Well-known for its history and heritage, this 2,430-acre hilltop park also boasts nature trails with breathtaking views of the river valley below.
Shawnee Lookout is well known for its historical Springhouse School and Log Cabin and Native American archaeological earthworks. The park's nature trails, including the 1.3-mile Blue Jacket, 2.0-mile Little Turtle and the 1.4-mile Miami Fort trail, offer spectacular views of the Ohio River and Great Miami River valleys. The park also features picnic areas, a playground and boat access to the Great Miami River.
After nearly 40 years of serving Hamilton County residents, 2019 will be the farewell year for Shawnee Lookout Golf Course.
We want to thank all of our loyal golfers and look forward to seeing you in our final season. The course will be open from April 1 through September 30, 2019.
2008 Lawrenceburg Rd
North Bend, OH 45052Get Directions >
- Open daily from dawn until dusk.
Phone: Pro Shop: 513-941-0120
Great Parks: 513-521-7275
Shawnee Lookout Activities
Shawnee Lookout Golf Course provides a slow pace and challenging game. With large rolling hills, the scenery is beautiful and makes you feel as if you have the whole course to yourself.
Springhouse School & Log Cabin
The Log Cabin, build 1795-1805, was originally located in Elizabethtown, Ohio until 1971, when Whitewater Township donated the log cabin to Great Parks. The Springhouse, built 1785-86, was originally located near Ft. Finney (Northbend, Ohio) until it was obtained by Great Parks in the 1970.
Shawnee Lookout's nature trails, including the 1.3-mile Blue Jacket, 2.0-mile Little Turtle and the 1.4-mile Miami Fort trail, offer spectacular views of the Ohio River and Great Miami River valleys.
Ulmansiek Wildlife Sanctuary
Ulmansiek Wildlife Sanctuary is a 263-acre of seasonally flooded riparian habitat located along the Great Miami River. It is noted for the wide variety of migratory waterfowl that use it as a resting area. An additional 914 acres of wetlands are located adjacent to the park and is protected through conservation easements. The area provides valuable habitat for a variety of wildlife.
Shawnee Lookout Golf Course is closed for the season. During the winter months, the Golf Cart Trail is temporarily open for public use. This 3.75-mile trail is open for people and their pets to walk, run, hike or bike along the beautiful course.
Golf Cart Trail Rules
- Trail is not maintained; use at your own risk
- Visitors must remain on the paved trail
- People, pets and bicycles only
- Pets must be kept on a leash no longer than six feet in length
- Skiing, sledding, skating or motorized vehicles are not permitted
- Trail not recommended for people with disabilities