About Us

The Friends of the Little Miami State Park (FLMSP) is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization working to maintain and improve the 50-mile Little Miami State Park paved trail. We work closely with the Ohio Dept. of Natural Resources to preserve the park’s natural river setting while creating a safe, enjoyable experience for all trail users.

FLMSP conforms to the highest industry standards applied to non-profits, making it well qualified for grant consideration and for donor confidence.  The Friends volunteer their labor and skills because we love the trail and want others to enjoy it as much as we do. 

Consider joining us on—or off—the trail.  We're always looking for volunteers.  You can pick up brush and litter on an Adopt-a-Trail team, share a special skill or resource in Special Ops, or help promote our work in the community and through media. Everyone is welcome; every effort helps.  The amount of time you devote is always your decision, and your work will always be sincerely appreciated. 

Fence Repair Photo Essay

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Last spring, a trail user informed Fence Repair Crew leader Rich Easterly of a partially dismantled fence along the trail near Spring Valley. Apparently the corner section of the fence was removed and laid aside in order to do some repair on the culvert. The fence section was left to rot on the ground.

Trail Closings & Alerts

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Fort Ancient area: The trail is CLOSED and IMPASSABLE between Senior Rd. and Route 355 now through the end of November. Notice the trail ending near the top of the aerial photo above.

Northernmost 6 miles: Intermittent, spot, temporary closures Oct. 17 - 21 as contractors for ODNR shore up embankments.

Shawnee Run, Milford: Good news: the trail is now OPEN in Milford with a walk-around detour in place around the failed culvert. 

Got Vampires? Here's Help . . .

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Thanks to a donation of scrap wood strips from Dave Mitchell of Paxton Lumber, the FLMSP Reforestation Team will have a supply of stakes for newly planted trees for several years.

New Historical Marker

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A local landmark that has puzzled trail users for decades is about to be recognized with an Ohio State Historical Marker.

Our Partners

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