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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.


Maple Sugar Days

Discover what makes this tradition so sweet.

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Parky's Farm

Spend a day down at the barnyard.

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2020 Motor Vehicle Permits

Your pass to 21 parks and preserves.

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Event Spaces

Whether you're planning a family reunion or corporate event, Great Parks has the space for you.

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upcoming Events

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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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