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Strengthening Connections Between Parks

McIntosh Park is one of the most hoppin’ and exciting parks in Dayton. Sitting above the mouth of the Wolf Creek, McIntosh Park offers a spray park and playground for the kids, basketball courts, and a picnic shelter that fills the air with the sweet aroma of barbecue all summer long. The park is across Edwin C. Moses Boulevard from …

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Riverfront Plan’s Implementation Strategy

The Dayton Riverfront Plan (DRP) proposes over 90 projects within five corridors along 15 miles of waterway covering over 4,000 acres. How could we possibly get all of this done? With partnerships and perseverance. And it’s already happening. The Dayton Riverfront Plan’s nine partners—City of Dayton, Five Rivers MetroParks, Miami Conservancy District, along with CityWide Development Corporation, Downtown Dayton Partnership, …

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Vision Taking Shape for Sunrise MetroPark

One of the most ambitious proposals of the Dayton Riverfront Plan is the transformation of Sunrise MetroPark and Sunset Park, parks complimenting each other on either side of the river west of downtown. The big idea is that this portion of the river, which has historically divided our segregated community between east and west, White and Black, evolves to become …

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2021 Efforts Underway

In the last year, despite the need to turn our attention to staying safe and helping our neighbors and community through the COVID-19 pandemic, the partners in the Dayton Riverfront Plan (Five Rivers MetroParks, City of Dayton, the Miami Conservancy District, and six other local agencies) were able to continue moving forward with much of the exciting work on the …