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.

  • Restrooms Closed for Winter

    Restrooms are closed for the season at the following parks:

    Avoca Park Trailhead, Embshoff Woods, Fernbank (playground area & Riverview), Lake Isabella (campground & shelter hydrants), Miami Whitewater Forest (Bowles Woods, Big Sycamore/Tanager, Campground & Timberlakes Trailhead), Mitchell Memorial Forest, Sharon Woods (Council Bluff, Lone Oak, Stone Bridge & Harbor Unisex), Shawnee Lookout (Cabin View & Cedar Bend), Winton Woods (Oak Opening, Sweetgum Slopes, Corbett Rd., McKelvey Rd., Daly Hill, Orchard Area, Cherry Hill & West Park), Woodland Mound (Juneberry)

  • Shawnee Lookout

    3/3 - The boat ramp at Shawnee Lookout is closed due to flooding until further notice.

  • Miami Whitewater Forest

    • Ongoing - The Shaker Trace Inner Loop Trail is open for use. However, the new temporary section is not paved and may not be suitable for strollers, some bikes, roller skates, or wheelchairs. The section will also be shared with horseback riders. Please use caution and always give horses the right of way. The new paved trail will be complete by fall 2023.
  • Golf Course Closures

    3/13 - Due to weather conditions today, the Mill Course will close at 2:00 pm. Pro shops will reopen at 8 a.m. on Monday. 

  • Sharon Woods Hike/Bike Trail

    The Sharon Woods Hike / Bike Trail is closed from the dam to the Sharon Road tunnel due to flooding & high water. 

  • Mitchell Memorial Forest Mountain Bike Trail

    3/20 - The mountain bike trail at Mitchell Memorial Forest is in 'yellow' due to some wet spots. As always, ride through, not around, the puddles. 

  • Steamboat Bend

    1/17 - Due to high water and flood debris, the Steamboat Bend Boat Ramp will remain closed for the foreseeable future.

  • Otto Armleder Park

    3/4 - Due to possible flooding the canoe access at Armleder is closed.

  • Little Miami Golf Center

    The Regulation Course is closed due to flooding. The Par 3 Course and Covered Driving Range are still open.

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

  • Miami Whitewater Forest Snack Bar, Sharon Woods Snack Bar, and Winton Woods Snack Bar open for the season on May 27, 2023.

Trails: Open

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

Wet Playgrounds

  • Woodland Mound wet playground and Winton Woods wet playground open for the season on May 27, 2023