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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.


Root Ball

Be a part of this gala honoring community conservation stewards.

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Experimenting with Potatoes

Follow along as we share the trials and successes of experimenting with potato plants.

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Highfield Discovery Garden

Explore the whimsy of nature at this children's garden.

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Connect with Nature Senior Series

Bring your family out for an afternoon of fun during our newest nature series!

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We Want to Hear From You

Are Great Parks important to you and your family? We want to hear about it!

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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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