You can surely impress your pup with all the camping, hiking, bird watching, picnicking, and fossil viewing at the Falls of Ohio State Park. Your pooch can follow his nose on one of the trails, patiently wait as you grill up some burgers with your friend, or sit calmly next to you as you peer through binoculars.
No matter what, you and your pup can find something you'd enjoy at this park. The Falls of Ohio State Park offers several trails to traverse. The Ohio River Greenway is a paved trail for non-motorized traffic and the whole trip is three miles or 1.5 one way. Another trail you could try is the Woodland Loop Trail and is an easy hike with minimal incline and a distance of half a mile.
The great thing about the Woodland Loop Trail is that you can see so many different plants along the trail. You can enjoy the beautiful scope of nature and your pup can sniff everything your pup's nose can. The Falls of Ohio State Park also features picnic grounds, where you and your friends can gather to make some lunch or dinner.
There are tables scattered throughout the park for your use that are on a first come, first serve basis. Pavillions or trees cover some tables, so if it is a hot day, try to snag one of those. Make sure whatever you carry in you carry out and don't leave behind any trash. The park warns about strong breezes along the water, so be mindful of napkins or garbage blowing away.
Wherever you are in the park, make sure your tail wagging friend is on a leash no longer than six feet. If you're camping or exploring the park after a picnic, you cannot leave your pup unattended. Your furry friend cannot remain tied up and alone while at the park. Also be sure to pack enough plastic poop bags so you can practice carry in-carry out with anything your pup might leave behind.