Xenia Township has some special and interesting features a well as welcoming homes. Here are some of the Xenia parks, preserves and a national monument that make the area memorable.
Spring Valley Wildlife Area
Spring Valley Wildlife Area offers Xenia Township and surrounding area with great recreational opportunities. The 842 acres offers hunting, fishing, archery, and a shooting range just eight miles south of Xenia. The southern part of the area is a 150-acre lake and marsh area. You’ll see some of the 230 species that call the wildlife area home from the boardwalk and observation tower. There are fields and brushy areas that provide for excellent pheasant and deer hunting.
John Bryan State Park
The Little Miami River cut a beautiful and scenic gorge through this park. Boating through the gorge and fish the designated state/national scenic river. If you prefer hiking, there are 9 trails that wind through the 752-acre park. Two trails are open for bicycles. In the summer, enjoy nature programs, disc golf and picnic areas complete with tables, grills, and latrines. In the winter, there is sledding and cross-country skiing.
Clifton Gorge State Nature Preserve
This 268-acre preserve includes another of the spectacular gorges cut by the Little Miami River. The preserve includes short trails to see several Little Miami falls as the preserve’s spectacular spring wildflowers and beautiful forests.
Sara Lee Arnovitz Nature Preserve
The Sara Lee Arnovitz Nature Preserve is a tiny 42-acre wetland. A boardwalk lets you explore the wetland and keep your feet dry. Excellent birdwatching and photography opportunities in a peaceful forest/wetland setting.
Col. Charles Young House
The Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument is one of the newest national monuments. Colonel Charles Young was an amazing person. He was born into slavery in 1864. Colonel Young was the third African-American to graduate from West Point, and the first African-American national park superintendent and military-attaché. He was also the highest ranking African-American in the US Army at the time. Later, Colonel Young was a military science professor at Wilberforce University. Discover his life at his home and learn about the Buffalo Soldiers who helped to settle the western frontier.
Xenia Township is a beautiful, historic and thoroughly modern place. If you’d like to check out the homes in Xenia Township, give me a call. I’d love to show you around.
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