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.

  • Sharon Woods

    Ongoing - The Sharon Woods Boathouse is closed for the 2023 season due to the Sharon Lake Improvement Project .

  • Miami Whitewater Forest

    • Ongoing - Construction on the Shaker Trace Inner Loop Trail has begun and is expected to continue through October or November. Construction may temporarily obstruct traffic roadways, park drives, or walkways.
    • Ongoing - The 'A' loop of the Miami Whitewater Forest Wooded Horse Trails remains closed due to erosion issues. 
    • 10/8 - The Horseman’s Camp area in Bowles Woods will be closed on Sunday, October 8th from 10 am-6 pm for a private event. 
  • Fernbank Park

    The back section of the Sycamore Trail will be closed until further notice while the Metropolitan Sewer District does work.

  • Embshoff Woods

    Sept. 18 - 22 and September 25-29: The Embshoff Woods Resurfacing Project is underway. Due to the condition of the main drive pavement, further repair/reconstruction of the main drive is to be performed. The park will be closed to all vehicular traffic Monday-Friday, over the period.

  • Withrow Nature Preserve

    9/18 to 9/28 - A section of the Trout Lily trail at Withrow Nature Preserve (between the trailhead by the house to the first split in the trail) will be closed for trail work.

  • Lunken Airport Playfield Trail

    9/25 to 9/27 - A crew will be performing maintenance on the Airport Pumping Station on the eastern segment of the Lunken Airport Playfield Trail. For safety, the trail will be closed between the Farmer’s Market Trailhead and the start of the Otto Armleder Trail Connector to all users at this time. The work is expected to be completed, and the trail will be reopened to the public on Wednesday, September 27th.

  • Woodland Mound Disc Golf

    The Woodland Mound Disc Golf Course will be closed on Sunday, September 24 for the Hops & Hyzers disc golf tournament. 

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