Any day of the year can be a great time for hiking adventures at Keehner Park.
Enjoying nature's beauty is easy to do year-round at this beautiful park in West Chester, Ohio. Nestled along the east fork of the Mill Creek, Keehner Park is a great spot for hiking. Along with the 2 mile wooded trail, visitors can also find playgrounds, picnic shelters, an amphitheatre, and an 1800s log cabin while exploring the 123-acre park. No matter what time of year, Keehner Park is a top spot for hiking and nature explorations. Below you can see a small sample of its captivating scenery through each season.
Fresh & Green Spring
Springtime is always a gorgeous time to get outdoors; the snow has melted away, wildflowers begin to flourish, and warm weather is just around the corner.
The creek running through Keehner Park is especially peaceful at this time, creating a nice backdrop for hiking in the Spring. The 2 mile loop takes visitors to the creek often, with multiple picture-perfect stops full of greenery and small waterfalls.
Hiking through the hot temperatures of Summer is easier with help from the shaded trees and flowing creek. In addition to exploring, the Summer months also bring another fun activity to the park...
The Keehner Amphitheatre is home to its own concert series, hosting all kinds of free musical events on select Saturdays between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Keep up to date with the next upcoming Concert Series schedule on their calendar.
Crisp & Colorful Fall
Towards the end of August, the vibrant colors of Ohio's Fall foliage begin to set in and hiking through the hills at Keehner Park is especially stunning.
This is also a popular time to utilize the trail for creeking, mountain biking, photography expeditions, fossil hunting, and dog walking. Many families find it to be the perfect spot for kid-friendly nature trips too.
Sparkling White Winters
Although it may be a less popular time to be outside, this snow-kissed nature trail makes for a true Winter wonderland. Be cautious of icy spots, but don't let that deter you from enjoying the beauty.
Click here for a full map of the outlined stream, hiking trails, and biking trails. Don't let the time of year discourage you from a hiking exploration... there's always scenic adventures awaiting at Keehner Park!
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7211 Barret Road | West Chester, OH 45069
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