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RiverScape MetroPark

111 E Monument Ave, Dayton, OH 45402-1284
+1 937-278-2607
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Beautiful views of the Miami River and Dayton Skyline

Lots to do! Kayaking, canoeing, rowing, jogging. An open outdoor ice skating rink in the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dance Party under the pavilion!

We had a great time dancing to the live "Sly" band and enjoyed a delicous meal from nearby food... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
Katie M
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This popular park, found along the Great Miami River in the heart of Downtown Dayton, is a hub of activities for all ages -- from concerts and community events to bike rentals. Beautiful floral plantings, hanging baskets and fountains make RiverScape the Miami Valley's favorite community gathering place. Always open.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“ice skating” (15 reviews)
“miami river” (9 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
111 E Monument Ave, Dayton, OH 45402-1284
+1 937-278-2607
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots to do! Kayaking, canoeing, rowing, jogging. An open outdoor ice skating rink in the winter. Festivals, food, and entertainment throughout the summer.

Reviewed 9 May 2017

We had a great time dancing to the live "Sly" band and enjoyed a delicous meal from nearby food trucks. A lovely setting.

Thank Katie M
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Dayton has long and tall levy's around its rivers. The bike trails run along the rivers inside the levy's, so when it rains hard they flood out. 48 hours after a rain they were still closed, so check the weather before you plan to use...More

Thank Todd H
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Love the adult swing seats and this area is very pleasant for walking, and river and people watching. Very surprised that on a weekend in early May the refreshment kiosk was not open. The visitors were there, where were the staff? We had elderly relatives...More

Thank Cello88
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Nice place to go for people watching, and to cool off on a hot summer day. Easy to get to, with free parking on the street.

Thank Frank P
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Dayton has done a lot to improve the area on and around the river. They're currently putting a kayaking area in place that will have rapids and such - if you go down now you can watch the heavy equipment operators get it ready. Not...More

Thank Lorianderson40
Reviewed 14 November 2016

We really enjoyed just strolling along the river.We were on the Art Museum and Masonic Temple side. Really lovelt!

Thank AaronFWA
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Nice place for many of the local festivals. Scenic view of the downtown and rive area. Relaxing atmosphere for just contemplating life.

Thank Ken R
Reviewed 10 October 2016

This area is a great respite from driving around the city! We walked along the cement paths and watched water fowl foraging in the rivers. The placards with historical information about the flood put the historical significance into perspective. We walked across a bridge to...More

Thank roots_reggae
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Rain cant dampen the spirit of the annual Celtic Festival. with 3 or 4 tents for music and tons of venders to choose from there was nothing that I could complain about. The facilities that RiverScape has makes a great location for festivals like this...More

Thank Mmagoo13
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