage, enrich, and entertain. Facility rental... Read More

Avon Fields Golf Course

Uptown

Approximately 6.89 miles from your location

Avon Fields Golf Course

Uptown

Approximately 6.89 miles from your location

Avon Fields Golf Course is Cincinnati's historic classic golf course, set on a beautiful rolling terrain of tree-lined fairways, just minutes from downtown. Challenging... Read more

Avon Fields Golf Course is Cincinnati's historic classic golf course, set on a beautiful rolling terrain of tree-lined fairways, just minutes from downtown. Challenging and fun for players of all abilities, the course's small, elevated greens perfect a player's short game skills, while the Jimmy Woods Learning Center provides... Read More

Shaker Run Golf Club

North

Approximately 25.87 miles from your location

Shaker Run Golf Club

North

Approximately 25.87 miles from your location

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RiversEdge Outfitters Canoe and Kayak Rental

North

Approximately 37.69 miles from your location

RiversEdge Outfitters Canoe and Kayak Rental

North

Approximately 37.69 miles from your location

RiversEdge Outfitters is located on 45 acres of riverfront property along one of the least crowded and most secluded sections of the Federal and State Designated Scenic... Read more

RiversEdge Outfitters is located on 45 acres of riverfront property along one of the least crowded and most secluded sections of the Federal and State Designated Scenic Little Miami River. RiversEdge Outfitters is conveniently located just 30 minutes from Dayton, 45 minutes from Cincinnati and a quick 1 hour drive from... Read More

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California Golf Course

East

Approximately 3.37 miles from your location

California Golf Course

East

Approximately 3.37 miles from your location

Situated on gently sloping terrain overlooking the Ohio River, California’s beauty is only outdone by a spectacular layout. Both challenging for advanced players and... Read more

Situated on gently sloping terrain overlooking the Ohio River, California’s beauty is only outdone by a spectacular layout. Both challenging for advanced players and welcoming of beginners, the course is known for its friendly atmosphere and towering old growth trees. 18 Holes, Par 70 – 6,245 yards Course Rating: 69.3 Slope:... Read More

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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.

Campbell County Log Cabin Museum

South > Southeast

Approximately 16.61 miles from your location

Campbell County Log Cabin Museum

South > Southeast

Approximately 16.61 miles from your location

This museum is a privately built and owned non-profit museum. The mission of this museum is "to educate today's generation about yesterday's rural Campbell County; 1845... Read more

This museum is a privately built and owned non-profit museum. The mission of this museum is "to educate today's generation about yesterday's rural Campbell County; 1845 through about 1965." The museum consists of two re-constructed log cabins, which were built before the Civil War. From 1982 to 1996, both cabins were rebuilt by... Read More

Little Miami State Park

North

Approximately 34.19 miles from your location

Little Miami State Park

North

Approximately 34.19 miles from your location

The Little Miami State Park and National Scenic River offers a trip into one of Ohio's most beautiful and historic areas. As the river twists and bends, visitors... Read more

The Little Miami State Park and National Scenic River offers a trip into one of Ohio's most beautiful and historic areas. As the river twists and bends, visitors will discover many natural wonders such as steep rocky cliffs, towering sycamores and elegant great blue herons on the wing. Little Miami State Park introduces... Read More

Goebel Park

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.83 miles from your location
Goebel Park (photo: Katie Scheper)

Goebel Park

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.83 miles from your location

When you see the historic German-style Carroll Chimes Clock Tower, you’ll know you’re at Goebel Park. The park offers walking trails, picnic shelters, a gazebo and... Read more

When you see the historic German-style Carroll Chimes Clock Tower, you’ll know you’re at Goebel Park. The park offers walking trails, picnic shelters, a gazebo and playground.

