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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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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

YMCA Camp Kern

North

Approximately 25.72 miles from your location

YMCA Camp Kern

North

Approximately 25.72 miles from your location

Camp Kern is a community-focused nonprofit established in 1844 with recreational programs and services for all ages. Activities include summer camps, outdoor education,... Read more

Camp Kern is a community-focused nonprofit established in 1844 with recreational programs and services for all ages. Activities include summer camps, outdoor education, leadership & conferencing, family programs, ranch camp, and Ozone Zipline Adventures.

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

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

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

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

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

Friendly Meadows Golf Course

East

Approximately 21.23 miles from your location

Friendly Meadows Golf Course

East

Approximately 21.23 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

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

Dagaz Acres Zipline Adventures and Leadership Center

West

Approximately 31.84 miles from your location
Dagaz Acres Zipline Adventures and Leadership Center

Dagaz Acres Zipline Adventures and Leadership Center

West

Approximately 31.84 miles from your location

Whether you’re a first time zipper or an experienced adrenaline junkie, we have the zipline adventure course that’s just right for you!  Featuring dual ziplines, tree... Read more

Whether you’re a first time zipper or an experienced adrenaline junkie, we have the zipline adventure course that’s just right for you!  Featuring dual ziplines, tree-top canopies and bridges you will find a unique outdoor adventure that is safe and still delivers a thrill of a lifetime. Bring a friend, bring your family or... Read More

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

Schmidt Boat Launch Ramp

Uptown

Approximately 4.27 miles from your location

Schmidt Boat Launch Ramp

Uptown

Approximately 4.27 miles from your location

Ohio River boat ramp located on the east side of Cincinnati with On-Site Attendant, Indoor Restroom, and Concession.

Ohio River boat ramp located on the east side of Cincinnati with On-Site Attendant, Indoor Restroom, and Concession.

Caldwell Nature Preserve

North

Approximately 9.59 miles from your location

Caldwell Nature Preserve

North

Approximately 9.59 miles from your location

Caldwell Nature Preserve hosts a variety of old and new trees and flora. It also is home to many different types of animals and wildlife as well as a wheelchair accessible... Read more

Caldwell Nature Preserve hosts a variety of old and new trees and flora. It also is home to many different types of animals and wildlife as well as a wheelchair accessible paved trail. Part of Cincinnati Parks

Sayler Park

West

Approximately 17.07 miles from your location

Sayler Park

West

Approximately 17.07 miles from your location

Known as Cincinnati's western gateway, this park spans much of the area below the Delhi area of Cincinnati. It offers play spaces and relaxing picnic areas. ... Read more

Known as Cincinnati's western gateway, this park spans much of the area below the Delhi area of Cincinnati. It offers play spaces and relaxing picnic areas. Part of Cincinnati Parks

Withrow Nature Preserve

East

Approximately 2.91 miles from your location
Withrow Nature Preserve

Withrow Nature Preserve

East

Approximately 2.91 miles from your location

The preserve includes 270 acres and features the Trout Lily Trail, mature hardwood forests, a variety of native wildflowers, and is a popular outdoor wedding venue.... Read more

The preserve includes 270 acres and features the Trout Lily Trail, mature hardwood forests, a variety of native wildflowers, and is a popular outdoor wedding venue.  Part of Great Parks of Hamilton County

Busse's Farm

West

Approximately 31.28 miles from your location

Busse's Farm

West

Approximately 31.28 miles from your location

The farm offers a wide variety of bedding plants for purchase, including 19 different varieties of tomatoes, peppers, zucchini, eggplant and herbs. In the fall, choose... Read more

The farm offers a wide variety of bedding plants for purchase, including 19 different varieties of tomatoes, peppers, zucchini, eggplant and herbs. In the fall, choose from approximately 2,500 pumpkins and 500 gourds, or pick from the farm's vast selection of mums.

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

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.

Woodland Mound

East

Approximately 4.89 miles from your location
Woodland Mound

Woodland Mound

East

Approximately 4.89 miles from your location

The visitor center at the park features wildlife exhibits and a gift shop. Breezy Point Pavilion is home to Parky’s Wetland Adventure playground and snack bar (which... Read more

The visitor center at the park features wildlife exhibits and a gift shop. Breezy Point Pavilion is home to Parky’s Wetland Adventure playground and snack bar (which offers children’s celebration packages), a regular playground and picnic areas. Woodland Mound also has an 18-hole disc golf course and boat launch ramp to the... Read More

Lytle Park

Downtown

Approximately 6.93 miles from your location
Lytle Park

Lytle Park

Downtown

Approximately 6.93 miles from your location

A park nestled in the middle of Downtown Cincinnati as an escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. PARTS OF THE PARK MAY BE CLOSED FOR CONSTRUCTION UNTIL LATE... Read more

A park nestled in the middle of Downtown Cincinnati as an escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. PARTS OF THE PARK MAY BE CLOSED FOR CONSTRUCTION UNTIL LATE 2018 Part of Cincinnati Parks

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

Alms Park

Uptown

Approximately 3.22 miles from your location
Alms Park in the fall

Alms Park

Uptown

Approximately 3.22 miles from your location

This hilltop 94-acre park was given to the Park Board in 1916 as a memorial to Frederick H. Alms by his wife. The land was once owned by Nicholas Longworth, who produced... Read more

This hilltop 94-acre park was given to the Park Board in 1916 as a memorial to Frederick H. Alms by his wife. The land was once owned by Nicholas Longworth, who produced his Catawba wine there before the Civil War. From its heights, one can see the juncture of the Little Miami River with the gigantic bend of the Ohio, the hills... 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.

