Eastwood MetroPark, located at 1385 Harshman Road, is a 437-acre park with a 185-acre lake. Located within the city limits of Dayton, the scenic Mad River offers a variety of water-based recreational opportunities. Spend a fun-filled day on the water boating, fishing, canoeing, or kayaking. In addition, events like boat races and festivals, including Paddle in the Park and Mountain Days Festival are held at Eastwood each year. This park is also home to the annual Midwest Outdoor Experience (formerly GearFest), a weekend-long festival celebrating outdoor recreation. Eastwood is a popular picnic place, and children are sure to enjoy the playgrounds near the beautiful shady picnic areas. There is a 3-mile loop trail which offers serene hiking opportunities on mostly level terrain. In addition to recreational uses, Eastwood Park is well known for its migratory bird populations, including waterfowl, osprey, shorebirds, and gulls, making it a great place for bird watching. Visit this Dayton Original and experience nature in your own unique way!