Naturalist Programs

All programs are free and open to the public unless otherwise specified.


Yoga in the Park  – 9 to 10 a.m. Saturdays (July 6, 13, 20 and 27), Sycamore Park

Free sessions of Yoga in the Park return this summer. All skill levels are welcome to enjoy the fresh morning air and lesson by certified instructors from Clermont County’s East Cincy Yoga. A limited number of mats are available on a first come, first served basis. You must bring a water bottle. Sessions will continue every Saturday from June 1 to August 31. No RSVP required.

Full Moon Hike – 9 to 10 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, Chilo Lock 34 Park

Enjoy the night sky under the buck moon. Listen to an astronomical tale told by the Dreamweavers Storytelling Troupe then explore the night on a naturalist-led hike. Register online at

Wildlife Wednesday – Insects are Awesome
10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 17, Little Miami Scenic River & Trail Center

Insects outnumber every other animal group on the planet. What would we do without them? Come find out about their huge role in our lives and in nature then become an investigator and help us look for insects around the park.

Hikes with Tykes – Creek Crawl
10 to 11 a.m. Friday, July 19, Sycamore Park

This month, tykes will explore the creek at Sycamore Park and search for the variety of large and small critters that rely on our clean rivers.

Way-Out Wednesday – 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, Felicity Library

Join us at the Felicity Library as we blast off for out-of-this-world fun this summer. Attendees ages 5 to 9 are invited for storytelling, fun activities, and to explore outer space. For more information call the Felicity Library at 876-4134 or visit

Friday Night Hikes – Creatures of the Night 
8:45 to 9:45 p.m. Friday, July 26, Kelley Nature Preserve

Who’s awake in the forest while everyone else is sleeping? Meet us at the Kelley Nature Preserve shelter to take a hike and discover what it’s like to be a nocturnal animal. We’ll test our own senses and reveal how our nocturnal friends can rule the night.