Little Britain Stables

South > Southwest

Approximately 16.76 miles from your location

Little Britain Stables

South > Southwest

Approximately 16.76 miles from your location

Located in Burlington Ky. Little Britain Stables has been welcoming horses and riders for over 45 years. With indoor and outdoor arenas, the 90 acres of varied landscapes... Read more

Located in Burlington Ky. Little Britain Stables has been welcoming horses and riders for over 45 years. With indoor and outdoor arenas, the 90 acres of varied landscapes makes this facility an asset to many disciplines of riding and driving. There have been as many as twenty different breeds of horses and ponies stabled at the... Read More

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Putt-Putt Fun Center

South

Approximately 12.67 miles from your location

Putt-Putt Fun Center

South

Approximately 12.67 miles from your location

The classic game of skill for all ages. 18 holes of stiff competition, or just plain fun. Just make sure that you keep score! Price per 18 holes: $5.00 Children 5 and... Read more

The classic game of skill for all ages. 18 holes of stiff competition, or just plain fun. Just make sure that you keep score! Price per 18 holes: $5.00 Children 5 and under - $1 with paying adult 36 Holes | $7.00 10 game ticket | $27.00

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.  

Neumann Golf Course

West

Approximately 17.32 miles from your location

Neumann Golf Course

West

Approximately 17.32 miles from your location

Fast, true greens and rolling, wooded fairways set among three distinctly different nines make Neumann Cincinnati’s most popular golf course. Known for its welcoming... Read more

Fast, true greens and rolling, wooded fairways set among three distinctly different nines make Neumann Cincinnati’s most popular golf course. Known for its welcoming atmosphere and scenic, quiet wooded setting, Neumann’s four sets of tees provide the right challenge for every player. 27 Holes, Driving Range, Practice Green... Read More

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.

Sugar Bay Golf

South > Southwest

Approximately 35.80 miles from your location

Sugar Bay Golf

South > Southwest

Approximately 35.80 miles from your location

Family-owned by locals, you're sure to have fun at this friendly golf course.

Family-owned by locals, you're sure to have fun at this friendly golf course.

Flagg Springs Golf Course

South > Southeast

Approximately 15.73 miles from your location

Flagg Springs Golf Course

South > Southeast

Approximately 15.73 miles from your location

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

Lindale Golf Club

East

Approximately 11.99 miles from your location

Lindale Golf Club

East

Approximately 11.99 miles from your location

Batter's Advantage

North

Approximately 23.91 miles from your location

Batter's Advantage

North

Approximately 23.91 miles from your location

Batter's Advantage is an indoor batting cage and party facility that features token-operated automated batting machines and a separate turf area which can be used for... Read more

Batter's Advantage is an indoor batting cage and party facility that features token-operated automated batting machines and a separate turf area which can be used for indoor fielding and batting practice. Instructors are available to help with all of your batting and pitching needs, one of which is a former MLB pitcher. Batter'... Read More

Stillmeadow Country Club

East

Approximately 6.61 miles from your location

Stillmeadow Country Club

East

Approximately 6.61 miles from your location

Stillmeadow Country Club is one of the top rated courses in the metro Cincinnati area, and after many years of being an exclusive private country club, Stillmeadow is now... Read more

Stillmeadow Country Club is one of the top rated courses in the metro Cincinnati area, and after many years of being an exclusive private country club, Stillmeadow is now open to the general public. The curse is well known throughout the city for having some of the truest rolling and fastest greens. The tree-lined layout makes... 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.

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.

Middle Creek Park

South > Southwest

Approximately 24.64 miles from your location

Middle Creek Park

South > Southwest

Approximately 24.64 miles from your location

The park contains 230 acres of forest full of wildflowers, wildlife and 8.5 miles of unpaved trails that range from moderate to difficult for hiking and horseback riding.

The park contains 230 acres of forest full of wildflowers, wildlife and 8.5 miles of unpaved trails that range from moderate to difficult for hiking and horseback riding.

Reeves Golf Course (Par 3)

East

Approximately 2.37 miles from your location

Reeves Golf Course (Par 3)

East

Approximately 2.37 miles from your location

Boone's Landing

South > Southwest

Approximately 27.16 miles from your location

Boone's Landing

South > Southwest

Approximately 27.16 miles from your location

Located near Big Bone Creek with access to the Ohio River, Boone's Landing offers boat storage, launching, mooring, and rentals of pontoons and canoes.  

