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“ohio river”(32 reviews)
“great walk”(8 reviews)
This trail stretches 4 miles, from Cincinnati into Kentucky, and offers a spectacular view of the Cincinnati skyline.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We rode our bikes from one end to the other and back. It is pleasant to stop and see the river and to check out all of the novelties that have been built for public use.

Thank Don B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a cool greenspace in the city. It is a nice place to walk around - very picturesque. There are also a lot of things for kids to do.

Thank Stephanie U
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a beautiful walk along the river right close to The Great American ballpark. There are things for children to do including riding a carousel, small climbing area, plenty of seating. Great place to just relax with the family.

Thank redsnut1355
Reviewed 12 July 2018

They have done a lot to make sure families enjoy their time downtown , there are walkways, swings, water play and a lot of kid friendly activities

1  Thank Krystal1962
Reviewed 15 June 2018

After the recent renovations to the area, Riverwalk offers a lot of opportunities for family outing. Excellent place for morning or evening stroll with good views of downtown Cincinnati and Ohio reiver.

Thank A103V
Reviewed 11 June 2018

There is always something going on at this riverwalk and park area. Lots of people are always around, and there is something to see and do always.

1  Thank DM_1278
Reviewed 28 May 2018

This is a connected area of Riverwalk and Smale Park. Not sure where the division is as it all runs together. There is a lower path closer to the river and a higher path that goes through the swing area and gardens. Take one path...More

5  Thank GAAtltravel
Reviewed 26 May 2018

We really enjoyed walking along the river walk. So much to see and loads of stops to enjoy, history, games, botanicals and people watching along the way.

Thank merlinsurrietrekker
Reviewed 22 March 2018

You can see two sports stadiums at the location (Bengals and Reds). Incidentally the Reds stadium has statues that are unique and very interesting. The foot piano is cute and the river of course is fun to observe! I went in February 2018 just after...More

1  Thank Tboyle1559
Reviewed 20 February 2018

Although freezing cold with -20'C at the beginning of Jan we had a pleasant walk along the Ohio river on gritting snow with excellent views of the Roebling suspension bridge, stadiums and Cinci high rises.

1  Thank B1714D
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22 April 2017|
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Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
if you stay on the Cincinnati loop it is a 2 mile walk end to end and therefore a 4 mile round trip.
2 October 2016|
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Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
You can park for free near The Montgomery Inn 925 Riverside Dr, Cincinnati, OH 45202 (Friendship Park section of the walk). The is also a Red Bike station in this car park.
Sharon B
25 July 2015|
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Response from teresacU75GI | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are ferry type boats that will take you on a tour. I believe they are about $7. very enjoyable and informative. Water taxis too. They have carriage rides in town and a trolley car.