Recreation and Culture

Clermont County residents enjoy a wealth of outdoor recreation activities. One of Ohio’s largest parks, East Fork State Park features a public beach, hiking trails, and world-class rowing facility. Little Miami Scenic Park contains a 50-mile trail ideal for biking and rollerblading. Stonelick State Park provides a wide range of leisure activities such as picnicking, fishing, boating, and camping. The Cincinnati Nature Center has preserved 1,600 acres of Clermont County’s natural beauty and is one of the top 10 nature centers in the country.

The Clermont County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau can share information on historical points of interest including the birthplace of Ulysses S. Grant, the Stonelick Covered Bridge, and the Clermont County Freedom Trail, a self-guided tour of Underground Railroad and abolitionist sites. The County has more than 25 sites in the National Register of Historical Places, including antebellum homes, churches, and farms.

Clermont County’s proximity to Cincinnati provides residents with access to world-class entertainment. Sports fans can take in Cincinnati Reds, Bengals, or FC Cincinnati games, as well as the Tennis Masters Series. Art lovers enjoy the Cincinnati Ballet, Opera, Symphony Orchestra, museums, and theaters. Family fun is provided by the OMNIMAX Theater, Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, Kings Island Amusement Park, Coney Island, and Newport Aquarium.

In 2018, the New York Times named the Greater Cincinnati region as one of the Top 10 Best Places to Travel in 2018!