Salt Creek Ranch

West

Approximately 48.90 miles from your location

Salt Creek Ranch

West

Approximately 48.90 miles from your location

Salt Creek Ranch is located just outside of Metamora, IN on Highway 52. With over 100 horses in his stable and 600 acres of rolling hills to ride through, they offer a... Read more

Salt Creek Ranch is located just outside of Metamora, IN on Highway 52. With over 100 horses in his stable and 600 acres of rolling hills to ride through, they offer a variety of guided horseback trips ranging from one hour to overnight.

Mt. Airy Arboretum

West

Approximately 11.90 miles from your location

Mt. Airy Arboretum

West

Approximately 11.90 miles from your location

An arboretum featuring hundreds of different types of trees as well as garden areas and walking paths.  Part of Cincinnati Parks

An arboretum featuring hundreds of different types of trees as well as garden areas and walking paths. Part of Cincinnati Parks

Miami Whitewater Forest Golf Course

West

Approximately 22.18 miles from your location
Miami Whitewater Forest Golf Club

Miami Whitewater Forest Golf Course

West

Approximately 22.18 miles from your location

Miami Whitewater Forest Golf Course is a Par 71 layout with four sets of tees ranging from 4,936–6,818 yards, allowing golfers of all ages and abilities to enjoy their... Read more

Miami Whitewater Forest Golf Course is a Par 71 layout with four sets of tees ranging from 4,936–6,818 yards, allowing golfers of all ages and abilities to enjoy their round. The course includes a practice range, putting green and a full-service snack bar with a spacious patio

La Boiteaux Woods

North

Approximately 11.08 miles from your location

La Boiteaux Woods

North

Approximately 11.08 miles from your location

A nature preserve with a nature center and plenty of diverse wildlife.  Part of Cincinnati Parks

A nature preserve with a nature center and plenty of diverse wildlife. Part of Cincinnati Parks

Triple Creek

North

Approximately 16.62 miles from your location
Triple Creek

Triple Creek

North

Approximately 16.62 miles from your location

This 177 acre park offers four manicured softball fields, a fishing pond, fitness trail, playground and snack bar. Part of Great Parks of Hamilton County

This 177 acre park offers four manicured softball fields, a fishing pond, fitness trail, playground and snack bar. Part of Great Parks of Hamilton County

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

Little Miami Golf Center

East

Approximately 2.74 miles from your location
Little Miami Golf Center

Little Miami Golf Center

East

Approximately 2.74 miles from your location

Offers a 9-hole, par 35 (2,950 yards) regulation course and a 9-hole, par 3 (1,015 yards) course with bentgrass fairways. There is also a natural turf practice area, an 18... Read more

Offers a 9-hole, par 35 (2,950 yards) regulation course and a 9-hole, par 3 (1,015 yards) course with bentgrass fairways. There is also a natural turf practice area, an 18-hole putting course, a covered and heated driving range open year-round and a full-service pro shop. An 18-hole miniature golf course and lawn bowling green... Read More

Logan's Gap

East

Approximately 40.00 miles from your location

Logan's Gap

East

Approximately 40.00 miles from your location

Located in the Ohio Valley along Eagle Creek in Ripley, Ohio. Logan's Gap is a family-friendly camping destination.

Located in the Ohio Valley along Eagle Creek in Ripley, Ohio. Logan's Gap is a family-friendly camping destination.

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

J.D. Legends Entertainment Complex

North

Approximately 32.62 miles from your location

J.D. Legends Entertainment Complex

North

Approximately 32.62 miles from your location

Fabulous food and drinks, bowling, beach volleyball, a great tiki bar, the best live music and events you'll find anywhere, a huge arcade and accommodating staff, make J.D... Read more

Fabulous food and drinks, bowling, beach volleyball, a great tiki bar, the best live music and events you'll find anywhere, a huge arcade and accommodating staff, make J.D. Legends absolutely one of a kind. 

