Great Parks

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.

Holidays on the Farm

Enter a World of Wintry Enchantment

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Community Days

Experience all that the parks have to offer at no cost.

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Bill Schott’s Holiday Train Display

It’s all aboard to see this magical wintry train scene beginning November 25!

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Bill Schott holiday train display
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Easy Fall Nature Crafts

Get creative with the natural items around your yard.

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Dog Parks

Bring your four-legged friend to a park of their own!

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2023 Winter Hike Series

Hit the trails with us for challenging hikes – Registration opens December 1.

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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.

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