Continue your curiosity for the natural world or learn a new recreational skill by participating in programs designed specifically for an adult audience. 

You can try trail running, horseback riding and kayaking, develop a green thumb, take a local history tour or just learn of the natural world around you all while meeting others with similar interests. Programs are offered year-round at most Great Parks throughout the Cincinnati area. Whatever your age and wherever your interests’ lie, an adventure awaits you at a Great Park!

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  • Adventure Outpost

    It’s never too late to learn a new skill! Brush up on your outdoor education with adventure experiences that include: a variety of canoe and kayak floats, instruction and river trip opportunities; wilderness skills; archery; backpacking skills and trips; group bike rides; climbing and belaying; orienteering; trail running; and more!

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  • Winton Woods Riding Center

    The Winton Woods Riding Center offers a variety of year-round riding opportunities for adults of all ages and riding abilities! This includes English, Western, Contesting, Jumping, Dressage and Natural Horsemanship lessons for beginners to advance rider, as well as trail rides. We even offer a variety of adults-only lessons throughout the year.

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  • Parky’s Farm

    Parky's Farm in Winton Woods offers affordable programming options to create and awaken a lifetime of memories. Senior groups are invited to enjoy a relaxing farm luncheon while visiting with the animals, fishing or taking a wagon ride. Or schedule a visit in November and December for the special Holiday Affair program, which includes a variety of festive activities.

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  • Seniors Outreach

    Adult groups can enjoy learning about our natural world and the cultural history of our region through a variety of programs designed just for them. Programs can be scheduled in one of the parks or at your facility or location. For more information, call 513-521-7275, ext. 240.

  • Visitor Centers

    The Great Parks of Hamilton County has five visitor centers that offer exhibits and programs for all ages to discover more about the natural world in our region:

    Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve – Ellenwood Nature Barn
    Glenwood Gardens – Cotswold Visitor Centre
    Miami Whitewater Forest – Visitor Center
    Sharon Woods – Sharon Centre
    Woodland Mound – Seasongood Nature Center

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