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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.


Summer Concert Series

Catch free concerts at your favorite Great Parks!

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Weekend in the 1800s

Experience life as an early Ohio settler.

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Burgers & Brews on the Lake

Lake views. Fifty West brews. Local tunes. All summer long.

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Local Food Connection

This farmers market is always open!

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The perfect weekend getaway – right in the heart of town.

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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: $15 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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