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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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Bonnybrook Farms

North

Approximately 26.75 miles from your location
Bonnybrook Farms

Bonnybrook Farms

North

Approximately 26.75 miles from your location

A beautiful 370 acre historic working farm with fresh air, room to roam and run, fishing ponds, woodlands & so much more. It’s all here at Bonnybrook Farms, located... Read more

A beautiful 370 acre historic working farm with fresh air, room to roam and run, fishing ponds, woodlands & so much more. It’s all here at Bonnybrook Farms, located just 20 minutes east of Kings Island in southeastern Warren County.     At the Chuck Wagon Dinner Ride work up an appetite with some ‘Fun on the Farm’... Read More

EnterTRAINment Junction

North

Approximately 17.66 miles from your location
EnterTRAINment Junction

EnterTRAINment Junction

North

Approximately 17.66 miles from your location

Billed as the the world's only railroad-themed family entertainment center, EnterTRAINment Junction offers the largest indoor train display at 25,000 square feet with more... Read more

Billed as the the world's only railroad-themed family entertainment center, EnterTRAINment Junction offers the largest indoor train display at 25,000 square feet with more than two miles of track and 90 trains depicting every era of American railroading. Kids can bounce, climb and crawl through “Imagination Junction,” a 5,000-... Read More

Newport on the Levee

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.56 miles from your location

Newport on the Levee

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.56 miles from your location

Newport on the Levee is a multi-level urban retail entertainment center located on the south bank of the Ohio River in Newport, Kentucky directly across from Downtown... Read more

Newport on the Levee is a multi-level urban retail entertainment center located on the south bank of the Ohio River in Newport, Kentucky directly across from Downtown Cincinnati. Kick back, relax and enjoy the many experiences at Newport on the Levee. Take in an afternoon movie at AMC Newport, have arcade fun at GameWorks or... Read More

Rockin' Jump Cincinnati

North

Approximately 14.29 miles from your location
Rockin' Jump

Rockin' Jump Cincinnati

North

Approximately 14.29 miles from your location

Rockin' Jump - is the Ultimate Trampoline Park. Fun for kids of all ages! Our massive main trampoline jump arena, trampoline basketball arena, trampoline dodge ball arena... Read more

Rockin' Jump - is the Ultimate Trampoline Park. Fun for kids of all ages! Our massive main trampoline jump arena, trampoline basketball arena, trampoline dodge ball arena and rock climbing wall provides something for everyone. The perfect birthday party venue and a healthy family activity. We provide Safe. Clean. Fun.™ for... Read More

Escape The Room Challenge

North

Approximately 17.63 miles from your location
Escape the Room Challenge

Escape The Room Challenge

North

Approximately 17.63 miles from your location

Escape The Room Challenge is a next-generation interactive adventure based on the classic “escape the room” on-line video games in which players are trapped in a room and... Read more

Escape The Room Challenge is a next-generation interactive adventure based on the classic “escape the room” on-line video games in which players are trapped in a room and must find clues and solve puzzles in order to escape…all the while the clock is ticking! Escape room adventures are the latest entertainment attraction... Read More

Lindale Golf Club

East

Approximately 11.99 miles from your location

Lindale Golf Club

East

Approximately 11.99 miles from your location

Beech Creek Golf Course

North

Approximately 14.20 miles from your location

Beech Creek Golf Course

North

Approximately 14.20 miles from your location

Opened in 1995, Beech Creek has become known as a local favorite for golf the whole family can enjoy. The par-70 golf course measures over 5,400 yards from the back... Read more

Opened in 1995, Beech Creek has become known as a local favorite for golf the whole family can enjoy. The par-70 golf course measures over 5,400 yards from the back tees. It was designed by Joe and Tom Macke. The shorter length of the golf course, along with affordable anytime rates, make Beech Creek Golf Course a great choice... Read More

Swing365

North

Approximately 16.24 miles from your location

Swing365

North

Approximately 16.24 miles from your location

A fully functioning indoor golf course with virtual play and high definition golf simulators for when the weather outside isn't ideal for golf. Book a tee time on the... Read more

A fully functioning indoor golf course with virtual play and high definition golf simulators for when the weather outside isn't ideal for golf. Book a tee time on the website and choose from their 27 course choices.

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

Chuck E. Cheese's

North

Approximately 13.65 miles from your location

Chuck E. Cheese's

North

Approximately 13.65 miles from your location

Family entertainment center and restaurant offering pizza, arcade games, and birthday parties.

