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Carriage Hill MetroPark Farm

Description:  1880s farm and visitor center set in a 900 acre park.  Staff and volunteers follow seasonal farming activities
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How to find: 
Address:
7800 East Shull Road
Dayton, OH 45424

(East Shull Road & Route 201
Huber Heights)

Parent Organization:
Five Rivers MetroParks

Contacts
Phone 937 879-0461
fax 937 879-8904
URL(s)
Five Rivers MetroParks
http://www.metroparks.org/_carriageHill/carriageHill.aspx
Hours:
Dates Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Visitor Center
Year Round
1-5 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-5 1-5
Season  Closed Christmas, NY Day, grounds open year round 8-dusk
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Admission:
Criteria
Child

Student

Adult

Senior

Groups

As of FEB 2008  Free    Free    
Special Fees:
Additional Group Info:
Special Tours & Pricing:
Reservation Contact:
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have: Stop in Visitor Center, let the kids use the interactive exhibit, then tour the farm and watch activities of a century ago.  Special demonstrations on Sundays
Big Events: Suggested Stay:
Period 1880s Structures Type of Site
Buildings:  House (1836), bank barn, blacksmith shop, woodshop, other barns
Interpreters:  Yes Craftspeople:
Special Programs:
Kid Friendly: animals, interactive exhibits in visitor center
On Site Amenities:
Eating Picnic Vending/
Snacks
Cafeteria

 Restaurant

Name  Yes, near the lake, 2 shelters Weekend Snack Bar
Hours Saturday-Sunday
Type of food
Shopping Gift Shop(s) Specialty Shops Other Shopping
Name/hours Country Store    
Merchandise gifts    
Sleeping Camping/RV

Cabins

Hotel/Motel

Name Redbird Camp Site    
Capacity/Availability groups only    
Reservations/Contact Visitor center    
Recreation

Hiking

Swimming Athletic Other
Description  5 miles of trails    Cross Country Skiing  Horseback Riding, Fishing, Ice Skating on lake
Availability        call
Contact        937 878-8940
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Nearby Attractions:

Historical

Description

Contact

Address

Sunwatch Prehistoric Indian Village Museum
Wright State University Art Galleries Museum
Dayton Art Institute Museum
Carillon Historical Park Museum
Boonshoft Museum of Discovery Science
Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park Specialty Museum
National Aviation Hall of Fame Specialty Museum
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Recreational  
Amusement  
Outdoor Recreation  
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Contact
Camping/RV  
     

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937 767-1761
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937 866-2288
Natty's B&B 108 East Valley Street
Spring Valley OH 45370
937 862-5225
Yesterday B&B 39 South Main Street
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937 433-0785
Hotel/Motel  

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Best Western Inn 800 North Broad Street
Fairborn OH 45324
937 879-3920
Comfort Inn 7907 Brandt Pike
Dayton OH 45424
937 237-7477
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Fairborn OH 45324
937 879-7666
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937 233-1836
Falcon Inn 36 North Broad Street
Fairborn OH 45324
937 879-3711
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Dayton OH 45424
937 235-2000
Sunset Inn 15 South Broad Street
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937 878-4438
Super 8 Motel 8110 Old Troy Pike
Dayton OH 45424
937 237-1888
Travelodge 7911 Brandt Pike
Dayton OH 45424
937 236-9361
Wright Motel 18 South Broad Street
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937 878-9395
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Best Local Information:
Name, brief description Address Phone, E-mail, URL
Discovery Guide    www.physics.ohio-state.edu/~discover/Guide/carriage.html
Dayton Audubon Society    www.dayton.net/Audubon/carghl.htm
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Last Update: 01/09/2010

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