Narrows Reserve and Nature Center

Narrows Reserve and Nature Center
2575 Indian Ripple Road
Xenia, Ohio 45385
Narrows Reserve and Nature Center webpage
Narrows Reserve brochure

Also, see Little Miami River Important Bird Area

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Coordinates: 39.6898183, -84.0292311
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Narrows Reserve and Nature Center Trails
Hiking trails at Narrows Reserve and Nature Center include:
River Trail – 1.28 mile
Old Road Trail – .45 mile
Vista Trail – .41 mile
Cold Springs Trail – .34 mile
Meadow Trail – .32 mile
Sugar Bush Trail – .53 mile
Big Woods Trail – .88 mile

With multiple trails at the Narrows Reserve, hikers can choose among the Old Road Trail that is handicapped accessible; the Vista Trail that offers an upland view of the reserve; Cold Springs Trail that was actually used by a previous resident as a water source; Sugar Bush Trail that offers numerous sugar maples used for making maple syrup; Big Woods Trail that is home to some of the largest trees in the reserve; and the Meadow Trail that borders an open area.

About Narrows Reserve and Nature Center
Bounded on its eastern side by more than one mile of the Little Miami River, the 162-acre Narrows Reserve and Nature Center off Indian Ripple Road in Beavercreek offers multiple hiking trails, bird observation room, interactive nature center, blue bird trail, canoe and kayak access, a raptor ‘bird house,’ as well as primitive camping. Owned by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, the reserve has been managed by Greene County Parks since the 1980s for local residents to enjoy.

With multiple trails at the Narrows Reserve, hikers can choose among the Old Road Trail that is handicapped accessible; the Vista Trail that offers an upland view of the reserve; Cold Springs Trail that was actually used by a previous resident as a water source; Sugar Bush Trail that offers numerous sugar maples used for making maple syrup; Big Woods Trail that is home to some of the largest trees in the reserve; and the Meadow Trail that borders an open area.
From Narrows Reserve and Nature Center webpage

Restrooms on site.

The Old Road Trail is handicap accessible.