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The Dayton Hikers group is the largest and most active outdoor recreation group in the Dayton, Ohio area. We are a community of people who enjoy hiking and outdoor activities. Joining Dayton Hikers is fast, free and easy. We don’t have dues, meetings, officers or a newsletter.

Come hike with us and meet other people who share a love for hiking! All interested people are welcome to join whether you are a beginner hiker or a seasoned backpacker. Most members are from the Dayton region but anyone is welcome to join.

We don't lead drop-in hikes for the public. You must be a member. For how Dayton Hikers operates please visit: https://daytonhikers.com/faq/

By attending any events you agree to our waiver of liability: https://daytonhikers.com/waiver/ (https://daytonhikers.com/faq/)

We are all about getting exercise, making friends, exploring nature, living a healthier lifestyle and making our community a better place to live!

Live To Hike … Hike To Live

Andy Niekamp
Group Organizer

Dayton, Ohio - The Outdoor Adventure Capital of the Midwest!

Upcoming events (5)

Get Out And Go! - Taylorsville MetroPark Hike

Taylorsville MetroPark

This is a "Get Out And Go" hike! Join members of the Miami Valley Outdoor Club for a Tuesday hike at Taylorsville MetroPark. This will continue to be a fast-paced hike. The hike is through hilly wooded terrain and along the Great Miami River. The Hike begins promptly at 5:00pm. We will be completing the orange/ yellow loops and the black connector trails. There are hills and a pace around 4 miles an hour ... This is a very fast paced hike. Meet at the parking lot near the CCC shelter off Route 40. This is a conditioning hike NOT a leisure hike. About Taylorsville MetroPark: Taylorsville MetroPark contains exceptional examples of mature upland forest with many spring wildflowers, second growth woodlands, natural succession areas, a few aging pine stands, a few managed grasslands, and extensive floodplain forests along the Great Miami River Corridor.

6:00PM Option #2 Workout Hike at Sugarcreek - SOCIAL DISTANCE

Sugarcreek MetroPark

OPTION #2 4.75 - 5.0 miles, around 3.75 MPH, no breaks till the end. Brad will be leading this hike. Each hike will start and end at almost the same time. Bring a chair, snack and beverage for after hike cool down time if you like. !!!! PLEASE KEEP 6' MINIMUM DISTANCE BEFORE, DURING AND AFTER HIKING. It's good for everyone plus helps to keep the parks open. Don't come if you have any signs of illness. Stay isolated until you know what is going on with that. KNOW YOUR CAPABILITIES BEFORE SIGNING UP FOR THESE HIKES. IF YOU CAN'T KEEP UP, YOU WILL BE ON YOUR OWN. *These hikes are designed to keep the minimum pace shown for each. If you are unsure, start slower and work your way up. These groups will keep moving at a steady pace with no breaks. Hike leaders may change occasionally depending on who is available and who knows the trail. There are a few hills, rocky surfaces and creek crossings. Bring water and use trekking poles if you want. No dogs on these hikes. No guests on this hike. If your plans change, please update your rsvp. Keep an eye on this posting for updates if severe weather is threatening. Gregg[masked]

6:00PM Option #3 Workout Hike at Sugarcreek - SOCIAL DISTANCE

Sugarcreek MetroPark

OPTION #3 - 4.5 - 4.75 miles, 3.25 - 3.5 MPH, no breaks till the end. Rosemary will be leading this hike. All hikes will start and end at almost the same time. Bring a chair, snack and beverage for after hike cool down time if you like. !!!!! PLEASE KEEP 6' MINIMUM DISTANCE BEFORE, DURING AND AFTER HIKING. It's good for everyone plus helps to keep the parks open. Don't come if you have any signs of illness. Stay isolated until you know what is going on with that. KNOW YOUR CAPABILITIES BEFORE SIGNING UP FOR THESE HIKES. IF YOU CAN'T KEEP UP, YOU WILL BE ON YOUR OWN. *These hikes are designed to keep the minimum pace shown for each. If you are unsure, start slower and work your way up. These groups will keep moving at a steady pace with no breaks. Hike leaders may change occasionally depending on who is available and who knows the trail. There are a few hills, rocky surfaces and creek crossings. Bring water and use trekking poles if you want. No dogs on these hikes. No guests on this hike. If your plans change, please update your rsvp. Keep an eye on this posting for updates if severe weather is threatening. Gregg[masked]

6:00PM Option #1 Workout Hike at Sugarcreek - SOCIAL DISTANCE

Sugarcreek MetroPark

OPTION #1 - 5.5 miles, 4.0 - 4.25 MPH, no breaks till the end. Gregg will be leading this hike. All hikes will start and end close to the same time. Bring a chair, snack and beverage for after hike cool down time. IF YOUR PLANS CHANGE, PLEASE CHANGE YOUR RSVP ASAP SO OTHERS CAN TAKE YOUR PLACE. !!!!!!! PLEASE KEEP 6' MINIMUM DISTANCE BEFORE, DURING AND AFTER HIKING. It's good for everyone and helps to keep the parks open. Don't come if you have any signs of illness. Stay isolated until you know what is going on with that. KNOW YOUR CAPABILITIES WHEN SIGNING UP FOR THESE HIKES. IF YOU CAN'T KEEP UP, YOU WILL BE ON YOUR OWN. *These hikes are designed to keep the minimum pace shown for each. These groups will keep moving at a steady pace with no breaks. Hike leaders may change occasionally depending on who is available and who knows the trail. There are a few hills, rocky surfaces and creek crossings. Bring water and use trekking poles if you want. No dogs on these hikes. No guests on this hike. Keep an eye on this posting for updates if severe weather is threatening. I WILL ALWAYS KEEP THE POSTED PACE FOR THIS HIKE. SOME MAY GO A LITTLE FASTER SOMETIMES. Gregg[masked]

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3, 6 or more mile SOCIAL DISTANCE Hike at Sugarcreek

Sugarcreek MetroPark

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