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July
25

Pack a lunch and hit the outdoors with these local spots perfect for picnicking.

If you're looking at Beavercreek homes for sale for a place to hang your hat, good for you. Beavercreek has so much to offer in the way of local schools, dining, entertainment, recreation, and more. And it probably doesn't come as a surprise to you that Beavercreek offers some very fine outdoor settings. Just drive around and check out the many parks for walking, cycling, and enjoying nature.

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October
25

Fall might be the most beautiful time of the year because of the leaves. Here are Beavercreek trails where you can enjoy the changing of colors.

You just can't beat Ohio for enjoyable fall weather. New England may get most of the props for fall color, but as our REALTORS® in the Beavercreek area are thrilled to tell you, you don't have to go that far to enjoy fall color and a bracing walk. Whether you've just moved into the house you bought from Beavercreek homes for sale or Xenia homes for sale, or you're listing your home and need a bit of a break while you pack up your house in preparation for your next move, a walk in one of our beautiful Greene County parks is just what you need to get the blood circulating and to clear your head.

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March
22

We've all learned the importance of having access to the outdoors. Beavercreek has numerous trails for you to enjoy this coming spring.

If you're looking at Beavercreek homes for sale, be sure to look beyond the property boundaries and check out the fabulous nearby natural world. These days, we've all learned the desirability of having access to outdoor venues where we can walk, run, bike, or take Rover for an outing. It's the wise homeowner who chooses to live in an area rich with outdoor resources.

Beavercreek has a number of tree-filled parks for residents to enjoy. Residents will not only have miles of trails where they can improve health and fitness, but will also have plentiful green space for picnics and play. Our REALTORS® recommend you check out these trails.

  1. Beavercreek Wetlands Reserve Creekside Bike Trail, 1153 North Fairfield Road, Beavercreek 45432
    The Beavercreek Wetlands Association encompasses a complex of trails, a creek, meadows, wetlands, and more. Enjoy more than 3.5 miles of gravel trails, plus 1.5 miles of bikeway, flat and hard-surfaced, as you ride the Creekside Bike Trail. Many species of wildlife can be found here, including birds and small mammals. In spring, see a wide variety of wildflowers, plus species of trees that are typical of our region, such as sycamore, ash, honey locust, and box elder.

  2. Beavercreek Wetlands Nature Reserve, 2095 Dayton Xenia Rd., Dayton 45434
    The 76-acre Beavercreek Wetlands Nature Reserve is north of Phillips Park and Rotary Park. The trail through the floodplain woodlands, marsh, wet prairies, scrub shrub wetlands and woodland pools is only a 1.76-mile loop, but it packs in a rich experience of the wetlands habitat and bird species. No facilities, but do come with binoculars and a camera to observe the avian visitors.

  3. Russ Nature Center, 2380 Kemp Creek Road, Beavercreek 45431
    Russ Nature Center offers four miles of trails, winding through woods and meadows. Need a place to unwind? It's a perfect setting for taking a break from all your stresses, or just taking a quiet walk with a friend or a loved one. The kids can expend energy in the Lovely Nature Playscape, a wooded playground featuring natural climbing structures. Learn about indigenous trees as you walk along the tree trail. Your family can also learn about beekeeping by visiting an apiary located in the park.

  4. Sweet Arrow Reserve, 789 Little Sugarcreek Road, Dayton, 45440
    Sweet Arrow Reserve
    consists of nearly 263 acres of prairies, meadows, and woodlands. Visitors can hike seven different trail loops, ranging from a half mile to 1.5 miles in length. Highlights of the hike include two famous historic trees, a white ash and a hollowed-out sycamore.

  5. Narrows Reserve, 2575 Indian Ripple Rd., Xenia 45385
    Enjoy six miles of trails as they wind along the Little Miami River when you visit the Narrows Reserve  in Greene County. Get to know woods and meadows as you walk along. Launch a canoe or kayak in the river. Visit the Raptor Aviary and get to know some of the indigenous raptors in our area. The nature center is currently closed but keep checking back for when it reopens. Also, learn how to care for bees and harvest honey from an apiary managed by the Greene County Beekeepers Association.

Need help getting acquainted with the Beavercreek and Dayton areas? Contact Wright-Patt Realty today so we can get started.

