Great Parks offers 58 open-sided picnic shelters and 2 non-sheltered picnic areas that are available to reserve up to a year in advance. Use our search tool above to check the availability of reservable picnic areas in your favorite park. If you need assistance or more information, please contact Great Parks Guest Relations at 513-521-7275.
Catering and special packages are also available at many parks. For a full list of locations and menus, click here.
Many parks have first-come, first-served basis for picnic areas with tables and grills that do not require a reservation. These areas are generally found alongside primary park roads and will typically accommodate small groups of 20 people or fewer. You can find these picnic areas on the maps on each Park page.
Reservation Office Hours:Monday-Friday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
- Memorial Day – Labor Day
- Weekdays 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
- Weekends 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Fernbank Park Shelters
Fernbank Park offers three scenic picnic shelters available for reservation.
Lake Isabella Shelters
Lake Isabella offers two scenic picnic shelters available for reservation.
Miami Whitewater Forest Shelters
Miami Whitewater Forest offers five scenic picnic shelters and one picnic area available for reservation.
Sharon Woods Shelters
Sharon Woods offers nine scenic picnic shelters available for reservation.
Shawnee Lookout Shelters
Shawnee Lookout offers two scenic picnic shelters available for reservation.
Winton Woods Shelters
Winton Woods offers twenty scenic picnic shelters and one picnic area available for reservation.
Woodland Mound Shelters
Woodland Mound offers six scenic picnic shelters available for reservation.