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Picnic in the Park

Picnic shelters and areas are available throughout the parks for your special day with family and friends. There are a variety of options to choose from that include reserved areas, first-come- first-serve areas, reserved shelters with catering services and reserved areas with recreation opportunities, like boat rides and softball fields.
Reservable Picnic Area Policies Downloadable Chart
Picnic Options
We offer 36 open-sided picnic shelters and two non-sheltered picnic areas, which may be reserved up to 12 months in advance.

All parks locations also have first-come-first-serve picnic areas that do not require a reservation. For more information, please call Great Parks Guest Services at 513-521-7275, Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.

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Picnic Packages with Recreation & Catering Options
There are several picnic packages available that include a variety of recreation and catering options.

Rental of the Clydesdale Shelter at Parky’s Farm with catering includes access to the farm animals that live on the 100-acre demonstration farm.

Clydesdale Shelter Policies
Rentals at Miami Whitewater Forest includes a variety of boat and bicycle rentals with choices of box lunches or grilled meals.

Rental of Triple Creek offers a complete catered meal under the picnic shelter with exclusive use of the baseball fields, along with access to a children’s playground, fishing pond, wiffleball fields and walking trail.

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Catering Options for Miami Whitewater Forest, Sharon Woods & Winton Woods
Great Parks Catering is available to provide your meal at any shelter reserved in Winton Woods, Sharon Woods or Miami Whitewater Forest.

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