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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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Black History Month Celebration

Enjoy an evening celebrating the accomplishments of local Black environmentalists.

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Tee Times

Unwind with an afternoon at one of six beautiful golf courses.

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How to Spy Signs of Winter Wildlife

Be on the lookout for these signs of winter wildlife during your next trek outdoors.

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Parky's Farm

Spend a day with the family exploring the barnyard.

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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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