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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


What's ahead for our region's weather, and how can we plan now?


The next meeting of the MCD Board of Directors has been rescheduled. The meeting will be held on October 12.


Just a reminder, a section of the Mad River Bike Trail in Dayton is closed as the city of Dayton replaces the Webster Street Bridge. Bridge construction is expected to be complete in 2017.


Greene County residents can have their private well water tested for nitrates and iron at the Test Your Well event on Wednesday, Sept. 14, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Greene County Fairgrounds in the Buckey Room, 100 Fairground Road. Learn all the details about the event including how to prepare your water sample.


Climate change -- is it real? Does it matter?


Is water in the Great Miami River safe for recreation?


June delivered an average of 2.97 inches of precipitation to the Great Miami River Watershed 1.15 inches below normal for the month. The high station was Covington (4.87 inches), and the low station was Bellefontaine (1.50 inches). As of June 30, the Great Miami River Watershed had received an average of 18.01 inches of precipitation in 2016, 2.67 inches below normal for this point in the calendar year.  


MCD is recruiting for an assistant caretaker as well as a couple of seasonal staff members.




Upcoming events on MCD-controlled property

The 16th annual GermanFest Picnic 5K/10K will be held on Friday, Aug. 12, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. along the Great Miami River Bike Trail in Dayton. For more information, contact John Koemer at 937.429.9251.

Great Miami Rowing Center's Dragon Boat festival and Asian Cultural Celebration is set for Aug. 19 and 20 along the left bank of the Great Miami River in Hamilton upstream of Hensel Place to Dayton Street. Contact Barb Schnitzer at 513.874.3822 for more information.

The 4th Annual 5K for Kelli is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 20 along the Stillwater Bike. Contact Elesha Snyder at 937.219.4657 for more information.

The Miamisburg Triathlon will be held on Sunday, Aug. 21. Contact Sheila Russell at 937.219.1271 for more information.

The Healthy Run/Walk 5K, sponsored by the Dakota Center, Inc., will be held on Saturday, Sept. 10, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Island MetroPark. Contact Sharon Barrett Mitchell at 937-228-8961 for more information.

The Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event, sponsored by the University of Dayton School of Law Human Rights Awareness and Advocacy Group, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 17, from 9 a.m. to noon at Welcome Stadium. Contact Kathryn Bosomworth at 837.902.5414 for more information.

Miles4Malia will be held on Saturday, Sept. 17, from 9 a.m. to noon at Wegerzyn MetroPark along the Stillwater River. Contact Robin Wilson at 937.545.8799 for more information.

The 6th Annual Bleeding Disorder Awareness 5K will be held on Saturday, Sept. 24, along the Great Miami River Bikeway at Rice Field in Miamisburg. Contact Dena Shepard at 937.479.2378 for more information.


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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