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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.

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Summer Concerts in the Park

Catch these free concerts, featuring talented bands from Greater Cincinnati!

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Summer Concerts in the Park
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Great Parks Job Fair

If you’re passionate about the outdoors, we want you on the Great Parks team!

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Join the Great Parks Teams
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The Mighty Pawpaw

Follow along for the fascinating history of Ohio’s state fruit, the pawpaw

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Pawpaw Fruit
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Nature Center at the Summit

Discover something new at our nature center in Roselawn

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Great Parks Nature Center at the Summit
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Paddling Opportunities

From beginner to expert, our instructors will help you hit the water!

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Paddling at Great Parks of Hamilton County

Movies in the Park

Come out to enjoy free films for viewers of all ages.

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Movies in the Park
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Upcoming Programs & Events

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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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2022 Annual Motor Vehicle Permit

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