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Caldwell Nature Preserve

#95 of 182 things to do in Cincinnati Features Animals
430 W North Bend Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45216-1732
+1 513-761-4313
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Loved the creek!

You may think you've taken a wrong turn since you drive through a neighborhood, but it's in an... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
B-FCory
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Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
via mobile
An hour hike

A little confusing to get to, it's actually more west of 430 N Bend. The nature center was not open... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2016
nrmlodik14
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Cincinnati, OH
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Scenic park features more than three miles of nature trails, designated as a National Recreation Trail by the U.S. Department of the Interior.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average20%
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“mill creek” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 06:00 - 22:00
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430 W North Bend Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45216-1732
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+1 513-761-4313
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

You may think you've taken a wrong turn since you drive through a neighborhood, but it's in an unexpected place. We were thrilled with the find and loved hiking the creek rather than sticking strictly to the trails. It's small enough to not fear getting...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

A little confusing to get to, it's actually more west of 430 N Bend. The nature center was not open on Saturday, so we weren't exactly sure how long the trails were or how they connected. Yet, it was a nice hike for roughly an...More

Thank nrmlodik14
Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

Was a wonderful creek. There are 3 looped trails/ridges that are about a mile each but you can get a lot of hiking in. If you go down the assessable trail and follow the trail you ll go down a long flight of steps which...More

1  Thank betseyjohnson
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Very pretty and offers easy paths and plenty of outdoor beauty for any level of nature lover. The paths are easy enough in most areas for kids and any level of hiker or walker.

1  Thank magsdj
Reviewed 30 April 2015

Sets on a busy road depending on what time of the day you go could be alot of traffic. It's a small park.

Thank Fun-Sun-Relaxation
Reviewed 21 April 2015

This little nature preserve is relatively small, yet it provides a good hike for all levels. The preserve covers woods that span a small gorge (or holler). The visitor center has great information. Programs can be scheduled for school groups and home schools. It's also...More

1  Thank D F
Reviewed 13 January 2014

I walked those trails hundreds of times during my stay in Cincinnati. It's far enough away from traffic where the sounds of cars and horns don't disturb you. Usually, you're the only one there. I've seen plenty of wildlife, from deer, snakes, turtles and so...More

11  Thank Kurt1232014
Reviewed 10 June 2013

The area of the preserve is very industrial and you never think there is enough green space for the park. After you enter the park and start on the trails, you feel like you could be in the middle of a giant forest. The trails...More

4  Thank rebroessner
Reviewed 8 April 2013

We spotted a few snowdrops on our visit to this amazing park, the gift of a generous family. Acres with miles of paved walking trails through the woods and by streams, this park is a gem. Unfortunately the visitor centre was not open on the...More

3  Thank LMSantarossa
Reviewed 2 August 2011

The Caldwell Nature Preserve is a relatively small park. Fairly easy hiking paths through the woods. The Nature center has many Native American centered exhibits. A good school group or scouting group activity.

5  Thank CincyTravelBuff
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