River Fun

  • Miami Conservancy District

    Cyclists ride along the Great Miami River in Miamisburg during the 2016 Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure.

Rivers are water playgrounds. Whether you’re out for a vigorous rowing workout, a relaxing float in a kayak or canoe, or a few flips at one of three in-river whitewater play areas, you’ll come home energized. And if you like to fish, you’ll find some of the best trout fishing in the country on the Mad River.

Along the rivers, you can pedal for miles on the nation’s largest paved trail network (340 miles). As you bike along the Great Miami River in downtown Dayton, just across from RiverScape MetroPark you can’t miss the 1,000-foot-long mural featuring a variety of river activities.

It’s a lot to take in. So take your time, and come back again and again to explore your water playgrounds.