Looping along a slightly hilly terrain, this trail allows the visitor to experience woodlands, fields and edge habitats.
Wild turkeys, pileated woodpeckers, cooper’s hawks, turkey vultures, eastern blue birds, white tail deer and even the secretive red fox may be encountered along the way.
Vernal ponds, which stay wet only part of the year, provide breeding grounds to varying types of amphibians, such as American toads, spring peepers and Jefferson salamanders, because predatory fish cannot survive in them.
This trail provides glimpses of the Ohio River which, just like today, has served as a crucial means of transportation for many cultures throughout history.
Exercising outdoors is one of the best ways to start a fitness routine that’s actually fun. We’re fortunate to live in a region rich in wonderful walking paths and hiking trails.
Great Cincy Strides is a regional movement to discover new trails while getting fit outdoors. Track your miles and your progress towards personal goals, find events to join up with walkers and discover new trails and walking routes to try. A new journey begins with just one step.
A valid Great Parks' Motor Vehicle Permit is required to enter the parks. Buy online
Armleder and Fernbank Parks are cooperative ventures with the Cincinnati Park Board; a Motor Vehicle Permit is not required.