We want families to experience the joys of nature each and every day. You’ll find ideas for outdoor activities that you can do in your own backyard, as well as places to go and things to do in Greater Cincinnati.
Places, Events & Programs
Search for outdoor activities including hiking, biking and paddling near you, and check out the calendar of Greater Cincinnati’s outdoor events.
Check out our Play Outside Pinterest Board to find fun outdoor activities for kids to do in your own backyard.
Nature can improve Health and Wellbeing
Spending time in nature benefits children.
Home to Us All: How Connecting with Nature Helps Us Care for Ourselves and the Earth
“The evidence is clear. One of the most important things that any of us can do for ourselves, those we love, people throughout the world, and the living systems that support us all is to connect with nature. That connection can start in the simplest of ways, beginning in childhood and renewing through all the
stages of life.”
Tools for Taking Action & Tackling Policy:
- Highlights existing and promising policy solutions for driving youth outdoor engagement.
- Shares out the knowledge and experience of environmental education and outdoor engagement champions to drive new, innovative ideas.
- Connects cross sector leaders working on statewide policy initiatives.