Outdoors & Recreation

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.

Featured

Find Attractions

Reset Form

 
Displaying 251 - 300 of 353

Boone County Arboretum at Central Park

South > Southwest

Approximately 20.74 miles from your location
Boone County Arboretum

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

More Info View Map
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

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.

Paintball Country

North

Approximately 22.84 miles from your location

Paintball Country

North

Approximately 22.84 miles from your location

Located with the Niederman Family Farm, Paintball Country is the largest paintball facility in the Cincinnati area! Bring the family out for some fun, organize a company... Read more

Located with the Niederman Family Farm, Paintball Country is the largest paintball facility in the Cincinnati area! Bring the family out for some fun, organize a company event, set up a birthday or even plan bachelor and bachelorette parties here! Large groups of 15 or more are welcome.

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

Armco Park

North

Approximately 25.57 miles from your location

Armco Park

North

Approximately 25.57 miles from your location

Armco Park is nestled among the rolling hills of Warren County, located less than 4 miles of the City of Lebanon near the Warren County Airport in Turtlecreek Township -... Read more

Armco Park is nestled among the rolling hills of Warren County, located less than 4 miles of the City of Lebanon near the Warren County Airport in Turtlecreek Township - Lebanon, OH. Armco Park is situated on historic property originally occupied by the Shaker religious community and located between Shaker Run Golf Course and... Read More

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

More Info View Map
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

Lindale Golf Club

East

Approximately 11.99 miles from your location

Lindale Golf Club

East

Approximately 11.99 miles from your location

Skatetown USA

North

Approximately 17.43 miles from your location

Skatetown USA

North

Approximately 17.43 miles from your location

Skatetown USA is a family roller skating facility located in West Chester, Ohio, just 3 miles north of the Tri-County Mall. We are just off of the intersection of State... Read more

Skatetown USA is a family roller skating facility located in West Chester, Ohio, just 3 miles north of the Tri-County Mall. We are just off of the intersection of State Route 747 and Union Centre Boulevard. Skatetown USA is a clean, safe and fun place to enjoy roller skating.

Governor Bebb Metropark

North

Approximately 29.89 miles from your location

Governor Bebb Metropark

North

Approximately 29.89 miles from your location

The smell of fresh air and a bit of historical flavor are just a few of the ingredients that bring a touch of nostalgia to this preserve. The Governor Bebb Preserve... Read more

The smell of fresh air and a bit of historical flavor are just a few of the ingredients that bring a touch of nostalgia to this preserve. The Governor Bebb Preserve features a historical pioneer village, which includes the log house birthplace of William Bebb, Butler County native and Ohio's nineteenth governor; a general store... Read More

Heatherwoode Golf Club

North

Approximately 31.46 miles from your location

Heatherwoode Golf Club

North

Approximately 31.46 miles from your location

More Info View Map
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

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

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

More Info View Map
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

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.

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.  

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.

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

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.  

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

More Info View Map
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

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.

Wilmington Elks 797 Golf Club

North

Approximately 40.15 miles from your location

Wilmington Elks 797 Golf Club

North

Approximately 40.15 miles from your location

More Info View Map
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

Fairfield Greens South Trace

North

Approximately 17.18 miles from your location

Fairfield Greens South Trace

North

Approximately 17.18 miles from your location

Fairfield Greens South Trace is a par 70 championship golf course that plays 6,246 yards with five par three holes, 10 par four holes and three par five holes. The course... Read more

Fairfield Greens South Trace is a par 70 championship golf course that plays 6,246 yards with five par three holes, 10 par four holes and three par five holes. The course features bentgrass fairways, large undulating greens, numerous water hazards and bunkers.

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

More Info View Map
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

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.

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.  

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.

