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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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Connect with Nature Senior Series

Bring your family out for an afternoon of fun during this free nature series!

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Pride in the Outdoors

In honor of Pride Month, we're celebrating local individuals who have a passion for the outdoors.

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Kids Outdoor Adventure Expo

Join the largest free outdoor education event for children in the Midwest!

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Wildlife

Here for you, here for the animals that call Great Parks home.

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Event Spaces

Corporate outings, weddings, family reunions – host your next event at Great Parks.

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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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