Member Directory: Recreation

Member Directory: Recreation

An appointment only bicycle repair shop, located 2 miles north of Yellow Springs and 1 mile east of the Little Miami Scenic Trail offering pick up and delivery. Business hours vary.
Yellow Springs, OH 45387

937-206-0980

Wooded camp area on the scenic Miami River in the Clifton Gorge provides a variety of nature study areas and opportunities. Rock climbing or rappeling in Clifton Gorge; canoeing at the Rivers Edge Livery; High & Low Ropes Courses; Camping; Swimming Pool; Outdoor Educational Classes.2256 Clifton Road, Yellow Springs, OH 45387

937-767-7552
Clifton Gorge State Nature Preserve

This 268-acre preserve protects one of the most spectacular dolomite and limestone gorges in the state encompassing a 2-mile stretch of the Little Miami State and National Scenic River, just east of John Bryan State Park and three miles east of Yellow Springs. Geologically, it is an outstanding example of interglacial and post-glacial canyon cutting with the river funneling through a deep, narrow channel and cliff overhangs forming massive slump blocks scattered along the valley floor. Great site for hemlock, red baneberry, Canada yew, arbor-vitae, mountain maple and one of the most spectacular sites in the state for viewing spring wildflowers including the rare snow trillium. 
State Route 343, Clifton, OH 45316

614-265-6453
Glen Helen Nature Preserve

The legacy of alumnus Hugh Taylor Birch, who, in 1929, donated the wooded glen to Antioch College in memory of his daughter, Helen. Now encompassing 1000 acres, all accessible from a 25-mile network of footpaths providing views of spectacular wildflowers, 400 year-old trees, limestone cliffs with waterfalls and overhangs, and the beautiful yellow spring for which the town is named. A valuable resource for hiking, birding, and exploration.
405 Corry Street, Yellow Springs, OH 45387
 

937-769-1902
John Bryan State Park

A 752-acre park with a remarkable limestone gorge cut by the Little Miami Scenic River only one mile from Yellow Springs. Hiking on nine trails, some wheelchair accessible. Mountain biking on 9.7 miles of trails, rock climbing and rappelling, Fishing with a valid fishing license. Canoe launch on Jacoby Road.  Four picnic areas. Shelter house available with reservations. Day-lodge available with reservations. Camping at 10 electric sites and 50 non-electric sites. Reservations (866) 644-6727. 
3790 State Route 370, Yellow Springs, Ohio 45387

937-767-1274/937-322-5284
Little Miami Scenic Trail

Bike, Hike or Rollerblade through woodlands, farms and towns on this picturesque trail running from Urbana to Cincinnati and is part of the nation's largest network of paved, off-street trails.

Trail development by transforming unused rail corridors into vibrant public places since 1986. The Midwest office coordinates a five state area including Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin

937-

Bicycles for transportation, recreation and fitness. Knowledgeable staff will assist you in finding the right bike for your needs and the appropriate accessories. A wide inventory of products to meet the needs of ALL cyclists, from families with young children, the casual rider to the avid cyclist. Currently on winter hours. Open Tuesday-Sunday, 12:00PM-6:00PM. Closed Mondays.
110 Dayton Street, Yellow Springs, OH 45387

937-767-9330
Village of Yellow Springs

The Village of Yellow Springs owns and operates several parks and recreational facilities.
Bryan Center, 100 Dayton Street includes a Gym, Youth Center, meeting facilities and government offices inside. Basketball & tennis courts, toddler playground, skate park and JBC Pottery Studio outside.
Ellis Park, Polecat Rd. on the Ellis Spur of the Little Miami Scenic Trail. Serene pond for relaxing & fishing; bird watching, hiking, picnicking; Lloyd Kennedy Arboretum.
Gaunt Park Pool & Fields 500 W. South College Street (767.7209) Public swimming pool open Memorial Day to Labor Day; Baseball, Softball and Soccer Fields; Playground; Picnic area.

937-767-3402

A shop to help support outdoor lifestyles.  Goods range from back packs to hammocks to stuff for your pups from brands that are sustainable and tackle environmental issues.  We care about the environment and keeping it healthy, clean, and safe, for generations to come.  Hours: Tuesday - Friday 11am - 6pm; Saturday & Sunday 10am - 6pm
241 Xenia Avenue, Yellow Springs, OH 45387

937-769-5015