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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.


Go Big Day!

Celebrate the new Beechmont Connector Trail with us at this free event!

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Go Big Day

Ohio Spiders Found During Fall

Nature Interpreter Paul shares why it seems like you’re noticing more spiders in fall.

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Orbweaver Spider Web

Great Parks Nature Center at the Summit

Discover something new at our nature center in Roselawn!

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Connect with Nature Senior Series

Seniors, bring the whole family out for this free nature program.

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connect with nature senior series

Charley Harper Products

Shop a selection of adornments from renowned wildlife artist Charley Harper

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charley harper bluebird glass ornament
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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.

2022 Annual Motor Vehicle Permit

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