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RiverScape MetroPark, Dayton

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#3 of 6 in Parks in Dayton
There is something happening year round at RiverScape MetroPark located in downtown Dayton. Amid the beautiful landscape gardens, flowering pots, hanging baskets and reflecting pools, the park hosts a full range of activities including free summer weekend concerts, parent and preschooler programs and major community festivals.
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  • September 7, 2017
    The heart of RiverScape is a big white permanent pavilion. Every other Thursday night in the summer, the Metroparks puts on a Big Band night. Live swing music, people dancing, people bringing lawn cha...  more »
  • August 26, 2017
    MetroPark is a great way to spend summer whether just swinging and reading or enjoying a festival. There are permanent porch type swings facing the water. Good for conversation, meditation or, again, ...  more »
  • August 15, 2017
    We went downtown to the Germanfest picnic at the waters edge in Dayton Ohio. A very nice park along the big Miami river. They actually shut down several roads to host the event. There was lots to do a...  more »
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  • June 15, 2017
    Beautiful downtown park that has a host of amenities. There are bike rentals in the summer and ice skating in the winter. If you're a bike commuter they have a private members only locker room. They have a great outdoor pavilion that hosts concerts in the summer and the ice rink in the winter. They are constantly adding events to their calendar which makes it a great place to find entertainment no matter the season.
  • June 26, 2017
    One of the many parks in the MetroPark system, RiverScape is a great location in Dayton to go visit. Paths run along both sides of the river; a water-jet shooting park lets kids run around during hot summer days. The paths are long enough to recreational 5k race, or short enough to just enjoy a conversation with a friend. I didn't feel threatened or scared walking around the area. A must see/do if you're visiting Downtown Dayton.
  • June 12, 2017
    Food stands, kids playing in fountains, great music, nice setting by the water. The walkway/sidewalk was beautiful with flowering plants. First time I've been there, well done Dayton!
  • July 9, 2017
    Great place to hang out. You can walk, bike, or even have some fun in a kayak here. Nice family atmosphere​. There are are also lots of pokestops and gyms for pokemon go players.
  • June 25, 2017
    Great place to lay out on a blanket with my wife and enjoy the sun! And when we get to hot we get in the fountains to cool off.

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