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.

Protect Your Wild

Join us at Winton Woods Harbor on Saturday, April 20 for a celebratory day of volunteering, eco-education, and family-friendly fun!

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Booth at Protect Your Wild event

Sharon Lake Improvement Project

This project will improve the health of the lake and increase recreation opportunities.  

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Sharon Woods Lake

Volunteer With Us

Your actions make a big difference in our big lands.

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Nature Center at the Summit

Discover something new at our nature center in Roselawn!

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archery club

Total Eclipse of the Park

Embark on a celestial journey with the much-anticipated 2024 Total Solar Eclipse!

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Visit Great Parks

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.

2024 Annual Motor Vehicle Permit