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Five Rivers MetroParks welcomes groups, families, or individuals to explore your wild side with camping in many of the parks. Secluded backcountry campsites are offered on the Twin Valley Backpacking Trail.

Available Campsites
Groups, families, or individuals can reserve a free campsite at least one week in advance by calling (937) 277-4374 between 9am-4pm Monday-Friday. Permits are required. Most sites are primitive (pit toilet, fire ring, picnic table). Bring your own gear, food and water. Due to the threat of the emerald ash borer, do not bring firewood to any MetroPark facility. A limited supply of firewood is provided.

16 different camp areas are available throughout 7 MetroParks. Each campsite is unique and provides a different experience. Feel free to call the (937) 277-4374 for advice on the best sites for large groups, an intimate family getaway, or proximity to park amenities. Parks with camping include Carriage Hill, Englewood, Germantown, Possum Creek, Taylorsville and Twin Creek.

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Twin Valley Trail

22 miles of hiking through the beautiful Twin Valley of southwest Montgomery County connecting Germantown and Twin Creek MetroParks along with group and secluded backcountry camping will allow everyone to experience the wilds of the Twin Valley and this rural corner of Montgomery County like never before.

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Five Rivers MetroParks is excited to work with local outdoor specialty shops, as well as other businesses that help form the backbone of a thriving outdoor recreation community.

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Five Rivers MetroParks is excited to work with local outdoor specialty shops that form the backbone of a thriving outdoor recreation community.

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The greater Dayton area and surrounding region is privileged to have dozens of outdoor-oriented clubs ready to help you "Get Out & Live!". Contact these clubs to find more area residents interested in backpacking:

Dayton Hikers
Miami Valley Outdoor Club
Tri-State Hiking Club

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At the core of our mission is the protection and stewardship of the Miami Valley’s natural and cultural heritage.


 
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