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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2023 Winter Hike Series

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

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2023 Winter hike series

Fall Flowering Plants

Delve into the ways Ohio plants survive through winter.

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Community Days at Great Parks fewleaf, sunflower and bee balm plants

Holiday Light Recycling

Recycle your broken holiday lights at select park locations.

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bundle of holiday lights


Grab your wheels and create your own adventure.

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bicyclist on paved trail in fall

Holiday Gift Packages

Give everyone on your list a way to enjoy the outdoors!

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Holiday Gift packages
Special Events Calendar
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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.

2023 Annual Motor Vehicle Permit

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