Great Parks of Hamilton County is a great place for the whole family.
We offer all types of playgrounds for all types of kids including splash, indoor and traditional outdoor playgrounds.
Traditional playgrounds can be found at the following parks:
- Embshoff Woods
- Fernbank Park
- Francis RecreAcres
- Lake Isabella
- Miami Whitewater Forest
- Mitchell Memorial Forest
- Sharon Woods
- Shawnee Lookout
- Triple Creek
- Winton Woods
- Woodland Mound
Universally Accessible Playgrounds
- Harper Meadows in Winton Woods
- Francis RecreAcres
Hours: Parks open daily from dawn until dusk.
Adventure Station is an indoor playground located within Sharon Centre in Sharon Woods. Open to children ages 2-12, the two-story, handicap accessible playground features ladders, tunnels and interactive play areas for hours of indoor fun.
Due to COVID-19, Adventure Station is closed until further notice.
Parky's Playbarn, located at Parky's Farm in Winton Woods, is a former dairy barn has been converted into an indoor, farm-themed, accessible playground for children ages 2-12.
Due to COVID-19, Parky's Playbarn is closed until further notice.
The play structures feature a variety of elements for all abilities, including:
- A rubber safety surface that allows access to all areas of the playground for users of all abilities
- Multiple wide ramps for access with mobility devices
- A “Power Scape” area of play that encourages physical fitness and coordination
- An array of bright colors to increase visual stimulation and playable musical instruments to increase auditory function
- Shade structures for a more enjoyable play experience
- An increase in accessible play area and play features
Children who are supervised by a parent or guardian and wearing bathing suits may play in the wet playgrounds. All diaper-wearing toddlers must wear swim diapers under a bathing suit. Groups are required to have an adult supervisor for every six children.
Winton Woods: Parky's Ark
10245 Winton Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45231
Woodland Mound: Parky's Wetland Adventure
8250 Old Kellogg Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45255
Due to hiring challenges, reduced staffing levels, and budgetary constraints, Great Parks of Hamilton County’s wet playgrounds at Winton Woods and Woodland Mound will not open in 2021. The Sharon Woods water feature play area for kids is running daily and will remain open since it does not require additional staffing.
Playground Season Passes
Skip the line and save money this summer with a season pass.
All-Playgrounds Pass: $35
Winton Woods: Parky’s Ark
Woodland Mound: Parky’s Wetland Adventure
Sharon Woods: Adventure Station
Winton Woods/Parky’s Farm: Parky’s Playbarn
Season passes can be purchased at any Great Parks’ harbor, visitor center and online.