January
4

Winter Weather Hiking - Beavercreek, OH | Wright-Patt Realty

Oh, the weather outside isn't too frightful. In fact, our REALTORS ® love the winter season around Beavercreek. The white snow peacefully blankets our favorite green spaces, inviting us to see a new side to our most traveled trails. Are you looking to get a breath of fresh air in this winter wonderland? Then lace up your boots and enjoy the winter weather on a hike at one of these trails around Beavercreek.

  1. Creekside Reserve — 761 Factory Rd., Beavercreek, OH 45434
    If you've toured any of our Beavercreek homes for sale, then you've probably seen the Little Beaver Creek and Beaver Creek waters flowing downstream. They converge right outside of the aptly named Creekside Reserve. This is known as one of the most beautiful outdoor areas, not only in Beavercreek, but in all of Ohio. The hiking trails will take you through meadows and forests, placing you right alongside the serene Little Beaver Creek.

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October
12

Fall Family Fun - Beavercreek, OH - Wright-Patt Realty

Halloween is almost here, and that means it's time for some fall-themed family fun. This includes carving pumpkins, going on hayrides, and finding the area's best corn mazes!

We love the holiday season in the Beavercreek area! Our REALTORS® always enjoy exploring local festivals and area pumpkin patches so they can share their best finds with new residents. Here are a few that they recommend visiting this year. 

  • Lucas Bros. Fall Fest 2020: 3229 Ferry Rd., Bellbrook, OH 45305
    Lucas Bros. Fall Fest is a fun, family-friendly event that runs every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from September 25th through November 1st. Some of the activities you'll find here include a pick-your-own pumpkin patch, farm animal interactions, and a free straw maze. If you have some time to spare, plan to take a hayride through the woods, and get lost in the almost 5-acre corn maze. 

    This picturesque farm is a short drive from Kettering, Springboro, and the surrounding Dayton area. It's also not far from some of the best Bellbrook homes for sale.

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July
6

Camping - Beavercreek, OH - Wright-Patt Realty

There is a lot to be said for fresh air and sunshine. If you are feeling a bit couped up and ready to break out of quarantine, our REALTORS® recommend packing the family up and heading for the hills. There are plenty of fabulous campgrounds within a short drive from Beavercreek where the whole family can stretch their legs and relax.

  • Frontier Campground - 9580 Collett Rd, Waynesville, OH 45068
    Got an RV in the driveway that you want to break in for the season? The Frontier Campground is open for business and ready for you to pull in. You can also set yourself up in one of the many cabins they offer. You can drop a line into Spring Valley Wildlife Lake, enjoy a bike ride down the Little Miami Scenic Trail, and much more while you are there.

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March
2

Running Trails - Beavercreek, OH - Wright-Patt Realty

Spring is in the air, and it's time to hit the trails! Whether it's a leisurely jog or training for your next 5K, our REALTORS® are excited about all the opportunities the Beavercreek area offers. Now that warm weather is on the way, be sure to check out these great running trails in and around Beavercreek, Ohio.

  • Russ Nature Preserve - 2380 Kemp Road, Beavercreek, OH 45431
    Offering access to four miles of trails that meander through picturesque meadows and woods, Russ Nature Preserve is one of the top outdoor destinations in Greene County. The land was gifted to the county by Fritz and Dolores Russ in 2008 and has become a local favorite running spot near these Beavercreek homes for sale. In addition to running and hiking trails over gently rolling terrain, the preserve offers a rustic, all-natural playscape for kids, and is home to an apiary operated by the Greene County Beekeepers Association.

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October
7

Beavercreek Pumpkin Patches - Wright-Patt Realty

Poor Linus wouldn't have to wait so long for the Great Pumpkin if he moved into one of the beautiful Beavercreek homes for sale. Find the perfect jack-o-lantern or holiday table centerpiece at these great pumpkin patches around Beavercreek.

  • Katie's Pumpkin Barn - 2128 New Germany Trebein Road, Xenia, OH 45385
    The family team behind Katie's Pumpkin Barn started out 22 years ago selling pumpkins from their driveway not far from Xenia homes for sale. Today mom Laurie works the field while daughter Katie handles the barn. Try your hand solving the puzzle of the all-ages corn maze added this year. Whenever possible, the farm animals will be outside the barn for feeding and photo opportunities. Katie's is open 10:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. daily until the end of October.

