Sycamore Park & Wilson Nature Preserve
4082 State Route 132
Batavia Ohio 45103
Sycamore Park is one of our largest and most well-known parks. Along with its four shelters and paved trails, the park offers East Fork River access and a peaceful nature escape at the adjacent Wilson Nature Preserve. The park also features a tennis court, accessible playground and updated restrooms. Reserve a shelter for a gathering or stop by to let the children walk on the paved riverside storybook trail. The park is available for the use of larger events, such as festivals, fairs and small expos.
Sycamore features a kayak launch onto the East Fork branch of the Little Miami River, with ample parking and easy, flat access to the water. As part of the redevelopment of Sycamore Park, work on the kayak launch is slated to begin in 2023. This will include better ramp access and a sun deck that will serve as a space to sit and enjoy lunch or a rest along the river.
Wilson Nature Preserve
The James L and Frances Wilson Nature Preserve is adjacent to Sycamore Park, encompassing 145 acres along the East Fork branch of the Little Miami River, including a 25-acre island in the river. Our large forests, fields, and abundant wildflowers provide habitat for a variety of wildlife. Over three miles of trails provide options for a short and peaceful riverside walk or a steeper ascent that leads to a scenic view of the East Fork River Valley.
Sycamore Park offers four different options for shelter reservations. Throughout the park you will find a playground, flush toilet restrooms, hiking trails, river access, tennis courts, a handicap-accessible paved walking trail and fishing with the required license.
Please call our office at 513-732-2977 to make reservations.
Riverview has (9) 8 ft. picnic tables, an 8 ft. handicap table, two large double wide grills and three trash cans. Electric is available. Seating capacity is 80. The Sycamore Riverview #1 Shelter is on your right when you enter the park and is closest to the restrooms.
Bluebell has (9) 8 ft. picnic tables, an 8 ft. handicap table, two large double wide grills and three trash cans. Electric is available. Seating capacity is 80. The Sycamore Riverview #2 Shelter is the last shelter on your right when you enter the park and is closest to the tennis court.
Oak has (7) 6 ft. picnic tables, an 8 ft. handicap table, two grills and four trash cans. Electric is available. Seating capacity is 50. The Sycamore #3 Shelter is the second shelter on your left when entering the park.
Sycamore has (7) 6 ft. picnic tables, an 8 ft. handicap table, two grills and four trash cans under this shelter. Electric is available. Seating capacity is 50. The Sycamore #4 is the first shelter on the left when you enter the park.
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Board Meeting Date Change
The February Board Meeting will take place at the administrative offices at Clingman Park on Tuesday, February 20th at noon.