Before you head out into the parks, check here for the most up-to-date information on winter sport availability, road closures, construction projects and more.

  • Miami Whitewater Forest Wooded Horse Trails Closed

    October 25, 2021
    The wooded horse trails at Miami Whitewater Forest are closed.

  • Wet Playgrounds Closed

    June 16, 2021
    Due to hiring challenges, reduced staffing levels, and budgetary constraints, Great Parks of Hamilton County’s wet playgrounds at Winton Woods and Woodland Mound will not open in 2021. The Sharon Woods water feature play area for kids is running daily and will remain open since it does not require additional staffing.

  • Restrooms at Embshoff Woods Closed

     Restrooms at Embshoff Woods are currently closed and Port-O-Lets are available.

  • Armleder-Lunken Connector Trail Open for Weekend Use Only

    July 30, 2021
    The Armleder-Lunken Connector Trail will be open for weekend use only through August 2022 for the duration of the remaining construction of the Beechmont Bridge Connector Project. The trail will be closed during the week for construction. For your safety, we ask that all users stay off the trail during the work week when it is closed.

    Visit the Beechmont Bridge Connection Project webpage for more information.

  • COVID-19

    Great Parks continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation closely to determine timing of cancellations, closures and openings. Visit the COVID-19 page for updated closures and program cancellations. Note that information listed is subject to change as conditions change.

  • Oak Glen Nature Preserve Closed

    Oak Glen Nature Preserve is currently closed. For more information and updates, please click here.

Park Facilities


Athletic Fields: Visit our Athletics page for rain-out numbers for leagues at Miami Whitewater Forest, Triple Creek and Francis RecreAcres.


Boathouses: Open. For hours, click here.


Harbor Snack Bars: Open. For hours, click here.

  • The temperature must be higher than 60 degrees for harbor snack bars to open.


Restrooms & Drinking Fountains: Open

  • When nighttime temperatures dip below freezing, restrooms and drinking fountains must be winterized so that pipes don't freeze. Restrooms next to visitor centers and golf course pro shops remain open for public use year-round.


Trails: Open

  • The Armleder Trail Connection to Lunken is closed when the Ohio River level is at 38 feet. Otto Armleder Park & Recreation Complex closes when the river level is at 42 feet. See the National Weather Service for current and forecasted river levels.


Wet Playgrounds: Due to hiring challenges, reduced staffing levels, and budgetary constraints, Great Parks of Hamilton County’s wet playgrounds at Winton Woods and Woodland Mound will not open in 2021. The Sharon Woods water feature play area for kids is running daily and will remain open since it does not require additional staffing.