Places to Play
Looking for places to “Get out and Live” in while you’re in town for The Adventure Summit? Check out the finest outdoor recreation facilities in the area.
Mountain Bike Ride at MoMBA
Grab your mountain bike, helmet and friends to Get Out and “Ride MoMBA”.
Check out our Bikeways
The Miami Valley offers the largest connected bikeway network in the country providing ample opportunity for visitors to get out and bike, walk or blade while in town for the summit. These trails travel through Clark, Greene (Home of the Adventure Summit), Miami, Northern Warren and Montgomery Counties taking visitors through some of the most scenic and historic areas of our region.
Adventure Summit visitors can hop on the Wright Brothers Huffman Prairie Bikeway to the Mad River Bikeway then you are set to explore the entire network.
Visit the Miami Valley Trails website to plan your ride!
Wright State University Outdoor Resource Center
The ORC creates opportunities to build adventure skills through a variety of hands on clinics and instructional workshops. Outdoor trips are designed to be low risk, affordable, educational, and fun. Our events are designed to accommodate all levels of experience, from the curious novice to the accomplished mountain climber. It is our goal to help people feel more connected to one another and to develop an appreciation for the great outdoors and our natural resources.
Team building activities can now be facilitated at the new Climbing Tower and Low Ropes Course. These facilities help promote self-discovery, the development of social skills, mutual respect, fair play, and sportsmanship while encouraging friendship and camaraderie. Positive relationships are built through laughter, while celebrating successes and accomplishments.
Learn more about the Challenge Course
Play Some Disc Golf
This sport is rapidly growing in popularity in Ohio with over 35 courses within Southwestern Ohio. The Dayton Disc Golf Association is very active in our community with tournaments and events almost every week on local courses.
While you’re in town, check out the new Blue Heron disc golf course at Englewood MetroPark or one of the many other courses in the Dayton Area.
Backpack on the Twin Valley Trail
Looking for a backcountry backpacking experience that traverses many different natural habitats with rich biodiversity and wildlife? Welcome to the Twin Valley Trail. The newest recreation experience in Five Rivers MetroParks combines the existing network of trails in Germantown and Twin Creek MetroParks with a connection to create a longer, more integrated trail system. Set in the rolling hills of the Twin Valley, it provides a backpacking experience reminiscent of backcountry wilderness trails with beautiful hills, babbling brooks, abundant wildlife, history and small town charm. Secluded camping opportunities are sprinkled throughout this 22 mile trail that connects Germantown and Twin Creek MetroPark.
Group and secluded backcountry camping will allow everyone to experience the wilds of the Twin Valley and this rural corner of Montgomery County like never before.
Download Map of TVT
Five Rivers MetroParks contains numerous opportunities for quality fishing in lakes, ponds and rivers. Learn more at metroparks.org
One of the unique things about Dayton Ohio is the miles and miles of river ways. Check out these river maps produced by the Miami Conservancy District and explore our designated water trails. Some of the best paddling can be found on the Mad River, Stillwater River, Great Miami River and Twin Creek.
For our whitewater boaters, check out the Mad River Run play park at Eastwood MetroPark
Ready to experience Dayton? Here are just a few ideas of places to go and things to see in the Dayton area for all ages!
Check out the Dayton Visitors Bureau for even more!