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Great Parks of Hamilton County

For any information, please call 513-521-7275.

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Otto Armleder Memorial Park & Recreation Complex

5057 Wooster Pike Cincinnati, OH 45226
(323 Acres, Anderson Township) 
I-71 N or S; take Red Bank Road (exit 9) onto Red Bank Expressway toward Fairfax. Continue onto Red Bank Road, right onto Wooster Pike. Armleder Park is approximately 1.4 miles on the left. 


Campbell Lakes Preserve

10431 Campbell Road, Harrison, OH 45030
(183 Acres, Harrison Township)
Take I-74 to Dry Fork exit, turn left, cross over highway, turn right onto Harrison Ave. Turn left on Kilby Road, right on Campbell Road to park entrance on left.


Embshoff Woods

4050 Paul Road Cincinnati, OH 45238
(331 acres, Delhi Township)
I-75 South, exit at Freeman Avenue. From Freeman, exit at 50 east (also called River Road). From 50, turn right on Fairbanks. From Fairbanks, bear left onto Delhi Pike. From Delhi, turn onto Mt. Alverno. From Mt. Alverno, turn left onto Paul Road. Paul Road dead ends at Embshoff.


Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve 

3455 Poole Road Cincinnati, OH 45239
(23 acres, Colerain Township)
Located 1 mile south of the Northgate Shopping Center at the corner of Colerain Avenue and Poole Road. From Colerain, turn onto Poole Road. Entrance is on the left side of Poole Road.
From Ronald Reagan Highway: Exit at Colerain Avenue, north on Colerain. Turn left onto Poole Road. Entrance is on the left side of Poole Road.

  • Ellenwood Nature Barn     (513) 385-4811
  • Nature’s Niche     (513) 923-3665


Fernbank Park 

50 Thornton Avenue Cincinnati, OH 45233
(58 acres, Cincinnati)
From downtown Cincinnati take US 50 West to community of Sayler Park; Fernbank Park is located on the left along the Ohio Riveror Ronald Regan Highway becomes I-275 South. Follow I-275 South to Exit 7 Ohio 128 toward Cleves/Hamilton. Turn left onto OH-128. Turn slight left onto US-50 East. Follow US-50 East (Three Rivers Parkway) to 50 Thornton Avenue. 


Francis RecreAcres

11982 Conrey Road Sharonville, OH 45249
(26 Acres, Sharonville)
From I-275, exit at State Route 42 (Sharonville/Maxon exit). South on State Route 42 approximately 1 mile. Turn left onto Kemper Road (United Dair Farmers at corner). Stay on Kemper for approximately 1.5 miles. Turn left onto Conrey Road. Park entrance is on the right approximately 1/4 of a mile.


Glenwood Gardens 

10397 Springfield Pike Cincinnati, OH 45215
(335 acres, Woodlawn)
Located on Route 4 at the intersection of Glendale-Milford Road in Woodlawn. 

  • Glenwood Gardens     (513) 771-8733


Kroger Hills 

8529 Wooster Pike Cincinnati, OH 45227
(217 acres, Terrace Park)
Park is on south side of U.S. Route 50 west of Terrace Park. This is a conservation area.


Lake Isabella

10174 Loveland-Madeira Road Loveland, OH 45140
(77 acres, Symmes Township)
I-275 to Loveland-Indian Hill exit; park entrance is off Loveland-Madeira Road, 1,000 feet south of I-275.

  • Lake Isabella     (513) 791-1663


Little Miami Golf Center 

3811 Newtown Road Cincinnati, OH 45244
(409 acres, Newtown)
I-71 to Red Bank Road, turn left on Wooster Pike (U.S. Route 50) and right on Newtown Road to park entrance on right.

  • Little Miami Golf Center     (513) 561-5650


Avoca Park

8063 Wooster Pike Cincinnati, OH 45227
From I-275: Exit at State Route 28 (exit #57 Milford). Go east toward city of Milford and cross the bridge. Route 28 ends here. Pick up U.S. Route 50 east for approximately 3.3 miles. Entrance to Avoca is on the left.
From City of Cincinnati: Take U.S. Route 50 (Columbia Parkway) east to Beechmont Avenue (State Route 125). Follow Beechmont East to State Route 32 (right after Lunken Airport). Follow State Route 32 into Newtown. Turn left at light onto Church Street (There is a Dairy Whip and a United Dairy Farmers on the corner). This is a conservation area.

Miami Whitewater Forest 

9001 Mt. Hope Road Harrison, OH 45030
(4,326 acres, Crosby, Whitewater and Harrison Townships)
I-74 to Dry Fork Road exit, turn right on Dry Fork Road, turn right on West Road to park entrance. Also accessible from Route 128 to Mt. Hope Road.

