Miami Whitewater Forest



  • Athletics
  • Bicycling
  • Boating
  • Camping
  • Disc Golf
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Horseback Riding
  • Trails
  • Picnicking
  • Playgrounds
  • Winter Sports


Acres: 4,345

As Great Parks' largest park, Miami Whitewater Forest, offers a visitor center with nature displays and a gift shop. The park also features mutliple trails, including the paved 7.8-mile Shaker Trace trail and 1.4-mile Parcours trail, as well as the 1.7-mile Badlands, 0.8-mile Oakleaf, 0.6-mile Tallgrass Prairie and1.4-mile Timberlakes nature trails, plus two horseback riding trails. Visitors can enjoy a 9-hole disc golf course and play or practice at the Miami Whitewater Forest Soccer Complex in a men's, women's or co-rec league. Shelters, picnic areas and a youth camp area are reservable.

Simmonds Family Dog Park
8715 Hamilton-Cleves Road, Cleves, Ohio 45002 (next to the soccer complex)

The Simmonds Family Dog Park is the largest off-leash dog park in the region. Its 11-acres of untethered fun includes:

  • Four separate fields, including an all-season play field
  • Trees and structures to provided needed shade for canines and their owners
  • Benches strategically located throughout the dog park
  • Dog agility equipment and play zones
  • A farm education and animal care facility adjacent to the dog park (to be constructed by SPCA Cincinnati)

Map It

9001 Mt. Hope Rd. Crosby Township, OH 45030

I-74 to Dry Fork Road exit, turn right on Dry Fork Road, turn right on West Road to park entrance. Also accessible from Rt. 128 to Mt. Hope Road.


Park open daily, dawn to dusk.

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