Family entertainment center and restaurant offering pizza, arcade games, and birthday parties.

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

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

Chuck E. Cheese's

South

Approximately 16.40 miles from your location

Chuck E. Cheese's

South

Approximately 16.40 miles from your location

Family entertainment center and restaurant offering pizza, arcade games, and birthday parties.

Family entertainment center and restaurant offering pizza, arcade games, and birthday parties.

Sharon Woods

North

Approximately 12.71 miles from your location
Sharon Woods

Sharon Woods

North

Approximately 12.71 miles from your location

Sharon Woods is a popular 730-acre park that features a visitor center with exhibits, gift shop and an accessible two-story indoor play area for children ages 2-12. The... Read more

Sharon Woods is a popular 730-acre park that features a visitor center with exhibits, gift shop and an accessible two-story indoor play area for children ages 2-12. The park is a popular spot to exercise outdoors with a 2.6-mile paved trail around the lake, a 1.0-mile fitness trail and the 0.7-mile Gorge nature trail. The... Read More

Owl's Nest Park

North

Approximately 13.43 miles from your location

Owl's Nest Park

North

Approximately 13.43 miles from your location

Donated in memory of a homestead known as "Owl's Nest". The park boasts of beautiful entryway columns, wrought iron fences and a beautiful pavilion.  Part of... Read more

Donated in memory of a homestead known as "Owl's Nest". The park boasts of beautiful entryway columns, wrought iron fences and a beautiful pavilion. Part of Cincinnati Parks

General Custer's Golf & Gulp

West

Approximately 14.08 miles from your location

General Custer's Golf & Gulp

West

Approximately 14.08 miles from your location

Fun-filled mini golf and ice cream.

Fun-filled mini golf and ice cream.

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.

Belterra Casino Golf Course

West

Approximately 37.36 miles from your location

Belterra Casino Golf Course

West

Approximately 37.36 miles from your location

Eden Park

Uptown

Approximately 6.40 miles from your location
Overlook at Eden Park

Eden Park

Uptown

Approximately 6.40 miles from your location

Home to the Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park and the Krohn Conservatory, Eden Park is one of the most popular of the Cincinnati Parks. Landmarks... Read more

Home to the Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park and the Krohn Conservatory, Eden Park is one of the most popular of the Cincinnati Parks. Landmarks within the park include Hinkle Magnolia Garden, which features a picturesque gazebo, memorial tree groves and paths, Mirror Lake, and the Bettman Fountain. Twin... Read More

Embshoff Woods

West

Approximately 11.46 miles from your location
Embshoff Woods

Embshoff Woods

West

Approximately 11.46 miles from your location

This 333 acre park features a 1.0-mile Parcours fitness trail, 9-hole disc golf course, playground and reservable picnic shelters. Part of Great Parks of Hamilton County

This 333 acre park features a 1.0-mile Parcours fitness trail, 9-hole disc golf course, playground and reservable picnic shelters. Part of Great Parks of Hamilton County

The Beach Waterpark

North

Approximately 19.09 miles from your location
The Beach Waterpark

The Beach Waterpark

North

Approximately 19.09 miles from your location

White sand, cool water, wild waves, and real palm trees... no, this isn’t Florida, this is Ohio, and it’s a blast! Go airborne on the five-story drop of “The Cliff”, lazy... Read more

White sand, cool water, wild waves, and real palm trees... no, this isn’t Florida, this is Ohio, and it’s a blast! Go airborne on the five-story drop of “The Cliff”, lazy the day away in the “Kokomo” river, or propel your body at 65-miles per hour on “The Banzai”. Mom and Dad can relax, toes in the sand, under the shade of a... Read More

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.

Sports Plus

North

Approximately 11.81 miles from your location

Sports Plus

North

Approximately 11.81 miles from your location

The largest sports facility in Greater Cincinnati with over 250,000 square feet of fun including basketball/volleyball courts, ice rinks, an inline hockey rink, a pro shop... Read more

The largest sports facility in Greater Cincinnati with over 250,000 square feet of fun including basketball/volleyball courts, ice rinks, an inline hockey rink, a pro shop, a restaurant, zip lines, trampolines, a rock wall, games, and more family entertainment attractions.

