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Dog Parks

Recreation

Playtime With Your Pup

While most trails and parks are open to you and your canine companions, sometimes it’s nice to have some space for them to run around off the leash. Visit our dog parks to keep your pup active and social!

Otto Armleder Memorial Park & Recreation Complex

5057 Wooster Pike
Cincinnati, Ohio 45226


With a total of 305 acres, this park has many features, including a 10-acre dog park with areas for large and small breeds, a canine shower, drinking fountains and shade trees. The park also features a 1.0-mile paved trail that connects Otto Armleder’s 1.9-mile loop trail to the Lunken Airfield 5-mile loop trail, a playground, reservable soccer fields, river outlook and canoe access to the Little Miami River.

Otto Armleder Park is a joint venture between the Cincinnati Park Board, Cincinnati Recreation Commission and Great Parks of Hamilton County. Great Parks of Hamilton County maintains the dog park and a two-acre fenced area that can be reserved for special events. For information or to make a reservation, please call 513-521-7275. The Cincinnati Recreation Commission manages the park’s soccer fields and pavilion. For information regarding soccer fields, please call 513-352-4020.


Simmonds Family Dog Park at Miami Whitewater Forest

8715 Hamilton-Cleves Road
Cleves, Ohio 45002


This dog park design, construction and amenities was made possible by Great Parks Foundation, Great Parks of Hamilton County and the SPCA Cincinnati. The Simmonds Family Dog Park is the largest public dog park in the Cincinnati region and offers:

Enjoy 11 acres of off-leash fun! Four separate fields, including an all-season play field, trees and structures to provided needed shade for canines and their owners, benches strategically located throughout the dog park, dog agility equipment and play zones, a future farm education and animal care facility adjacent to the dog park to be constructed by SPCA Cincinnati.
Dog Park Policies
  • Entry into a dog park is at your own risk.
  • Keep dogs leashed until inside the fence. Dogs entering must be on 6-ft maximum leash.
  • Watch your dog. Dogs must be under voice command of an adult at all times.
  • Be considerate of others. Clean up after yourself and your pet.
  • Stick with your size. Small dog area is for dogs weighing less than 22 pounds.
  • Fill all holes. Replace dirt dug up by your dog.
  • No food or chew treats. Dog and people food can cause dogs to act unexpectedly.
  • No female dogs in heat. Watch un-neutered males closely for bad behavior.
  • No aggressive dogs. Remove dog at first sign of aggression.

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