Cincinnati’s county, Hamilton, is home to some amazing parks. Whether you want to wander through a wildwood or enjoy a manicured sports park, you can find it at Great Parks of Hamilton County. There are 17,000 acres divided into developed parks, nature preserves, and inaccessible areas. Check out Great Parks of Hamilton County.
Campbell Lakes Preserve
If you like to fish, Campbell Lakes has four lakes. You can bank fish or use licensed car top boats without motors.
Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve
This little 23-acre park offers an accessible trail with a butterfly and wildflower garden. There are also nature programs, exhibits and special events.
Withrow Nature Preserve
This lovely park with a trail, forests and wildflowers is popular as a wedding venue.
This 333-acre park offers a fitness trail, 9-hole disc golf course, and playground. You can reserve picnic shelters.
Fifty-eight acres along the Ohio River with several trails, a playground and bank fishing on the Ohio River. You can reserve shelters and Fernbank Lodge.
Landscaped 335-acre park with trails, gift shop, Highfield Discover Garden and reservable events room.
Stocked pay lake with fishing from the bank, dock or rental boat, picnic areas, a playground and access to the Little Miami River. Full-service boathouse and reservable Chart Room, Riverside Lodge, and Shady Elm Shelter.
Miami Whitewater Forest
Huge 4,438-acre park with a wildlife viewing, nature and fitness trails, 85-acre lake with fishing, bike, and boat rental. Also offers disc golf course, 18-hole golf course and driving range, campground, soccer complex, and snack bar. Check out the11-acre dog park with your four-footed friend!
Soccer fields, volleyball courts (with spring and summer leagues), snack bar and a 1.0-mile paved trail. Incudes a universally accessible playground.
Little Miami Golf Center
Golf park with two 9-hole courses, natural turf practice area, an 18-hole putting course, covered/heated driving range and a full-service pro shop. Also includes18-hole miniature golf course and lawn bowling green. Great access to Little Miami Scenic Trail.
Very nice 177-acre park with four softball fields, a fishing pond, fitness trail, playground and snack bar.
Mitchell Memorial Forest
Check out eight miles of mountain bike trails, nature trail, “catch and release” fishing pond, playground, picnic areas and the reservable Pine Meadow Youth Camp.
Otto Armleder Memorial Park
Your dog will love the 10-acre dog park, a canine shower and drinking fountains. For the humans, there are paved trails that connect to the Lunken Airfield loop. There are playgrounds, reservable soccer fields, and access to the Little Miami River.
Partly a nature park with a visitor center and trails; partly a park with an indoor play area and harbor with boat and bike rentals and canoe/kayak access. Also offers a playground and snack bar.
Known for historical buildings and Native American archaeological earthworks, this park includes nature trails with spectacular views. Also includes picnic areas, a playground, and boat access to the Great Miami River.
The headquarters for these terrific parks. Nature programs, exhibits, picnic areas and catering available. This park offers 18-hole disc golf course, nature and fitness trails, basketball courts and an equestrian trail. Reservable Possum Run Youth Camp.
Visitor center with wildlife exhibits and a gift shop, plus snack bar playground and picnic areas. Check out the 18-hole disc golf course and nature and fitness trails. You can camp or launch your boat from here as well.
For Future Great Parks of Hamilton County
Oak Glen Nature Preserve, Newberry Wildlife Sanctuary, Kroger Hills, and Richardson Forest Preserve are not developed. They are preserves of uncommon native plants, animals, and watersheds.
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