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Water Trail maps
Download maps of the Great Miami, Stillwater, or Mad rivers or use our interactive trip planning map. You can also pick up a free copy of the maps at local park districts and outfitters.


National Water Trail
The Great Miami River Watershed Water Trail System is the only nationally designated water trail in Ohio.


Regional Bike Trails Map

Order a Miami Valley Recreational Trails Map, featuring trails in Miami, Montgomery, Greene, Clark and Warren counties.


MCD is a Groundwater Guardian Green Site

Find out how your agency or organization can become a Groundwater Guardian Green Site


MCD is a Certified
Green Business

Around the watershed

Great Miami River trail users in Dayton should use caution near RiverScape MetroPark. The Miami Conservancy District (MCD) is repairing a stone wall along the levee behind the Dayton fire station at Main Street and Monument Avenue.



March brought an average of 4.82 inches of precipitation to the Great Miami River Watershed 1.68 inches above average for the month. The high station was Collinsville (6.75 inches), and the low station was Fort Loramie (3.11 inches). As of March 31, the Great Miami River Watershed has received 9.81 inches of precipitation in 2017 which is 1.74 inches above average for this point in the calendar year.


Miami Conservancy District (MCD) is seeking a dynamic, results-oriented destination marketing professional to champion the Great Miami Riverway


By next summer, paddlers may be able to launch upstream of downtown Dayton and float all the way to West Carrollton without a single portage. That’s because the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is planning to remove the Tait Station low dam, near the University of Dayton Arena, this summer.


Have your well water tested for nitrate, nitrite and iron for FREE at the Test Your Well event on Thursday, May 18, from 4:30 to 6:30 at Carlisle High School, 250 Jamaica Road in Carlisle. The first 40 RSVPs are guaranteed free copper, lead and arsenic testing, too.


Here are five water trends that may pose challenges to our community leaders for the foreseeable future.


Recent erosion in the spillways at California’s Oroville Dam has led to massive evacuations and fears of a dam failure. The Miami Conservancy District (MCD) owns five flood protection dams in the Miami Valley—Germantown, Englewood, Lockington, Taylorsville and Huffman. Could something like what’s happening at Oroville Dam happen here?



Upcoming events on MCD-controlled property

The Junior League of Dayton's 5k/10k Run for the Health of It wil be held on Saturday, April 22, beginning at 8:30 a.m. at RiverScape MetroPark.

Equitas Health 2017 AIDS Walk Greater Dayton is set for Saturday, April 22, beginning at 10 a.m. at Fifth Third Plaza in downtown Dayton.

St. Vincent DePaul Gateway Shelters will present the Sock it to Poverty Spring 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, May 20, at St. Vincent DePaul Community Store, 945 Edwin C. Moses Blvd. in Dayton.

The annual Troy Strawberry Festival will be held June 3 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and June 4 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The event will be held along the Great Miami River between Adams Street and Market Street bridge in Troy.






MCD Real-Time Data

View real-time precipitation and river stage data.


USGS Real-Time Data

View real-time precipitation and river stage data.

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