Village of Indian Hill has several parks and recreational
areas available for residents to enjoy. There are tennis
courts, baseball and softball diamonds, soccer and lacrosse
fields and a basketball court for athletic participation.
Walk paths, nature trails, bridle trails, playgrounds, picnic
areas, and restroom facilities are maintained for outdoor
fun and relaxation. The following is a listing and brief
description of these areas and their location.
A 4/10 of a mile, paved walking path surrounds
three baseball diamonds and a youth soccer field. There
is an extensive
playground for the kids, four tennis courts, a basketball
court, picnic tables, park benches, and a restroom facility
for family fun and leisure. There
is also an entrance to The Redbirdhollow Trail, which is
a 1.5 mile trail extending from Stephan Field to the roadside
pull-off at S. Given Road. Stephan Field is located at
the intersection of Shawnee Run and Drake Road.
Sycamore Creek Area/Camp Livingston
An accessible, paved walking trail
wanders 7/10 of a mile through the woods and around the
five soccer fields contained
in the park. Restrooms and a playground are available as well. Also located
at this park is the Livingston Lodge, which is available
for rental from the Village. This area is located at 9350
Camp Dennison Memorial Park
This park contains three baseball
diamonds, three soccer/lacrosse fields, a batting cage,
restroom facilities, and a one-mile,
paved walking path. The vast openness of this park make
it desirable for frisbee throwers, kite flyers, and radio
controlled airplanes. A wonderful playground, park benches,
and sheltered picnic tables make it ideal for families. A rugged walk
trail offers scenic views while following the banks of
the Little Miami River. This park is located on State Route
126 in Camp Dennison.
Walkers can meander
through the 27 donated acres on the 8/10 of a mile, paved
walking trail. This park contains
some wonderful specimen trees and a highly successful Blue
Bird Trail. Rheinstrom Park is located at 8105 Graves Road.
Through generous donations,
the Bird Sanctuary has been planted with many plant species,
which attract birds. There
is a birdbath fountain and numerous varieties of ornamental
trees and shrubs. Benches accommodate bird watchers who
enjoy the surroundings. This park is located at the intersection
of Shawnee Run and Drake Road.
Wooded hills and rolling meadows
contain a rugged walking trail. The trail is approximately
3/4 of a mile long with
a shredded bark base. There are also separate bridle trails
beginning at this park and connecting to the Village bridle
trails. Whitacre Park is located on Given Road. between
Shawnee Run and Kugler Mill Road.
Radio Range Park
Ideal for picnics, Radio Range Park has
a covered shelter and a large rolling lawn. Walking trails
and bluebird boxes
are other features that visitors love to enjoy. The land for this park was conveyed to the village by the National Park Service's Federal Lands to Parks Program in 1972. It is located on Indian Hill Road.
This rolling field and wooded hillside was
donated to the village for parkland. The accompanying building
the home of the Indian Hill Historical Society. Beautiful
foundation gardens and bluebirds may be seen here. Bonnell
Park is located at 8650 Camargo Road.
A paved 1/2 mile, walking
path surrounds three baseball diamonds and a restroom facility.
This path joins the Stephan
Field walking path by crossing Drake Road. Drake Park is
located on Drake Road.
This beautiful field is maintained as an open
vista. It is a nice place to spend a quiet afternoon. Bluebird
have been placed here to encourage their stay. Steer Meadow
is located on Keller Road between Given Road and Loveland-Madeira
These nine acres contain beautiful plant
specimens, including lilacs, crabapples, evergreens, dwarf
conifers, and plants
with summer interest. A walking path circles through the
Arboretum, which is located on Muchmore Road. Click here
for more information.
The Grand Valley Preserve, a former gravel excavation site, was acquired by the Village of Indian Hill in 2002. Located in Camp Dennison, the 379 acre site has been the focus of a reclamation project to restore wildlife and the Preserve's natural beauty. Click here for more information.