American Classical Music Walk Of Fame

Downtown

Approximately 7.69 miles from your location
Washington Park fountains, Music Hall

American Classical Music Walk Of Fame

Downtown

Approximately 7.69 miles from your location

The American Classical Music Walk of Fame in Washington Park, a project of the American Classical Music Hall of Fame, is the only project in existence that combines... Read more

The American Classical Music Walk of Fame in Washington Park, a project of the American Classical Music Hall of Fame, is the only project in existence that combines classical music, mobile technology, public spaces, and a dancing fountain.  An interactive classical music application that is integrated into a major urban park... Read More

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

Lebanon Mason Monroe Railroad

North

Approximately 24.93 miles from your location
Lebanon Mason Monroe Railroad

Lebanon Mason Monroe Railroad

North

Approximately 24.93 miles from your location

The LM&M takes you back in time on its 1930s train. Ride in closed cars or the open gondola car through scenic Warren County, as the conductor shares railway history... Read more

The LM&M takes you back in time on its 1930s train. Ride in closed cars or the open gondola car through scenic Warren County, as the conductor shares railway history and lore. The LM&M's specialty rides are a treat for all ages. Kids love the Magic Train, Clifford's Big Red Train Ride, A Day Out with Thomas and others.... Read More

Holiday Auto Theatre Drive-In

North

Approximately 25.87 miles from your location

Holiday Auto Theatre Drive-In

North

Approximately 25.87 miles from your location

Enjoy a classic twist on seeing all the most recent movie releases at this drive-in movie theater in Hamilton. Holiday Auto Theatre is one of the last remaining drive-in... Read more

Enjoy a classic twist on seeing all the most recent movie releases at this drive-in movie theater in Hamilton. Holiday Auto Theatre is one of the last remaining drive-in theatre's in Ohio.

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.

Kennedy Heights Park

North

Approximately 6.28 miles from your location

Kennedy Heights Park

North

Approximately 6.28 miles from your location

Kennedy Heights Park provides a pleasant neighborhood retreat. The park has picnic tables, play equipment, and a soccer field, as well as walking trails. Part of... Read more

Kennedy Heights Park provides a pleasant neighborhood retreat. The park has picnic tables, play equipment, and a soccer field, as well as walking trails. Part of Cincinnati Parks

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.

California Woods

East

Approximately 2.68 miles from your location
California Woods Nature Center

California Woods

East

Approximately 2.68 miles from your location

With its 113 acres of forest, California Woods Nature Preserve offers something for all nature lovers. The park features 53 species of trees, more than 200 species of... Read more

With its 113 acres of forest, California Woods Nature Preserve offers something for all nature lovers. The park features 53 species of trees, more than 200 species of herbaceous plants, and Lick Run Creek, home to kingfishers, snapping turtles, small fish, myriad invertebrates and the occasional visit from grebes, mallards,... Read More

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.

Harmon Golf Club

North

Approximately 25.30 miles from your location

Harmon Golf Club

North

Approximately 25.30 miles from your location

Vineyard Golf Course

West

Approximately 33.57 miles from your location

Vineyard Golf Course

West

Approximately 33.57 miles from your location

Vineyard Golf Course is a scenic, well maintained, and challenging 18 hole course. Vineyard offers great golfing year round (weather permitting).

Vineyard Golf Course is a scenic, well maintained, and challenging 18 hole course. Vineyard offers great golfing year round (weather permitting).

Elks Run Golf Club

East

Approximately 11.40 miles from your location

Elks Run Golf Club

East

Approximately 11.40 miles from your location

Veterans Memorial of Boone County

South > Southwest

Approximately 15.80 miles from your location

Veterans Memorial of Boone County

South > Southwest

Approximately 15.80 miles from your location

The Veterans Memorial of Boone County was conceived in 1995 when H.B. Deatherage, a Viet Nam veteran, was deeply moved by the fact that veterans in Boone County had no... Read more

The Veterans Memorial of Boone County was conceived in 1995 when H.B. Deatherage, a Viet Nam veteran, was deeply moved by the fact that veterans in Boone County had no place to heal wounds and memories of war. The names and etchings were brought to the forefront with beautiful black granite, making up the memorial honoring WWI... Read More

Cheers to Art!

Downtown

Approximately 7.54 miles from your location

Cheers to Art!

Downtown

Approximately 7.54 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

Piatt Park

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location

Piatt Park

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location

A two block park with plenty of picnic tables located in the heart of downtown Cincinnati.  Part of Cincinnati Parks

A two block park with plenty of picnic tables located in the heart of downtown Cincinnati. Part of Cincinnati Parks

Ride Horses at First Farm Inn

South > Southwest

Approximately 23.05 miles from your location
Horseback Riding at First Farm Inn

Ride Horses at First Farm Inn

South > Southwest

Approximately 23.05 miles from your location

Learn about horses and have a great ride! First Farm Inn offers a unique two-hour horsemanship lesson/trail ride that includes grooming and tacking up, then starting in... Read more

Learn about horses and have a great ride! First Farm Inn offers a unique two-hour horsemanship lesson/trail ride that includes grooming and tacking up, then starting in the riding arena working on control and steering. After you’re comfortable with your horse, we tour the farm on horseback. Rides are available year-round to... Read More

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