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Water Trail maps
Our area rivers offer a great water playground, but enjoying them safely is the key. Learn about river safety and view maps of area rivers with our Play It Safe! maps.

Request a free water trail map for the Mad, Great Miami and Stillwater rivers!

Or download a map now.


Regional 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


If you own a private well, do you know what's in your drinking water? Learn when to test and what to test for in this region.


The next MCD Board of Directors will be held on Wednesday, June 8, at MCD headquarters, 38 E. Monument Ave. in Dayton.


March brought an average of 4.14 inches of precipitation to the Great Miami River Watershed — 1 inch above normal for the month. The high station was Versailles (5.38 inches), and the low station was Urbana (3.05 inches). As of March 31, the Great Miami River Watershed had received 8.94 inches of precipitation which is 0.87 inches above normal for this point in the calendar year.  


Just a reminder, a section of the Mad River Bike Trail in Dayton will be closed for up to 23 months as the city of Dayton replaces the Webster Street Bridge.


Upcoming events on MCD-controlled property

Junior League of Dayton 5K/10K Run for the Health of It will be held on Saturday, April 30, from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at RiverScape. Contact Kayce Stewart at 937.467.9683 for more information or visit

The Lou Cox 5K. presented by the Ohio River Road Runners Club, will be held on Monday, May 30, from 8:45 to 11 a.m. at Welcome Stadium and the Great Miami River Bike Trail in Dayton. Contact Jeff McPherson at 937.344.8946 or for more information.

The 28th Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure will feature the Great Miami River Bike Trail on Friday, June 24, from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. The out-and-back route begins in Miamisburg and ends at the Air Force Museum. Alone the way, cyclists will travel past Carillon Historical Park, downtown Dayton, and Eastwood MetroPark. For more information, contact Bill Gordon at 614.459.8044.


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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