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Recreation

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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
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

Official source for information on where to host your event or just have fun in Greene County, Ohio. Providing visitor information including lodging, destinations and events.
1221 Meadowbridge Drive Suite A, Beavercreek, OH 45434

937-429-9100
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.

 
A comfortable local restaurant with a full menu and a full bar. Open Mic Night with renowned "Crazy" Joe Trischler hosting, from 8-11p on Tuesdays. Trivia Thursdays. Sign ups at 7p. Music on Friday and Saturday nights starting at 10p.  No cover, 21+. Open Daily 11a-2:30p; kitchen closes at 9.  
 
104 Xenia Avenue, Yellow Springs, OH 45387

937-767-4850

Performance Gymnastics Academy staff has decades of gymnastics experience as coaches, judges, and competitive gymnasts. They are dedicated to helping each student achieve his or her potential, have a successful experience...and have fun! Their mission to build happy, healthy, responsible kids through the discipline of gymnastics training and performance by providing the ultimate learning experience in the sport of gymnastics for children of all ages in a safe, positive environment. Classes from ages 1-1/2 to 17. 

(937) 723-8799

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-

Since 1923, Tecumseh Council has been successfully providing quality Scouting programs to thousands and thousands of young people. Today, we serve more than 3,400 youth members in 129 units.
Camp Birch – complete with a dining hall that serves 300, a swimming pool, a 10-acre lake, and many other facilities – is our outdoor facility that we use to teach character, citizenship, personal fitness, and environmental awareness.
Besides our Cub and Boy Scouts, Camp Birch is used by churches, schools, other youth groups, the National Guard and college organizations. Every weekend, 10 to 15 different groups are camping or using the Adams Training Building, our training and educational center, for meetings.
More than 1,400 dedicated adult volunteers support our ongoing efforts to deliver the Boy Scouts of America's goals to our youth members throughout our council.
Tecumseh Council serves youth in five Ohio counties: Champaign, Logan, Clark, Greene and Clinton.

937-325-6449