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The Park District holds a variety of nature programs and events that are open to the public throughout the year. All programs are free with no registration required unless otherwise specified. Held rain or shine.

In the event of severe weather, cancellation will be posted on our Facebook and emailed to registered participants at least 2 hours before the program is scheduled. Unless otherwise stated, children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. For programs that require pre-registration, our registration will open up about 3 weeks before the program's date. Contact us at with questions.

If you are interested in arranging a program or activity for your group, see our Request a Naturalist Program page.

Sweetheart Stroll

8:30 pm

Grab your sweetheart and head to Crooked Run Nature Preserve for a lantern lit stroll along the Ohio River! Meet a naturalist at the trail head for a lantern and trail map, then set off on your own sunset adventure. Free, no registration required.

Canoe Adventure

9:00 am

Start your weekend with a guided canoe trip along the Ohio River! All equipment is provided and no previous experience is required! We will be on the river for about an hour and will make a loop into Crooked Run Nature Preserve's estuary. Ages 12 and up only- please note that we only have 2 person c...

Join us for FREE family fun! Pack a picnic if you'd like and make some summer memories full of fun and adventure. All are welcome. No registration required.

Summer Night Hikes: Going Batty

9:30 pm

Join us on a stroll after dark to experience the world's only flying mammal in action! We will start the hike with our bat detector to identify species, then hit the trails and use our night vision to marvel at their pest-control prowess. Free, no registration required.

Knee-Hight Naturalists: Fish

10:00 am

Pre-school program. Free, no registration required. Get outside and explore nature with your 3-5 year old at the park! Read a book, make a craft, and have a mini adventure exploring a different topic each month. Followed by a nature play session if attendees are interested.

Visit our booth at the Clermont County Fair and learn more about all of the great things we have to offer as a Park District!

Night Out at the Park: Bug Hunt

6:30 pm

Join the Clermont Park District and the Clermont County Public Library for an evening in the park! The Dreamweavers Storytelling Troupe will kick off the evening with stories about insects. Guests are welcome to bring a picnic dinner to eat during the performance. After, naturalists will lead us on ...

Nature Play Days

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Enhance your child's connection to nature through free play and exploration! Join us at Clingman Park throughout the summer for nature-based activities and adventures. Free, no registration required.

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