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Mill Race Preserve Hike and Picnic

Oxford, Ohio--10:00am to 12:00pm - “Walking Sticks” hike  in the Mill Race Preserve – If you’d like to join the hike,  please RSVP to MetroParks  at  or by calling 513.867.5835.  For the Hike meet at 10am (on October, 20th), in the parking lot at 5401 Corso Road (in Oxford).

12:00pm to 2pmish – Annual Membership Picnic

 – This event is free!  Please come meet us at the Black Covered Bridge.

 – TVCT and our generous board members will provide Drinks and Food, free of charge to TVCT members and volunteers (a $5 donation would be appreciated by others).  

PLEASE RSVP to Three Valley Conservation Trust at: or by calling 513.524.2150 so that we have enough food and drink to accommodate everyone!


VERY limited parking is available at the Black Covered Bridge.  

Additional Parking (and a shuttle at 9:45am and 12 noon) is available courtesy of Dr. Thomas’ Dental Office at 5279 Morning Sun Road (Oxford).  Please RSVP to let us know you will be coming and are planning on using the shuttle.


Here’s more information about the Walking Sticks Program: 

The walking sticks program is a FREE exploratory hiking program offered by MetroParks of Butler County and is designed with active adults in mind.  Walking Sticks moves to various MetroParks’ locations on the last Saturday of each month at 10 am.
On October 20th, they will be visiting the Race Mill Preserve Area in Oxford near the Fryman Covered Bridge.  Walk in the fall colors of one of MetroParks’ newest properties and learn some of the history of the area of the Mill Race Preserve Area of the Four Mile Creek MetroPark.
Meet in the parking lot at 5401 Corso Road, Oxford, OH 45056 at 10am on October 20th.
While FREE, pre-registration is required for this hike as it is occurs in an area normally closed to the public.
You can register at or by calling 513.867.5835

For more info. about the Mill Race Preserve, go here:                                                

Earlier Event: October 19
Trail Building Workshop and Workday
Later Event: October 26
Native Plant Symposium