  • Boathouse     (513) 367-9632
  • Golf Course     (513) 367-4627
  • Visitor Center     (513) 367-4774
  • Rangers     (513) 521-3980


Mitchell Memorial Forest 

5401 Zion Road Cleves, OH 45002
(1,336 acres, Miami Township)
I-74 to Cleves exit, right on Route 128 to Miamitown, right on Harrison Avenue, right on East River Road, left on Gum Run Road, right on Buffalo Ridge Road, left on Zion Road to park entrance on right. Also accessible from Springdale Road, right on Harrison Avenue, left on Wesselman Road, right on Buffalo Ridge Road, left on Zion Road to park entrance on right.


Newberry Wildlfe Sanctuary 

5300 Sheits Road Cincinnati, OH 45252
(100 acres, Colerain Township)
Springdale Road, right on Brehm Road, right on Sheits Road; park is on right side of Sheits Road. This is a conservation area.


Oak Glen Nature Preserve

7584 Thompson Road Cincinnati, OH 45247
(109 acres)
I-275 to Blue Rock road. Go north on Blue Rock for approximately 1.5 miles to Flick Road. Turn left on Flick for approximately .5 mile to Thompson Road. Turn right on Thompson, Oak Glen Nature Preserve is on the right approximately 2 miles from Flick Road. This is a conservation area.


Richardson Forest Preserve 

4000 West Kemper Road Cincinnati, OH 45251
(393 acres, Colerain Township)
Take 27 (at Colerain Avenue exit) north from I-275 to Kemper Road (past Rumpke landfill). Turn right at the Kemper Road exit and then right onto Kemper Road. Turn left onto Lick Road (the first road to the left). Continue on Lick Road until it dead ends at a locked gate. This is a conservation area.


Sharon Woods 

11450 Lebanon Road Sharonville, OH 45241
(730 acres, Sharonville)
I-275 to Sharonville (Route 42) exit; south on Route 42/Lebanon Road to park entrance on left.

  • Boathouse     (513) 769-4326
  • Golf Course     (513) 769-4325
  • Sharon Centre     (513) 563-4513
  • Stonewood Banquet Center     (513) 769-0624
  • Rangers     (513) 521-3980


Shawnee Lookout 

2008 Lawrenceberg Road North Bend, OH 45052
(1,517 acres, Miami Township)
I-275 to Kilby Road exit, right on Kilby Road, right onto U.S. Route 50, left onto Lawrenceburg Road to park entrance on left approximately 1.5 miles.

  •  Shawnee Lookout Golf Course     (513) 941-0120
  •  Rangers     (513) 521-3980


Triple Creek 

2700 Buell Road Cincinnati, OH 45251
(136 acres, Colerain Township)
I-275, exit south on Hamilton Avenue, right on Civic Center Drive, right on Pippin Road, left on Buell Road to park entrance.


Winton Woods 

10245 Winton Road Cincinnati, OH 45231
(2,554 acres, Springfield Township)
I-275 to Winton Road-Forest Park exit, south on Winton Road to park entrances on left and right. Also accessible via Ronald Reagan-Cross County Highway to Winton Road exit, north on Winton Road to park entrances on left and right.

  • Administrative Offices     (513) 521-7275
  • Ranger Headquarters     (513) 521-3980
  • Boathouse     (513) 931-1849
  • Campground     (513) 851-2267
  • Meadow Links & Golf Academy     (513) 825-3701
  • The Mill Course     (513) 825-3770
  • Mill Race Banquet Center     (513) 825-6467
  • Parky’s Farm     (513) 521-3276
  • Riding Center     (513) 931-3057


Withrow Nature Preserve 

7075 Five Mile Road Cincinnati, OH 45230
(269 acres, Anderson Township)
I-275, south on Five Mile Road, left at stop sign to Old Five Mile Road to park entrance on left.


Woodland Mound

8250 Old Kellogg Road Cincinnati, OH 45255
(1,063 acres, Anderson Township)
I-275, west on Route 125 (Beechmont Avenue), left on Nordyke Road to park entrance on right. Also accessible via U.S. Route 52, left on Eight Mile Road, right on Old Kellogg to park entrance on left.

  • Breezy Point Snack Bar     (513) 474-2666
  • Steamboat Bend Campground     (513) 851-2267
  • Seasongood Nature Center     (513) 474-0580
  • Sweetwine Banquet Center     (513) 474-3008
  • The Vineyard     (513) 474-3007
  • Rangers     (513) 521-3890