May
9

Slow Roll Xenia/Wilberforce

From Xenia Station to the National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center, then back to downtown Xenia for a scavenger hunt. Along the route back to Xenia several Underground Railroad sites will be visited and explained.

May
6

Cycling Summit Century Ride

Fairgrounds Recreation Center
​210 Fairground Road, Xenia

​Two Century Ride options (on the southern portion of the Little Miami Scenic Trail) will be offered as we close the 2017 Miami Valley Cycling Summit and welcome the International Trails Symposium to the area.  Choose from the traditional 100-mile ride to Miamiville or the 62-mile Metric Century Ride to Morrow. This route will be supported for rider convenience and safety - including rest stops supplied with snacks and beverages.   

May
5

Miami Valley Cycling Summit

The Miami Valley Cycling Summit aims to use the power of cycling to drive economic development in communities both large and small throughout the Region. This year’s theme is “Cycling Attracts.” Join us on May 5, 2017 on the campus of Wright State University. The event is FREE. Registration is available at the Cycling Summit web site.

Little Miami Scenic Trail at Milford

 

Emergency closure at Milford: A section of trail between the Milford trailhead and Galbraith Rd. is closed because of an unsafe condition caused by erosion under the trail.

Dec
31

Little Miami Scenic Trail Celebration

We will recognize the 25th anniversary of the Little Miami Scenic Trail between Xenia and Yellow Springs on Saturday, October 15 in Yellow Springs.

Bob Taft, former Ohio governor, will start the program followed by Eric Oberg, Director of Development for Rails to Trails. Also on the program are Dan Young and Karen Wintrow (YS) speaking to the economic benefits, Bryan Heck talking about what Springfield is working on, and Laura Estandia, Bob Steinbach and Chrisbel Bednar on current challenges and regional cooperation. 

Dec
31

Grapes and Gears - Preble County

Get to know your local Preble Trails: a sub-committee of the Preble County Youth Foundation dedicated to fun, safe cycling and connecting communities in Preble County. Learn about where we've been and where we're going - and have some wine and hors d'oeuvres with us!  

email eabney@prebletrails.org to RSVP

 

Dec
31

Ribbon Cutting in Springfield!

Come celebrate with the City of Springfield!

The project to eliminate two on-street sections of the Little Miami Scenic Trail is being completed and the trail will soon be continuous through Springfield, OH. To mark the occasion and thank the many folks who made the project possible and a success the City of Springfield will hold a Ribbon-Cutting on Friday, September 9, 2016 at 2 PM. The public is invited to attend and join in the celebration! 

Dec
31

Tour de Dayton 2016

The 6th Annual Tour de Dayton bicycling event will cruise through the Southeast Dayton neighborhoods of University Park, Shroyer Park, Patterson Park, Belmont & Walnut Hills Saturday, August 6th.

Mowing along the Great Miami River Trail

Five Rivers MetroParks will be clearing heavy brush and reach arm mowing on the Great Miami River Trail from Fishburg Road south starting Monday, June 20, 2016 from 9 am to 3 pm daily.  

Weed spraying along Iron Horse Trail (June 2016)

The Centerville-Washington Park District will conduct a spraying operation along the Iron Horse Trail on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 from the Centerville line (just north of Rahn Road) south to Iron Horse Park and the southern end of the trail. The trail is scheduled to be closed from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM (noon) that day. The rain date for this maintenance activity will be Wednesday, June 22, 2016.

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