Membership

Make the Most of Your Membership

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Make the Most of Your Nature Community

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Explore Two Dynamic Locations

Rowe Woods
4949 Tealtown Road, Milford
1,022 acres • 10 trails • 14.5 miles of hiking trails

Rowe Woods provides award-winning hiking trails, the Nature PlayScape, historic homes, and more! Be our guest at the Rowe Visitor Center—view exhibits, shop, bird-watch, or relax in the Whittaker Library. Our staff can set you on the right hiking path, answer your nature questions, tell you about upcoming programs, or help you check out an adventure pack for your child. 

Long Branch Farm & Trails
6926 Gaynor Road, Goshen
758 acres • 7 trails • 5.3 miles of hiking trails

Be sure to visit our second location accessible to members only! You'll find diverse hiking trails winding through forests, meadows, and streams. We repeatedly hear members say that Long Branch is a place of peace and serenity, a much-needed answer to our frenzied and technology-driven world. 

Access to Long Branch during open hours by scanning your member card at the entry gate. 

 

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Discover Ways to Get Involved

We offer diverse educational programs and fun-filled events for all ages, in every season! 

And MORE! Be sure to check our Things to Do pages or Program Calendar often for what's coming up!

Take on a Challenge

Purchase a Hike for Your Health passport at the Rowe Visitor Center. After completing each trail, bring it back for a boot stamp. Receive fun incentive prizes along the way, and become a Trailblazer when you finish all 17 trails! 

Find a Club or Group

Connect with like-minded people in a fun, group setting. Groups include Camera Club, Astronomy Club, Boomers & Beyond, Edible Plants and Foraging Group, and Project Feeder Watch. 

Volunteer with Us

Each year, more than 450 dedicated volunteers give thousands of hours of their time to teach visitors about nature, preserve and restore the land, and assist with events and administrative duties. They are important members of our community and play an integral role in our daily operations. Learn more about how you can become a volunteer.

Send Your Child to Nature School

Our Nature School is comprised of our highly rated Nature Preschool and a new kindergarten– 2nd grade program. Excellent academics and an innovative nature-based curriculum allow students to develop a life-long relationship with the natural world. 

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Share Nature with Others

Each member household receives 4 digital guest passes to share with family and friends (or 8 for 2-year members). 

  • Digital passes cannot be printed. They are issued to your member record.
  • Each pass is applicable for one adult, one senior, or one child admission.
  • Redeem passes one at a time or all at once.
  • Digital passes cannot be given away. Guests must visit with you.
  • They are not valid during special events.
  • They are not replaceable. 

To redeem a guest pass, simply tell gatehouse staff that you have a guest with you. If you need to know the current status on passes, contact our Membership office between 10 am-5 pm, seven days a week, at (513) 965-4893 or membership@cincynature.org.

 

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Conserve Our Natural Environment

This land is a nature preserve, home for the flora and fauna that live upon it. It's up to you to be a mindful steward of the land, so our resources are protected and habitat is preserved now and for generations to come. Help us to protect our natural treasures. 

Trail Rules

Learn how you can enjoy your time outdoors responsibly and with minimum impact to the land by reading and respecting our trail rules. You can also find these rules on our trail maps and kiosks on site. 

Pet Rules

We welcome leashed and registered pets on our trails! We expect members to protect this privilege by following our pet rules. You can also find these posted on our trail maps and on site. These rules are in place to keep visitors, wildlife, and pets safe, and ensure a safe, clean, and enjoyable hiking experience for everyone. 

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Visit Throughout the Seasons!

Please be mindful of our fluctuating grounds hours, applicable for both locations. Hours are determined by sunrise and sunset time tables. For your safety, we do not allow hiking after hours. 

Hours of Operation

January 8 am-5:30 pm
February 8 am-6 pm
March 8 am-7:30 pm
April 8 am-8 pm
May 7 am-8:30 pm
June 7 am-9 pm
July 7 am-9 pm
August 7 am-8:30 pm
September 8 am-7:30 pm
October 8 am-7 pm
November 8 am-5 pm
December 8 am-5pm 

Rowe Visitor Center: 9 am-5 pm

The Nature Shop: 10 am-5 pm

Membership Desk: 10 am-5 pm

The Rowe Visitor Center and The Nature Shop are closed on New Year's Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. 

All grounds are fully closed on Christmas. 

Membership Office

Open 10 am-5 pm daily at the Rowe Visitor Center. 
(513) 965-4893 • membership@cincynature.org