Great Parks of Hamilton County
Our Mission is to preserve and protect natural resources and to provide outdoor recreation and education in order to enhance the quality of life for present and future generations.
Summer Concerts in the Park
Catch these free concerts, featuring talented bands from Greater Cincinnati!
Great Parks Job Fair
If you’re passionate about the outdoors, we want you on the Great Parks team!
The Mighty Pawpaw
Follow along for the fascinating history of Ohio’s state fruit, the pawpaw
Nature Center at the Summit
Discover something new at our nature center in Roselawn
From beginner to expert, our instructors will help you hit the water!
Upcoming Programs & Events
Get Your Annual Motor Vehicle Permit
A valid Motor Vehicle Permit is required to enter the parks. Cost for residents of Hamilton County: $10 annual/$5 daily; other visitors: $16 annual/$8 daily. Otto Armleder Memorial Park & Recreation Complex and Fernbank Park are cooperative ventures with the City of Cincinnati; therefore, a Motor Vehicle Permit is not required.