A snow-covered tour of the Miami County Park District’s Greenville Falls Scenic Preserve


Greenville Falls is a wonderful place to visit, winter or summer.

Greenville Falls is a wonderful place to visit, winter or summer.


Mike Ullery | Daily Call

The foundation of the old ice house lies, covered in snow, above Greenville Falls on January 4, 2017.


Mike Ullery | Daily Call

Hundreds of frozen icicles hang from the rocky ledges above the Miami County Park District's Greenville Falls on January 4, 2018


Mike Ullery | Daily Call

The Miami County Park District's Greenville Falls is nearly frozen solid as a cold snap grips the area. Above the frozen falls are the remains of the old wooden dam.


Mike Ullery | Daily Call

Recent cold weather has frozen all but a small portion of Greenville Falls near Covington


Mike Ullery | Daily Call

COVINGTON – One of the Miami County Park District treasures is Greenville Falls Scenic Preserve near Covington.

The park has two access sites, one off Covington-Gettysburg Road and another off Rangeline Road.

The park is most known for the falls, located along Greenville Creek. The Covington-Gettysburg parking area has trails that lead to a falls overlook.

For those who wish to do a bit of hiking, the Rangeline Road parking area, located just south of the DP&L electric substation, trails wind there way through the woods to the river. Along the way are the remains of one of the county’s first power manufacturing sluces and the foundation of an original ice house, used to store ice cut from the river for later use.

The river just below the falls is a well-known fishing hole during warmer months.

During the winter, the park offers scenic views such as large icicles, some as long as 20 feet in length form under the overhanging rock ledges.

A short distance above the falls is the remains of a wooden dam that once helped to control the waters of Greenville Creek.

Greenville Falls is a wonderful place to visit, winter or summer.
http://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2018/01/web1_MU2_2135201814155838438.jpgGreenville Falls is a wonderful place to visit, winter or summer. Mike Ullery | Daily Call

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The foundation of the old ice house lies, covered in snow, above Greenville Falls on January 4, 2017.
http://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2018/01/web1_MU2_213820181416048607.jpgThe foundation of the old ice house lies, covered in snow, above Greenville Falls on January 4, 2017.Mike Ullery | Daily Call

Hundreds of frozen icicles hang from the rocky ledges above the Miami County Park District’s Greenville Falls on January 4, 2018
http://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2018/01/web1_MU2_214720181416120813.jpgHundreds of frozen icicles hang from the rocky ledges above the Miami County Park District’s Greenville Falls on January 4, 2018Mike Ullery | Daily Call

The Miami County Park District’s Greenville Falls is nearly frozen solid as a cold snap grips the area. Above the frozen falls are the remains of the old wooden dam.
http://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2018/01/web1_MU2_215320181416151154.jpgThe Miami County Park District’s Greenville Falls is nearly frozen solid as a cold snap grips the area. Above the frozen falls are the remains of the old wooden dam.Mike Ullery | Daily Call

Recent cold weather has frozen all but a small portion of Greenville Falls near Covington
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