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Honey Harvest

Join Greene County Parks & Trails and the Greene County Beekeepers for the 2018 Honey Harvest as they extract and bottle honey and honey comb from this year's hives. Help spin the honey off the comb as it is bottled for sale. Check out interactive displays or chat with a local beekeeper to learn more about the amazing honey bee. Honey will be available for purchase. Kid friendly.
Saturday, August 25, 12:00-3:00 PM
Russ Nature Reserve

Night Ride: Xenia Station to McDonald's, Jamestown

Join the GCP&T Trail Sentinels for a moonlight ride along the region's bike trails. GCP&T Trail Sentinels are an elite volunteer group who patrol the trails and coordinate several cycling events. All night riders must be 18 and older, wear a helmet and have lights on their bikes. Rides will be cancelled in the event of a thunderstorm.
Saturday, August 25, 7:00-9:00 PM
Xenia Station

Full Moon Night Hike - Mid Summer Moon

It is mid-summer --- the katydids and crickets are in full serenade with Luna and Cercropia moths turning from caterpillar to flying art. Enjoy an evening hike surrounded by summer's bounty.
Sunday, August 26, 8:30-10:00 PM
Phillips Park

Volunteer Training - Field Trip

Learn more about the restoration of historical Huffman Prairie. Dave Nolin, Conservation Manager (retired)from Five River Metro Parks, will explain what has gone into making this a fabulous prairie. This time of year many of the prairie wildflowers should be in bloom. This training is for current volunteers. We will be stopping on the return trip for lunch.
Monday, August 27, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Narrows Reserve Nature Center

Selfie Scavenger Hunt - Creekside Reserve

Do you like a challenge? Each month we will send you on a different scavenger hunt in a new location. Photos will be available on our Facebook site at the beginning of each month. Locate each place, or item depicted, in the photos and take a selfie at each spot. Upload your photos to Facebook, tagging Greene County Parks & Trails, or send them to kperez@co.greene.oh.us. Prizes will be awarded to those finding all the items/locations in the photos, staff will contact participants about prize pick-up. Parking is located at Beavercreek Community Park, 801 Factory Road, Beavercreek.
Sun, Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri., Sat. Sep. 1-30, 8:00 AM-8:00 PM
Creekside Reserve

Morning Milers - Xenia Station

Enjoy the region's bike trails with an early morning ride led by a GCP&T Trail Sentinel. Beginning at Xenia Station, this 20-mile ride will take you towards Jamestown and back to Xenia Station when finished. This ride is for the intermediate skill level and could include a short, off-trail portion. Riders must be 18 and over and wear a helmet to participate. Ride will be cancelled in the event of a thunderstorm.
Saturday, September 1, 9:00-11:00 AM
Xenia Station

Night Ride: Xenia Station to Young's Dairy

Join the GCP&T Trail Sentinels for a moonlight ride along the region's bike trails. GCP&T Trail Sentinels are an elite volunteer group who patrol the trails and coordinate several cycling events. All night riders must be 18 and older, wear a helmet and have lights on their bikes. Rides will be cancelled in the event of a thunderstorm.
Saturday, September 8, 7:00-9:00 PM
Xenia Station

Morning Milers - Beavercreek Station

Enjoy the region's bike trails with an early morning ride led by a GCP&T Trail Sentinel. Beginning at Beavercreek Station, this 30-mile ride will take you towards Xenia Station, south Xenia and back when finished. This ride is for the intermediate skill level and could include a short, off-trail portion. Riders must be 18 and over and wear a helmet to participate. Ride will be cancelled in the event of a thunderstorm.
Saturday, September 15, 9:00-11:00 AM
Beavercreek Station

Night Ride: Xenia Station to Spring Valley

Join the GCP&T Trail Sentinels for a moonlight ride along the region's bike trails. GCP&T Trail Sentinels are an elite volunteer group who patrol the trails and coordinate several cycling events. All night riders must be 18 and older, wear a helmet and have lights on their bikes. Rides will be cancelled in the event of a thunderstorm.
Saturday, September 22, 7:00-9:00 PM
Xenia Station

Monarch Tagging

On their way to Mexico! Monarchs are on the move...Bring the entire family out to participate in an international citizen science program by helping us capture and tag monarch butterflies. Come and see live monarchs and learn about their amazing life cycle and incredible migration to Mexico. Try and survive the monarch challenge and learn how you can help to save the monarchs.
Sunday, September 23, 1:00-4:00 PM
Russ Nature Reserve