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

Sycamore Creek Country Club

North

Approximately 33.48 miles from your location

Sycamore Creek Country Club

North

Approximately 33.48 miles from your location

Since 1959, a community of members from Springboro, Centerville and surrounding areas have called Sycamore Creek Country Club their home. Sycamore Creek specializes in... Read more

Since 1959, a community of members from Springboro, Centerville and surrounding areas have called Sycamore Creek Country Club their home. Sycamore Creek specializes in providing an exceptional country club experience for families, couples, and business professionals through dynamic programming, warm hospitality and expertly... 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.

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

Florence Family Aquatic Center

South > Southwest

Approximately 15.77 miles from your location
Florence Family Aquatic Center

Florence Family Aquatic Center

South > Southwest

Approximately 15.77 miles from your location

This premier facility contains a lazy river, competition pool, zero depth area, two spray grounds, a spiral and a speed slides, sunbathing areas, shelters, funbrellas,... Read more

This premier facility contains a lazy river, competition pool, zero depth area, two spray grounds, a spiral and a speed slides, sunbathing areas, shelters, funbrellas, bathhouse (including family restrooms) and concessions area. A paved path surrounds the outside of the facility. It is located at the south end of the Florence... Read More

Hauck Botanical Gardens

Uptown

Approximately 7.10 miles from your location

Hauck Botanical Gardens

Uptown

Approximately 7.10 miles from your location

The Botanical Garden is home to 900 types of trees, shrubs, and plants for you to enjoy. Spend your day exploring the varieties of flowers and flora the gardens have to... Read more

The Botanical Garden is home to 900 types of trees, shrubs, and plants for you to enjoy. Spend your day exploring the varieties of flowers and flora the gardens have to offer. Part of Cincinnati Parks

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

Thaxton's Canoe & Paddlers Inn

South > Southeast

Approximately 21.39 miles from your location

Thaxton's Canoe & Paddlers Inn

South > Southeast

Approximately 21.39 miles from your location

Camp in a cabin or rent a canoe and paddle along the Licking River.

Camp in a cabin or rent a canoe and paddle along the Licking River.

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

Miami Whitewater Forest

West

Approximately 22.71 miles from your location
Miami Whitewater Forest

Miami Whitewater Forest

West

Approximately 22.71 miles from your location

The sprawling 4,438 acre park includes wetlands with a wildlife viewing shelter located along the Shaker Trace Trail, disc golf course, three nature trails, two fitness... Read more

The sprawling 4,438 acre park includes wetlands with a wildlife viewing shelter located along the Shaker Trace Trail, disc golf course, three nature trails, two fitness Trails, 18-hole golf facility with driving range, campground, soccer complex, 85-acre lake with fishing, bike, boat rental, and snack bar. Parky's Pirate Cove... Read More

Sharon Woods Golf Course

North

Approximately 12.70 miles from your location
Sharon Woods Golf Course

Sharon Woods Golf Course

North

Approximately 12.70 miles from your location

It is estimated that over 2.5 million rounds of golf have been played at Sharon Woods since 1938. The course is the oldest operated by Great Parks of Hamilton County and... Read more

It is estimated that over 2.5 million rounds of golf have been played at Sharon Woods since 1938. The course is the oldest operated by Great Parks of Hamilton County and was officially opened in 1938 by legendary golfer Bobby Jones. Over the years, Sharon Woods Golf Course has been recognized by Golf Digest as a Four-Star “... Read More

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.

Shaker Run Golf Club

North

Approximately 25.87 miles from your location

Shaker Run Golf Club

North

Approximately 25.87 miles from your location

Taylor Glen Golf Club

East

Approximately 14.50 miles from your location

Taylor Glen Golf Club

East

Approximately 14.50 miles from your location

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

Sherlock's Escape Rooms

South > Southwest

Approximately 16.69 miles from your location

Sherlock's Escape Rooms

South > Southwest

Approximately 16.69 miles from your location

Work together to find clues, solve puzzles, and escape the room in 60 minutes! Additional location in Cold Spring

Work together to find clues, solve puzzles, and escape the room in 60 minutes!Additional location in Cold Spring

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

A.J. Jolly Golf Course

South > Southeast

Approximately 14.68 miles from your location

A.J. Jolly Golf Course

South > Southeast

Approximately 14.68 miles from your location

The 18-hole A.J. Jolly Golf Course at the A.J. Jolly Park facility in Alexandria, Kentucky features 6,219 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 71 . The course... Read more

The 18-hole A.J. Jolly Golf Course at the A.J. Jolly Park facility in Alexandria, Kentucky features 6,219 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 71 . The course rating is 69.3 and it has a slope rating of 118 on Rye grass. Designed by William H. Diddel, ASGCA, the A.J. Jolly Park golf course opened in 1962.

