Corporate Events

Corporate Events and Meetings at Cincinnati Nature Center

Hold your next meeting, retreat, or business event surrounded by the splendor of nature’s forests! Multiple scientific studies have proven that being in nature can increase creativity, reduce stress and boost energy levels. A corporate meeting at the Nature Center may be just what your employees need to re-energize their productivity! Make your event even more memorable with a customized trail hike or presentation by Nature Center staff.

Krippendorf Lodge viewing from the righthand side over the terrace. It's surrounded by newly green leaves.

Krippendorf Lodge

Featuring exceptional indoor and outdoor spaces, the Krippendorf Lodge can accommodate groups of eight to 70 indoors with three wood-paneled rooms, which can be flexibly joined together as one open space or remain as separate, private meeting areas. An expansive stone terrace, protected from the elements with a custom-designed awning, and a large covered porch can accommodate groups of up to 220 for seated meals and presentations.

Groesbeck Estate, viewed from the left. There are green plants in front and you can see the walkway to the front door.

Groesbeck Estate

Completely renovated in 2016, this English Manor Country Home can accommodate groups of eight to 40 indoors with two separate meeting rooms. From April to October, groups of up to 120 can enjoy the stunning views of the adjacent woodlands on the covered Tritsch Terrace in the back of the building. Several outdoor areas can serve as additional meeting spaces for smaller gatherings or break-out sessions.

Rowe Visitor Center Auditorium

With vaulted ceilings and an abundance of natural light, the Rowe Visitor Center Auditorium can accommodate up to 100 people. The open space can be arranged in a variety of configurations with tables and chairs or in a theater-style format.

Fernwood Shelter

For more casual meetings, Fernwood Shelter provides an ideal, natural setting for groups up to 75 people. Surrounded by lawn and with easy access to hiking trails, the shelter is equipped with eight picnic tables and a full prep kitchen.


For more information or to schedule tours of any of these rental facilities, contact Julie Rotz at 513-831-1711 ext 412 or email