More Info View Map
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

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

More Info View Map
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

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

Tri County Golf Ranch

North

Approximately 13.59 miles from your location

Tri County Golf Ranch

North

Approximately 13.59 miles from your location

The 9-hole Tri County Golf Ranch course (previously known as the Golden Tee At Tri-County) facility in Springdale, Ohio, features 1,207 yards of golf from the longest tees... Read more

The 9-hole Tri County Golf Ranch course (previously known as the Golden Tee At Tri-County) facility in Springdale, Ohio, features 1,207 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 27. The course rating is 35.0 and it has a slope rating of 113 on Bent grass. Designed by Jose Casterjon, the Tri County Golf Ranch golf course... Read More

More Info View Map
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

Cycling Backroads: Over-the-Rhine Tour

Downtown

Approximately 7.50 miles from your location
Cycling Backroads: Over-the-Rhine

Cycling Backroads: Over-the-Rhine Tour

Downtown

Approximately 7.50 miles from your location

This guided cycling adventure highlights historic buildings, restored homes, artist inspired murals, eclectic shops, cafes, restaurants, and theaters while broadening your... Read more

This guided cycling adventure highlights historic buildings, restored homes, artist inspired murals, eclectic shops, cafes, restaurants, and theaters while broadening your knowledge and appreciation of the heritage and culture that make this urban neighborhood a popular destination to visit and reside. Bike rental is available... Read More

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.

Lincoln Woods Park

South > Southwest

Approximately 16.99 miles from your location

Lincoln Woods Park

South > Southwest

Approximately 16.99 miles from your location

The land for this park was acquired by the City in 1959 as a part of the water treatment plant land acquisition. This 15 acre park was developed in 1985 into an active... Read more

The land for this park was acquired by the City in 1959 as a part of the water treatment plant land acquisition. This 15 acre park was developed in 1985 into an active park. Amenities include the following: Two asphalt surface enclosed tennis courts. City sponsored clinics are conducted at the courts and have priority use.... Read More

Orleans Park

South

Approximately 19.07 miles from your location

Orleans Park

South

Approximately 19.07 miles from your location

Acquired in 2002, Fischer Development donated 9.5 acres and the City purchased an adjoining 1.5 acres to make this active 11 acre park. The park is located in the Orleans... Read more

Acquired in 2002, Fischer Development donated 9.5 acres and the City purchased an adjoining 1.5 acres to make this active 11 acre park. The park is located in the Orleans North subdivision on the west side of the city. The Park Master Plan recommends development of a gazebo and fishing pier. Facilities include the following:... Read More

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

More Info View Map
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

GameWorks

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.47 miles from your location

GameWorks

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.47 miles from your location

GameWorks is the incredible high-tech entertainment, restaurant and bar experience where guests can eat, drink, party and play. Each GameWorks venue provides all the best... Read more

GameWorks is the incredible high-tech entertainment, restaurant and bar experience where guests can eat, drink, party and play. Each GameWorks venue provides all the best elements of a great night out in one location, including a full-service restaurant with a fantastic menu and casual decor; a cool, high-energy bar serving... Read More

More Info View Map
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

Loveland Canoe and Kayak

East

Approximately 13.28 miles from your location

Loveland Canoe and Kayak

East

Approximately 13.28 miles from your location

Enjoy the Little Miami River as you paddle through some of the most beautiful, natural surroundings in the region. With it's designation as a State and National Scenic... Read more

Enjoy the Little Miami River as you paddle through some of the most beautiful, natural surroundings in the region. With it's designation as a State and National Scenic River this section of the Little Miami looks much the way it did 200 years ago with rolling, majestic banks, pristine waters and natural vegetation. Paddle Happy...

More Info View Map
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

Sunrock Farm

South > Southeast

Approximately 6.26 miles from your location

Sunrock Farm

South > Southeast

Approximately 6.26 miles from your location

Sunrock Farm is an educational farm dedicated to providing children and other visitors with a rich and varied experience emphasizing the senses and the realization that we... Read more

Sunrock Farm is an educational farm dedicated to providing children and other visitors with a rich and varied experience emphasizing the senses and the realization that we are deeply connected to the natural world. Their mission is to cultivate a sense of wonder, adventure, and respect for the diversity of life in the world... Read More

Lassing Pointe Golf Course

South > Southwest

Approximately 20.10 miles from your location

Lassing Pointe Golf Course

South > Southwest

Approximately 20.10 miles from your location

Fifty West Canoe & Kayak

East

Approximately 3.17 miles from your location

Fifty West Canoe & Kayak

East

Approximately 3.17 miles from your location

Enjoy the Little Miami Scenic River with tubing, canoes and kayaks, or shuttle options for fellow river lovers.

Enjoy the Little Miami Scenic River with tubing, canoes and kayaks, or shuttle options for fellow river lovers.

