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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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Park Alerts & Updates

Before you head out, know the latest park information.

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Virtual School Field Trips

We bring the best of nature to you, wherever your classroom may be.

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Here for Time Out

Take a time out and reconnect with nature on these trails.

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Naturally Fit

Ramp up your workout routine right at home or at your favorite park.

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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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