Located near Big Bone Creek with access to the Ohio River, Boone's Landing offers boat storage, launching, mooring, and rentals of pontoons and canoes.  

Hickory Woods Golf Course

East

Approximately 12.18 miles from your location

Hickory Woods Golf Course

East

Approximately 12.18 miles from your location

Pleasant Hill Golf Club

North

Approximately 26.24 miles from your location

Pleasant Hill Golf Club

North

Approximately 26.24 miles from your location

Haspin Acres

West

Approximately 50.76 miles from your location

Haspin Acres

West

Approximately 50.76 miles from your location

Haspin Acres Off Road & Motocross Park in Laurel, Indiana has 750 scenic acres of wooded hills and trails, nestled in the heart of beautiful, rustic, rural Indiana!... Read more

Haspin Acres Off Road & Motocross Park in Laurel, Indiana has 750 scenic acres of wooded hills and trails, nestled in the heart of beautiful, rustic, rural Indiana! Relax and enjoy the great outdoors with us, doing the things you REALLY enjoy, like off road riding, racing, camping, fishing, and so much more! 

Rivertowne Marina

East

Approximately 2.87 miles from your location

Rivertowne Marina

East

Approximately 2.87 miles from your location

Located 6 miles down the Ohio River from Cincinnati with a clean and secure inlet harbor.  

Located 6 miles down the Ohio River from Cincinnati with a clean and secure inlet harbor.  

Glenview Golf Course

North

Approximately 13.39 miles from your location

Glenview Golf Course

North

Approximately 13.39 miles from your location

Glenview is Cincinnati’s premier public championship golf course, offering 27 beautiful golf holes with lush landscapes, panoramic views, and demanding hazard features.... Read more

Glenview is Cincinnati’s premier public championship golf course, offering 27 beautiful golf holes with lush landscapes, panoramic views, and demanding hazard features. Once ranked among Golf Digest’s Top 75 Public Courses and site of a U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship, Glenview’s challenge and allure are both remarkable.

Morgan's Canoe & Outdoor Adventures Ft. Ancient

North

Approximately 26.05 miles from your location

Morgan's Canoe & Outdoor Adventures Ft. Ancient

North

Approximately 26.05 miles from your location

Morgan’s Canoe Livery at Ft. Ancient was the first livery on the Little Miami River, built by Bob Morgan in 1969. It remains to this day the only Canoe, Kayak, and Rafting... Read more

Morgan’s Canoe Livery at Ft. Ancient was the first livery on the Little Miami River, built by Bob Morgan in 1969. It remains to this day the only Canoe, Kayak, and Rafting Outfitter located in the pristine Ft. Ancient Gorge of the Little Miami River. It was home to the ancient Hopewell Indian tribe also known as "The Mound... Read More

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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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White Oak Golf Course

East

Approximately 27.87 miles from your location

White Oak Golf Course

East

Approximately 27.87 miles from your location

Cheers to Art!

East

Approximately 6.28 miles from your location

Cheers to Art!

East

Approximately 6.28 miles from your location

It’s the perfect place to get together with friends and family to relax, unwind and enjoy time together painting while sipping your favorite beverage. Whether you consider... Read more

It’s the perfect place to get together with friends and family to relax, unwind and enjoy time together painting while sipping your favorite beverage. Whether you consider yourself artistic or have never painted before, the instructor will guide you through the featured painting of the evening… and at the end of the night, you’... Read More

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Lake Waynoka

East

Approximately 33.47 miles from your location

Lake Waynoka

East

Approximately 33.47 miles from your location

  Located on Lake Waynoka great for fishing, boating, and skiing with a campground, lodge, restaurant, health center, beach and lounge.  

  Located on Lake Waynoka great for fishing, boating, and skiing with a campground, lodge, restaurant, health center, beach and lounge.  

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