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.

  • COVID-19

    Great Parks is continuing to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic closely and will make adjustments as necessary, with guidance from Center for Disease Control and Hamilton County Public Health.

  • Embshoff Woods Closed

    Embshoff Woods is closed May 11-12 and May 16-19 while contractors install a sanitary line to the park. During this time, there will be no pedestrian or vehicular access to the park.

  • Francis RecreAcres Alerts

    Due to current field conditions, the fields at Francis RecreAcres will be closed today 5/22/22

  • Little Miami Scenic Trail Closures

    The Little Miami Scenic trail is closed for pavement repairs 1/10 of a mile north of Great Parks’ trailhead parking lot by the Speedway Gas station on Batavia Road. Trail users heading south on the trail will not be able to access the trailhead parking by the Speedway Gas station.

  • Miami WhiteWater Forest Trail Alerts

    The underpasses at New Haven Road and Willey Road on the Shaker Trace Trail at Miami Whitewater Forest are free of debris and silt and have been reopened.


  • Triple Creek Alerts

    5/22/22 Triple Creek is closed today. 


  • Winton Woods Boathouse Alerts

    The Winton Woods Boathouse is currently closed until lake levels recede.

Park Facilities

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


Snack Bars

  • 5/20/2022:  Winton Woods and Miami Whitewater Forest Snack Bars are open from 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. on weekends and holidays. Sharon Woods and Woodland Mound Snack Bars are scheduled to open on May 28, 2022. 

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: Opening scheduled for May 28, 2022