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RiverScape MetroPark

111 E Monument Ave, Dayton, OH 45402-1284
+1 937-278-2607
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Fun times, summer and winter.

The heart of RiverScape is a big white permanent pavilion. Every other Thursday night in the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jeanette W
Dayton, Ohio
Fun in the City

MetroPark is a great way to spend summer whether just swinging and reading or enjoying a festival... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dayton, Ohio
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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.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“ice skating” (16 reviews)
“miami river” (10 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
111 E Monument Ave, Dayton, OH 45402-1284
+1 937-278-2607
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The heart of RiverScape is a big white permanent pavilion. Every other Thursday night in the summer, the Metroparks puts on a Big Band night. Live swing music, people dancing, people bringing lawn chairs just to watch and listen. On weekends, you can find Celtic...More

Thank Jeanette W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

MetroPark is a great way to spend summer whether just swinging and reading or enjoying a festival. There are permanent porch type swings facing the water. Good for conversation, meditation or, again, reading. Kids love running through the water area. There is a snack shop...More

Thank retiredtravelers2016
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We went downtown to the Germanfest picnic at the waters edge in Dayton Ohio. A very nice park along the big Miami river. They actually shut down several roads to host the event. There was lots to do at this little festival with authentic German...More

Thank fireman217
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Just recently completed, Riverscape on the corner of Monument Dr. Is very inviting, and nice place to hang out for the afternoon or to take in planned activities. Directly across the street is the the Dayton Dragons baseball stadium which is a mi n or...More

Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Riverscape is a good venue for events in Dayton. I personally like Taste of the Miami Valley and the Celtic Festival. There are other events and many of them are free. During the winter they have ice skating in the pavilion. The only down side...More

Thank jeffcaldwell230
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is a lovely little downtown park that offers views of the river. This is a good place for a stroll, there are snacks and activities available for kids, and there are often interesting events held here, from yoga to live music to cultural events.

Thank MelanieSH888
Reviewed 6 July 2017

This place is full of shady benches. Miles of walking/biking trails in each direction. Water play area and loaded with children playing on the hot day we were there.

Thank BarbaraLynnS
Reviewed 29 June 2017

A lot of things to do at RiverScape and views of the river. If Kayaking, biking jogging are you thing, this is the place for you.

1  Thank Mortgageman9000
Reviewed 23 May 2017

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
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