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Carriage Hill MetroPark

#15 of 63 things to do in Dayton Features Animals
7800 Shull Rd, Dayton, OH 45424
+1 937-278-2609
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History and ducks

Carriage Hill Metro Park in Dayton Ohio is a great place for a picnic along the water while... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Durham, Canada
Very good!

All the employees and volunteers at Carriage Hill are knowledgable and so very nice! The farm is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good38%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“penny candy” (14 reviews)
“farm animals” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
7800 Shull Rd, Dayton, OH 45424
+1 937-278-2609
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Carriage Hill Metro Park in Dayton Ohio is a great place for a picnic along the water while watching the ducks. School mist already be in session, different dates to Canada as there was a class touring the historic farm.

Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 1 week ago

All the employees and volunteers at Carriage Hill are knowledgable and so very nice! The farm is well kept, safe, informative, and FREE. We had a great time this past weekend with our children and our parents. There was supposed to be a threshing demonstration,...More

Thank Hoolya
Reviewed 1 week ago

My kids always enjoy a walk around carriage hill park and the farm house area. They usually always have activities on the weekends from making ice cream or lemon aid to canning or baking. Animals to pet walk over the bridge and hike the land...More

Thank Ray S
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Would be very fun with kids... Great exhibits in visitors center as well. They have horse trails and walking trails. Some Trails you can take dogs on, some you can't. A fun stop if you're in the area.

Thank msquared023
Reviewed 26 June 2017

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 24 June 2017

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 8 June 2017

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 22 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 23 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
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