Daniel Carter Beard Riverwalk

The Daniel Carter Beard Riverwalk is a 5 mile hike featuring a stop at Daniel Carter Beard’s childhood home in Covington, Kentucky, the place where a young Dan Beard played in the woods developing a love of the outdoors that would one day become the foundation for the Boy Scouts of America.  Our hike will take you…

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American Discovery Trail

The American Discovery Trail stretches more then 6,800 miles and 15 states. It is system of recreational trails and roads which collectively form the only coast-to-coast hiking and biking trail across the United States. Complete an America Discovery Trail State in a Day Only seven miles of the American Discovery Trail cross Kentucky, but what a seven miles! The American Discovery Trail…

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Devou Park Trails

Hike and Bike Over 12 Miles of Trails in Northern Kentucky’s Largest Urban Park: With over 700 acres, Covington’s Devou Park offers an array of recreational  and entertainment opportunities including an 18-hole golf course, multiple playgrounds and picnic shelters, a collection of mature trees of various species, over twelve miles of mountain bike trails, two nature trails,…

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Riverfront Commons

Riverfront Commons is an 11.5 mile walking/ biking path that runs along the Ohio River from the city of Ludlow on the west to the city of Ft. Thomas on the east. Eco-system Restoration, Riverside Stabilization, Economic Development and Recreation are benefits from the development of this venue. Nodes (intersecting pathways) will provide connections to…

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Fort Thomas Trails

Fort Thomas with a large network of sidewalks, bike friendly streets, parks and wonderful restaurants and shops in its quaint but vibrant downtown makes a great destination for hiking and biking. Tower Park Trails Tower Park, with its namesake 102 foot tall stone water tower located at the park entrance, has an excellent network of hiking…

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Purple People Bridge

The Purple People Bridge is a half-mile long bicycle and pedestrian bridge connecting Newport, KY to Cincinnati, OH. The bridge opened on April 1, 1872, under the name Newport and Cincinnati Bridge, and was Cincinnati’s first railroad bridge spanning the Ohio River. Over the course of the next 35 years, the bridge would be retrofitted…

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Licking River Greenway

The Licking River Greenway and Trails is an effort to build an interconnected urban trail through the Licking River cooridor, connecting the cities of Covington, Taylor Mill, Wilder and Newport, Kentucky. When completed the trail system will span 12-14 miles. Covington Greenway The Licking River Greeway and Trail broke ground in Covington in 2010 and to…

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Dayton Flood Wall Trail

The Dayton Flood Wall Trail is an approximately two mile walking and cycling trail on the top of the Dayton, KY Flood wall. The trail starts on Berry Street and has a turn around at the Eastern Terminus of the flood wall in Dayton. The elevated nature of the trail offers fantastic views of the…

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Red Bike

Red Bike is a sharing program.Red Bike connects the attractions in the Southbank Cities to Cincinnati. It is a zero-hassle, zero-emissions way to get around town. Red Bike is a bike-sharing program that meets the transportation, health, and environmental needs of our communities. Southbank Red Bike Station Locations: Covington: Duveneck Square  31 W 7th Gateway College…

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Covington Bike-Centennial Tours

Explore Covington by Bike. Follow the map for a 10-mile, 5-mile or 2-mile ride around Covington, passing through diverse neighborhoods, past historic structures and along parks and green spaces. All three tours are perfect for a Red Bike rental at any of the Red Bike Stations listed on the map. Points of Interest 1. Covington Farmers Market…

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Newport Walking Tours

Take a relaxing walk through Gateway and Mansion Hill the two neighborhoods the comprise the East Row Historic District, the second largest historic district in Kentucky. A walk through the East Row’s tree-lined streets can transport you back to the late 19th Century. The neighborhood is a living display of distinct architectural styles — including Italianate, American…

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