The Secret Garden Hike Near Cincinnati Will Make You Feel Like You’re In A Fairytale
Hiking through the woods, or even walking along one of the many paved trails throughout Cincinnati can be fun, but there’s something extra special about a hike that includes the beauty of a garden. Unless you live in Boone County, which is located just across the river in Northern Kentucky, you probably haven’t heard of Boone County Arboretum, also known as Central Park. This large park is known for several sports fields, but it also happens to be a walk-through garden that may just be the best-kept secret in the Cincinnati area. A walk through this foliage-filled park will make you feel like you’re in a fairy tale and is definitely worth a visit from across the river.
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Boone County Arboretum allows you to play in nature, and enjoy plenty of beautiful trees and plant life at the same time. Have you spent time admiring the natural beauty of this secret garden? Any other secret spots you like to hike? Let us know in the comments!
Boone County Arboretum/Central Park is located at 9190 Camp Ernst Rd., Union, Kentucky 41091. For more information, visit its website here.
And for more short hikes throughout Cincinnati, check out our previous article here.
A Cincinnati native who has lived in Kentucky for over 10 years, Andrea's heart belongs both in the Queen City and the Bluegrass State. After earning an education degree and working in that field for a number of years, Andrea began to pursue her passion for writing over 6 years ago. Since then she has written for a number of print and online publications, as well as published a children's book.
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