Smale Riverfront Park, Cincinnati

Smale Riverfront Park, Cincinnati (must see)

Smale Riverfront Park is a park located on the bank of the Ohio River between Paul Brown Stadium and the Great American Ballpark. The park connects Bicentennial Commons and Sawyer Point to create almost three miles of green space along the river.

Smale Riverfront Park was created through a $20 million gift from John G. Smale, former CEO of Procter & Gamble. He gifted the funds for the park in honor of his wife, Phyllis.

Construction on the park began in 2008. It opened to the public in May 2012 though construction was not completed until 2015. The 40 acres of park include bike and walking trails, boat docks, playgrounds, water features, a promenade, festival space and a carousel.

Tourists of the city enjoy Smale Riverfront Park for the spectacular views of the river and easy access to downtown Cincinnati. It is a good stopping place while visiting Cincinnati's numerous historic sites and entertainment venues.

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Smale Riverfront Park on Map

Sight Name: Smale Riverfront Park
Sight Location: Cincinnati, USA (See walking tours in Cincinnati)
Sight Type: Park/Outdoor
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