More Info View Map
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

Harbor Links at Sagamore Resort

West

Approximately 46.27 miles from your location
Harbor Links

Harbor Links at Sagamore Resort

West

Approximately 46.27 miles from your location

Public, 18 Hole, P.B. Dye designed championship golf course, located at Kent’s Harbor Marina on beautiful Brookville Lake.  Stay and Play packages available.

Public, 18 Hole, P.B. Dye designed championship golf course, located at Kent’s Harbor Marina on beautiful Brookville Lake.  Stay and Play packages available.

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

Whitewater Memorial State Park

West

Approximately 46.85 miles from your location

Whitewater Memorial State Park

West

Approximately 46.85 miles from your location

Whitewater Memorial State Park is a great family getaway because of its 200-acre Whitewater Lake. Many guests enjoy hiking, boating, swimming, fishing, and camping. The... Read more

Whitewater Memorial State Park is a great family getaway because of its 200-acre Whitewater Lake. Many guests enjoy hiking, boating, swimming, fishing, and camping. The park also offers nine miles of horseback riding for experienced riders or hayrides, guided trail rides, and sleigh rides for new riders.

More Info View Map
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

Little Miami Canoe and Campground

North

Approximately 22.25 miles from your location

Little Miami Canoe and Campground

North

Approximately 22.25 miles from your location

Canoe, kayak, raft, or tube your way down the Little Miami Scenic River, exploring the vibrant wildlife, wandering trails and family-friendly campgrounds of Lebanon, Ohio... Read more

Canoe, kayak, raft, or tube your way down the Little Miami Scenic River, exploring the vibrant wildlife, wandering trails and family-friendly campgrounds of Lebanon, Ohio. 

More Info View Map
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

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.

Aston Oaks Golf Club

West

Approximately 19.23 miles from your location

Aston Oaks Golf Club

West

Approximately 19.23 miles from your location

Eighteen holes of championship golf will wind their way through Aston Oaks wooded terrain. This world class golf course has been designed by Nicklaus Design, Inc. These... Read more

Eighteen holes of championship golf will wind their way through Aston Oaks wooded terrain. This world class golf course has been designed by Nicklaus Design, Inc. These spectacular golf holes offer not only a distinctively different course, but one of incredible beauty. You're sure to enjoy a challenging game of golf... Read More

More Info View Map
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

Gunpowder Creek Nature Park

South > Southwest

Approximately 19.85 miles from your location

Gunpowder Creek Nature Park

South > Southwest

Approximately 19.85 miles from your location

Explore 1.25 miles of unpaved walking and hiking trains, let the kids burn off steam on the playground, or reserve the shelter for a private event. The park has 122 wooded... Read more

Explore 1.25 miles of unpaved walking and hiking trains, let the kids burn off steam on the playground, or reserve the shelter for a private event. The park has 122 wooded acres complete with an 1800s logging trail that ends near the creek.

Golf Club at Stonelick Hills

East

Approximately 10.72 miles from your location

Golf Club at Stonelick Hills

East

Approximately 10.72 miles from your location

More Info View Map
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

The Golf Courses at Kenton County

South > Southwest

Approximately 13.89 miles from your location

The Golf Courses at Kenton County

South > Southwest

Approximately 13.89 miles from your location

Courses: The Pioneer is the shortest of the courses playing to a par 71. The Willows, designed by Dr. Michael Hurdzan, offers golfers a scenic and challenging test... Read more

Courses: The Pioneer is the shortest of the courses playing to a par 71. The Willows, designed by Dr. Michael Hurdzan, offers golfers a scenic and challenging test of tree-lined fairways and undulating greens. Fox Run, designed by renowned architect Arthur Hills, is consistently rated one of the most challenging public... Read More

Woodland Golf Course

West

Approximately 14.46 miles from your location

Woodland Golf Course

West

Approximately 14.46 miles from your location

Woodland’s welcoming and satisfying layout is ideal for players of all abilities to play together, perfect for families and friends to enjoy a day on the greens or to... Read more

Woodland’s welcoming and satisfying layout is ideal for players of all abilities to play together, perfect for families and friends to enjoy a day on the greens or to improve their games. 9 Holes, Par 34 – 2,206 yards Practice Green

Potters Park Golf Course

North

Approximately 26.24 miles from your location

Potters Park Golf Course

North

Approximately 26.24 miles from your location

Featured
Featured