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Area Tourism

waterfall into pool

Indian Mound Reserve

Indian Mound Reserve is a 169-acre park that’s managed by the Greene County park district. Among the historic features are:

  • Williamson Mound: a Native American earthen mound constructed by the Adena culture between 500 B.C. and 100 A.D.
  • Pollock Works: a Native American earthen wall constructed by the Hopewell culture between 100 B.C. and 500 A.D.
  • A historic log cabin
  • Cedar Cliff Falls, a wonderful lookout point too!

Natural features include Massie Creek Gorge, cliffs, slump blocks, white cedar, wildflowers, ferns, and a small wetland. The park includes about four miles of hiking trails with several footbridges and stairs.

The Historic Clifton Mill

The Historic Clifton Mill is one of the largest water-powered grist mills still in existence. The first mill at this site was built in 1802 by Owen Davis, a Revolutionary War soldier and frontiersman miller. The mill was built in this location to take advantage of the natural power of the concentrated water funneled into the gorge.

historic clifton mill on the river
bridge through a forest

Clifton Gorge

Thousands of years ago ice sheets and glaciers descended on Ohio, but thanks to Campbell Hill (Ohio's High Point), the glaciers were forced to split into two lobes. The resulting valley in-between became a massive channel for glacial melt-water, funneling the water south to carve one of Ohio's most majestic geologic features: Clifton Gorge. Don't miss it!

Village of Yellow Springs

Yellow Springs' free-spirited history is reflected in its many storefronts, eateries, and inhabitants. Bright colors adorn most buildings. Many cafes serve only locally-grown food. Progressive, artistic, and a real throw-back to 1969. Everyone's favorite weekend place!

map of yellow springs
Glen Helen waterfall over rocks

Glen Helen Forest Preserve

Located in the Village of Yellow Springs, the Glen is a "Living Sanctuary," forever protected in the memory of Helen Birch Bartlett. It is a natural classroom, where students and the public can learn about the environment and how to live with Earth in mind.

It is an outdoor laboratory, where ecological and environmental research helps us better understand the world around us. You'll find the actual "Yellow Springs" located here, forest hiking trails, as well as an amazing Raptor Center which cares for injured birds.

National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

The National Museum of the United States Air Force is the official museum of the United States Air Force located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.

It is the oldest and largest military aviation museum in the world, with more than 360 aircraft and missiles on display, in addition to an actual NASA space shuttle trainer. Thirty-five (35) minutes from Hearthstone.

US Air Force plane

Hearthstone Inn & Suites

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