New Bike Path Fills Missing Link

The regional bikeway system in the Greater Dayton area is a popular outdoor destination, but had missing sections of bikeway that prevented riders from taking longer trips through the area. That is, until last week. On Friday, Five Rivers MetroParks held a ribbon-cutting ceremony and group bike ride to commemorate the new Mad River Recreation […]

LJB Team Puts Pedal to Pavement

The roads may have seemed a little less congested last week as thousands of people across the country took to their bikes as part of National Bike to Work Week. In support of this initiative, Five Rivers MetroParks organized a free pancake breakfast for commuters. More than 575 participants converged at the bicycle hub at Riverscape […]

Bike to Work on May 17

In celebration of National Bike to Work Day, Five Rivers MetroParks is hosting its annual pancake breakfast event to promote bicycling as a viable means of transportation and recreation. The event will be held Friday, May 17 from 7 to 9 a.m. at RiverScape MetroPark’s Bike Hub. Best of all, the whole event is free. […]

Five Rivers MetroParks Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Did you know that Dayton, Ohio, is known as “The Adventure Capital of the Midwest?”  When a group of forward-thinking citizens created Five Rivers MetroParks in 1963, they were concerned with quickly disappearing green space in the area, not in developing a nickname for the city. For the past 50 years, Five Rivers has grown […]

Get Ready to Pedal – National Bike to Work Day is May 18

Did you know that Five Rivers MetroParks has more than 70 miles of multi-use recreational trails in Montgomery and Greene Counties that have helped Dayton receive bronze level status as a bicycle friendly community? In celebration of National Bike to Work Day, Five Rivers MetroParks is hosting its annual pancake breakfast event to promote bicycling […]