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Carriage Hill MetroPark

7800 Shull Rd, Dayton, OH 45424
+1 937-278-2609
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Gorgeous nature

We took advantage of unseasonably cool, pleasant weather to walk the trails around the lake... read more

Reviewed yesterday
imahappy
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Fort Walton Beach
Down on the Farm

My wife the city gal loved the little lambs in the barn and just about everything else around the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Paul S
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Marion
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Farm life in the 1880s comes alive at Carriage Hill MetroPark. Visitor Center exhibits start the journey back in time while demonstrations, reconstructed and historical buildings, and even period farm animals paint the picture. There are also acres of natural beauty to enjoy and a horseback riding center.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good40%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“penny candy” (13 reviews)
“farm animals” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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7800 Shull Rd, Dayton, OH 45424
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+1 937-278-2609
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Reviewed yesterday

We took advantage of unseasonably cool, pleasant weather to walk the trails around the lake, meadows, pasture, & farm this week. This is one of my favorite places in the world, always serene, beautiful, clean, well preserved & updated. I have been visiting here for...More

Thank imahappy
Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife the city gal loved the little lambs in the barn and just about everything else around the old farmstead. No, this isn't Willioamsburg, but Williamsburg is colonial Virginia- a different time and place. Carriage Hill intreprets daily life in rural Ohio in the...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took our daughter to the horse riding center of the park for their pony rides and she loved it! The ladies working the pony rides were fantastic! Very nice, always smiling, and super helpful. You can also just walk around the horse barn to...More

Thank tibunifamily
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

A beautiful park with plenty "nature" to see, but the best part is the 1800's living history farm there - you get to see how they farmed way back when! Go check it out - totally fun and interesting!

Thank Porthos7
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

I can see how this park/farm is a great resource for locals, but I wouldn't describe it as a must-see for travelers, especially if you've been to Williamsburg, VA or anything like it. The visitor's center has a small display of items from 19th century...More

Thank B-FCory
Reviewed 24 February 2017

This is the place to go back in time and just enjoy the farm and family. Check their schedule for seasonal events to have even more fun.

Thank Marylou P
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Everytime we come to carriage hill we have a good time. There are different things to do depending on your mood. Penny candy store/Gift shop. People are friendly. Kids have a blast. We have also had cookouts on the other side and fished and just...More

Thank Ashley O
Reviewed 14 February 2017

My granddaughters loved going there. Old farm house with demonstrations on cooking and sewing at special times. Old barn with pigs, chickens and horses used to farm. Also there is a lake where you can fish. The visitor center has an old school room there...More

Thank hjtraveler55
Reviewed 2 February 2017

I go here several times a year to photograph the farm. There is more than just the farm. There are riding trails, fishing pond, hiking trails, and a nice little gift shop in the welcome center. The farm has seasonal activities, butchering a hog, maple...More

Thank soper5
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Great hikes, horse-back trails, ponds to 'ponder' or fish, bird-boxes abound. There is a riding center in back, if you don't own a horse. History recreated on the living farm. Indoor center for play and learning.

Thank susan E
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