A.J. Jolly Park

South > Southeast

Approximately 14.21 miles from your location

A.J. Jolly Park

South > Southeast

Approximately 14.21 miles from your location

A.J. Jolly Park & Campground is an award-winning, 1000 acre park that offers many outdoor activities It also offers approximately 20 miles of trails for horseback... Read more

A.J. Jolly Park & Campground is an award-winning, 1000 acre park that offers many outdoor activities It also offers approximately 20 miles of trails for horseback riding and 18 holes of golf on the banks of A.J. Jolly Lake. Visit the Park & Campground and Equestrian Campground pages for more information, and be sure to... Read More

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.

The Garage OTR "Home of Segway Cincinnati"

Downtown

Approximately 7.52 miles from your location
Segway of Cincinnati, Eden Park Tour

The Garage OTR "Home of Segway Cincinnati"

Downtown

Approximately 7.52 miles from your location

Welcome to The Garage OTR, the new home of Segway Of Cincinnati! The Garage OTR is your complete electric transportation hub. As the home of Segway of Cincinnati, The... Read more

Welcome to The Garage OTR, the new home of Segway Of Cincinnati! The Garage OTR is your complete electric transportation hub. As the home of Segway of Cincinnati, The Garage OTR is an Authorized Segway Dealer and Cincinnati's 1st & Only Authorized Segway Tour gliding since 2008. With 3-4 time options daily & 3 route... Read More

Florence/Boone County Skate Park

South > Southwest

Approximately 15.93 miles from your location

Florence/Boone County Skate Park

South > Southwest

Approximately 15.93 miles from your location

This 20,000 sq. ft. park is designed for in-line skates, roller blades and skateboards and has beginner, intermediate and advanced areas with various challenging elements... Read more

This 20,000 sq. ft. park is designed for in-line skates, roller blades and skateboards and has beginner, intermediate and advanced areas with various challenging elements. Included are a shelter, spectator area, emergency telephone and parking lot. There is no fee to enter. Park hours are from dawn to dusk. Safety equipment... Read More

Northern Kentucky Ice Center

South > Southeast

Approximately 11.87 miles from your location

Northern Kentucky Ice Center

South > Southeast

Approximately 11.87 miles from your location

Enjoy some time on the ice. The Northern Kentucky Ice Center has afternoon sessions on the weekends and a special Friday night skate. Great for the family, a date or just... Read more

Enjoy some time on the ice. The Northern Kentucky Ice Center has afternoon sessions on the weekends and a special Friday night skate. Great for the family, a date or just on your own.

Legendary Run Golf Course

East

Approximately 7.01 miles from your location

Legendary Run Golf Course

East

Approximately 7.01 miles from your location

Parkers Woods

Uptown

Approximately 10.07 miles from your location

Parkers Woods

Uptown

Approximately 10.07 miles from your location

Located in Northside, this park offers plenty of green spaces and picnic areas as well as a playground for children.  Part of Cincinnati Parks

Located in Northside, this park offers plenty of green spaces and picnic areas as well as a playground for children. Part of Cincinnati Parks

Theodore M. Berry International Friendship Park

Uptown

Approximately 6.40 miles from your location

Theodore M. Berry International Friendship Park

Uptown

Approximately 6.40 miles from your location

Located along the Ohio River just east of downtown, is a sumptuous and award-winning display of sculpture and flora representing five continents and also featuring a... Read more

Located along the Ohio River just east of downtown, is a sumptuous and award-winning display of sculpture and flora representing five continents and also featuring a riverside bike trail and walking paths. Named for Cincinnati’s first African-American mayor, it serves as a lasting tribute to world unity and global understanding... Read More

Laurel Park

Downtown

Approximately 8.00 miles from your location

Laurel Park

Downtown

Approximately 8.00 miles from your location

A park created as a result of the construction on Union Terminal. It has multiple picnic tables and towering trees.  Part of Cincinnati Parks

A park created as a result of the construction on Union Terminal. It has multiple picnic tables and towering trees. Part of Cincinnati Parks

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