Winton Woods

Winton Woods Harbor

This part of the park is always buzzing with park guests. Whether they are at the playground with their kids, heading out on the lake trail or enjoying a picnic with family, there is always something to do at Winton Woods Harbor.


801 Lakeview Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45231

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Phone: 513-931-1849

Upcoming Events

  • Boathouse Hours

    The 175-acre Winton Lake has a boathouse that offers rowboat, pedal boat, motorboat and pontoon boat, canoe, kayak, stand-up paddleboard, and bike rentals. The boathouse also offers a selection of fishing gear, bait, and snacks.

    2024 DatesWeekdaysWeekend/Holiday
    Mar 9–Apr 5Closed9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Apr 6–289 a.m. - 5 p.m.9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    April 29–May 249 a.m. - 6 p.m.8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    May 25–August 119 a.m. – 8 p.m.7 a.m. – 8 p.m.
    August 12-Sept 29 a.m. – 6 p.m.
    8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
    Sept 3-30Closed8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    Oct 1–20Closed9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Rentals

    1 hour: $15.75
    3 hours: $18.03
    6 hours: $20.09

    1 hour: $37.85
    3 hours: $48.67
    6 hours: $59.48

    Mini-Pontoon Boat: 1 hour $92.65; peak rate: $102.95

    4-seat Pedal Boat: 1 hour: $16.22; peak rate: $18.54

    Pedal Boat with Canopy: 1 hour: $18.54; peak rate: $20.60

    Kayak: 1 hour: $17.25 (single); $19.57 (tandem); peak rate: $19.57 (single); $21.63 (tandem)

    Canoe: 1 hour: $17.25; peak rate: $19.57

    Stand-up Paddleboard: 1 hour: $17.25; peak rate: $19.57

    Bicycle: 1 hour: $15.75; peak rate: $18

    Peak rate pricing is in effect during weekends and holidays.

    Prices do not include tax. Armed Forces Members can rent a 1-hour rowboat and stay out as long as they like, weekdays only.

    Boat and Bike Rental Guidelines

  • Snack Bar Hours

    With everything from cheeseburger platters to granola bars and Icees to cold beer, the snack bar has it all.

    2024 DatesWeekdayWeekend/Holiday
    May 4–May 24
    Noon–6 p.m.
    May 25 -Aug 1111 a.m.-7 p.m.11 a.m.-7 p.m.
    Aug 12–Sep 2ClosedNoon–6 p.m.
  • Playgrounds

    The harbor features a traditional playground as well Parky’s Ark wet playground (for children ages 2-12). 

    The admission fee for the wet playground is $6.75/child.

    2024 DatesWeekdayWeekend/Holiday
    May 25 -Aug 1111 a.m.-7 p.m.11 a.m.-7 p.m.
    Aug 12–Sep 2ClosedNoon–6 p.m.
  • Canoe/Kayak Launch

    Licensed private kayak, canoes and stand-up paddleboards are permitted on Winton Lake. The launch ramp is located near the harbor on Winton Lake east of the wet playground.

    The launch was funded through grants from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources NatureWorks Program, the Hatton Foundation and the REI Co-op.

    Note:  The Winton Woods Harbor Accessible Canoe/Kayak Launch will be closed to follow ACA temperature guidelines from December through March.

  • Fishing

    The 175-acre Winton Lake has a boathouse that offers row, pedal, motor and pontoon boats; kayaks; and canoes for rent. Electric and gas motors up to six horsepower are permitted to use with rental boats or private canoes and kayaks. Bank fishing is also available. An Ohio State Fishing License is required.

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