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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


Whether you’re looking for restaurants or shops, paddling or cycling, museums or events, you’ll find it along the Great Miami Riverway, the new brand for the river corridor.


MCD lost a dear friend, dedicated advocate and long-time board member with the passing of Thomas B. Rentschler on Oct. 25.


Water needs you because you need water.


Montgomery County residents can receive free nitrate and iron screenings of their well water on Thursday, Nov. 3, from 4 to 6 p.m. The Test Your Well event also will provide free arsenic, copper and lead testing to the first 50 people. Learn more.


Residents of Miami County can bring well-water and soil samples for free testing on Monday, Nov. 14, at Miami East High School cafeteria, 3925 North State Route 589 in Casstown. The event will be held from 4:30 to 6:30. Get all of the details.


The next MCD Board of Directors meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 14.


August delivered an average of 5.96 inches of precipitation to the Great Miami River Watershed 2.87 inches above the monthly average. The high station was Miamisburg (9.11 inches), and the low station was Lakeview (3.49 inches). As of the end of August, the Great Miami River Watershed had received an average of 26.81 inches of precipitation in 2016 which is 1.33 inches below normal for this point in the calendar year.  

Most of us take water for granted. We expect safe, reliable water to flow from the tap. But what if it didn’t? A day without water is nothing short of a crisis. That's why MCD is participating in "Imagine a Day Without Water" campaign on Sept. 15


The Miami Conservancy District (MCD) has been named a bronze level Bike Friendly Business by the League of American Bicyclists.


What's a head for our region's weather.


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.


Climate change is it real? Does it matter?


Is water in the Great Miami River safe for recreation?


Upcoming events on MCD-controlled property

The Day Yoga Community Outreach's Happy Haunt 5K will be held on Saturday, Oct. 29, at 8 p.m. from Dayton Beer Company at 41 Madison Street to Island Park and back. For more information, contact Devon Schmidt at 937.829.5947.

Pirouettes & Vets 5K Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, Nov. 5 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Eastwood MetroPark. Contact Fred Hatton at 937.271.4986 for more information. The event is presented by JADE -- Youth Dance Group and Flight Dayton.

Girls on the Run 5K will be held on Sunday, Nov. 20, from 10 to 11 a.m. beginning at Welcome Stadium in Dayton. The event is sponsored by Girls on the Run of Dayton.

The Dayton Turkey Trot 5K and half marathon are set for Sunday, Nov. 27, from 7 to 11 a.m. at Welcome Stadium. Run the Dayton riverfront. Contact Josh Ruston at 630-803-6716 for more information. 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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