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September
3

Beavercreek Popcorn Festival - Wright-Patt Realty

Summer is drawing to a close in Greene County, but that doesn't mean all the fun is over for the year. In fact, our REALTORS® are still looking forward to one of our favorite events of the year—the Beavercreek Popcorn Festival.

This annual tradition has become a treasured local event, and we can't wait to see what this year's festival brings. Here's what you can expect from the Beavercreek Popcorn Festival in 2019!

A Beavercreek Tradition

The Beavercreek Popcorn Festival has been going strong for more than 30 years and has become the event that many Ohioans look forward to all summer long. And since parts of the 2018 Popcorn Festival were unexpectedly canceled due to stormy weather, the 2019 iteration of the event is more hotly anticipated than ever!

Taking place the weekend after Labor Day (September 7th and 8th, 2019), the Beavercreek Popcorn Festival offers two full days packed with live entertainment, games, vendors, activities for the whole family, and lots of food and drink. And it probably goes without saying that if you like popcorn, you'll love this festival. 

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August
5

 

Golf Courses Around Beavercreek, OH - Wright-Patt Realty

Fore! August is National Golf Month, and our REALTORS® are ready to get out onto the greens for a few rounds of golf. The sport of golf dates back to the 15th century in Scotland, but it's popularity in the United States led to the founding of National Golf Month in 1993. The Professional Golfer's Association of America believes that men and women of all ages and skill levels can have an exciting time from the range to the putting green. We invite you to grab your clubs, book a tee time, and enjoy 18 holes at one of these great golf courses around Beavercreek.

  1. Beavercreek Golf Club — 2800 New Germany Trebein Road, Beavercreek, OH 45431
    The premier public golf course located very close to Beavercreek homes for sale is one of the best places to play according to Golf Digest. Don't just take their word for it—book a tee time at the Beavercreek Golf Club and check out the course for yourself. Challenging for aspiring pros yet relaxing for those who love starting their day with a quick round, you'd be hard-pressed to find a better golfing experience in Ohio.

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July
1

Green County Fairs and Festivals - Wright-Patt Realty

Summer in Greene County is a wonderful time to explore local communities and enjoy some of the biggest local events of the year. From fantastic 4th of July celebrations to the legendary Greene County Fair and the flavorful Kickin' Chicken Wings Fest, there's truly something for every resident and visitor to enjoy.

Whether you're new to the area or a long-time resident, these events are the ideal chance to see what makes life in Greene County so special. Our REALTORS® are ready for summer fun, and we've got the details on three great events coming to Greene County this summer.

Family-Friendly Festivities Around Greene County

  • City of Beavercreek 4th of July Parade & Fireworks – Rotary Park, 2260 Dayton Xenia Road, Beavercreek | 6 - 10:30 p.m. July 4
    You won't have to travel far from Beavercreek homes for sale to enjoy a memorable, family-friendly 4th of July celebration. The City of Beavercreek 4th of July Parade & Fireworks bookend a full day of fun in the city. Start your evening by taking in the parade which starts at 6 p.m., featuring appearances from local non-profit organizations, businesses, clubs, and neighborhood groups. Once the parade is complete, head over to Rotary Park, where you'll find a full evening of family fun. The party at the park features live entertainment throughout the evening, great food, and a children's play area packed with entertaining activities. Close out the evening with a truly spectacular fireworks show at 10 p.m.—the perfect way to cap off a day of patriotic fun in Beavercreek.

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June
10

Fishing Areas Around Beavercreek - Wright-Patt Realty

National Go Fishing Day is coming up on June 18th, and if you ever needed an extra excuse to cast a line in the Beavercreek area, this is it! You'll find some truly extraordinary fishing opportunities nearby, and our REALTORS® have a few ideas if you're looking for a place to do some fishing near Beavercreek, Ohio this summer. 

  1. Dominick Lofino Park - 640 Grange Hall Road, Beavercreek, OH
    Just a short drive from numerous Beavercreek homes for sale, this quiet park is a perfect place for a family fishing trip. The seven-acre lake at Dominick Lofino Park offers an abundance of bass and panfish, with ample access including a fishing platform and a trail along the shore. The park also offers a playground and picnic area and hosts an annual kids' fishing derby every spring, which is free to enter and offers a great opportunity to introduce the next generation to the sport of fishing.  

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