Great Parks of Hamilton County is a great place for the whole family.
Great Parks of Hamilton County has 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 (on Lakeshore Drive near the harbor snack bar)
801 Lakeview Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45231
Woodland Mound: Parky's Wetland Adventure
8250 Old Kellogg Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45255
Hours of Operation
Winton Woods – Parky’s Ark Wet Playground
Date Hours 5/31 - 6/1 Closed 6/2 - 6/17 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily 6/18 - 8/14 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. daily 8/15 - 9/5 Noon - 5 p.m. weekends
Woodland Mound – Parky’s Wetland Adventure
Date Hours 5/28 - 8/14 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. daily 8/15 - 9/5 (weekends only) 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. daily