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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.



For updated information and program cancellations, visit greatparks.org/COVID-19

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Tips for Safe Winter Hiking

Our adventure experts share how to be safe and have fun during a winter hike.

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Enjoy free, online nature programming right from home!

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2021 Winter Hike Series

Registration begins December 1!

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Holiday Gift Packages

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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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