Parks & Playgrounds 


Cincinnati Nature Center

4949 Tealtown Road
Milford   |  
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Hike the award-winning trails, wind through Eastern deciduous forest, fields, streams and ponds. Play in the Nature PlayScape designed for open-ended creative...  MORE »

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Anderson Township Park District

6915 Beechmont Avenue
Anderson   |  
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The Anderson Township Park District's parks and facilities are maintained for the community's use in both unstructured recreation and for programmed events....  MORE »

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Parky's Farm at Winton Woods

10073 Daly Road
College Hill   |  
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Parky's Farm is open daily, dawn to dusk year round. Activities, such as pony rides, wagon rides and PlayBarn are open seasonally....  MORE »

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Sawyer Point and Yeatman's Cove

801 E Pete Rose Way
Downtown   |  
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Yeatman's Cove Park, opened in 1976, was named for Griffin Yeatman who ran the "Square & Compass" tavern back in the 1790's....  MORE »

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Woodland Mound

8250 Old Kellogg Road
Cherry Grove   |  
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Breezy Point Pavillion has Parky?s Wetland Adventure playground andsnack bar, which offers children?s celebration packages, a playground and picnic areas. The visitor...  MORE »

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Juilfs Park

8249 Clough Pike
Cincinnati   |  
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The Juilfs Foundation, through its generous gifts, has made this 26-acre park the crown jewel of the Anderson Township Park District. Children...  MORE »

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Washington Park - OTR

1225 Elm Street
Downtown Cincinnati   |  
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With a totally fenced in area to run around & play in too. Features include a play castle, climbing wall, sandbox, dual...  MORE »

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Land of Make Believe at Lunken Airport

4750 Playfield Lane
Mt Lookout   |  
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The Land of Make Believe is a beautiful fairly new park that costs $1 per person to enter as you pass through...  MORE »

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Blue Ash Recreation Center/City of Blue Ash

4343 Cooper Road
Blue Ash   |  
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For Blue Ash Residents & Workers in Blue Ash: The Rec Center is a 120,000 sq. ft. facility with renovated and new...  MORE »

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California Woods Nature Center

5400 Kellogg Avenue
California   |  
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With its 113 acres of forest, California Woods Nature Preserve offers something for all nature lovers. The park features 53 species of...  MORE »

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Every Child's Playground at Sawyer Point

705 East Pete Rose Way
Downtown   |  
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The playground directly beneath the bright yellow 'Bid Mac' bridge is enormous, with a wide variety of activities for adventure. There are...  MORE »

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Highfield Discovery Garden

10397 Springfield Pike
Evendale   |  
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Highfield Discovery Garden (admission fee is $5/adult, $4/kiddos 2-12) at Glenwood Gardens is where nature and fun intersect. They have a kid...  MORE »

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Ault Park

3600 Observatory Avenue
Mt Lookout   |  
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The two different play sets & swing sets make it great for all ages. Also, there is a lot of room for...  MORE »

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Otto Armleder Park

5059 Wooster Pike
Mt Lookout   |  
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The play set & swings are great fun for sure, but what makes this park dynamite is all the open grassy space,...  MORE »

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Winton Woods

10245 Winton Road
Greenhills   |  
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There are a couple of newer outdoor playgrounds with play sets, plus Harper Meadow playground & of course home of Parky's...  MORE »

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Adventure Station at Sharon Woods

(inside Sharon Centre)
Sharonville   |  
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Great Parks offers a two-story play area called Adventure Station at Sharon Woods inside Sharon Centre. Here's some info... Children ages 2-12...  MORE »

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Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve

3455 Poole Rd
Colerain   |  
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Offering a 0.6-mile accessible Pin Oak Trail featuring a butterfly and wildflower garden (bikes and skates not permitted) as well as a...  MORE »

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Lake Isabella

10174 Loveland-Madeira Rd.
Loveland   |  
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Enjoy a 28-acre pay lake that is stocked weekly (March-October) and offers fishing from the bank, dock and rental boat. Electric trolling motors...  MORE »

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Krohn Conservatory

1501 Eden Park Drive
Mt. Adams   |  
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You'd have to travel a good distance from Cincinnati to visit a rainforest and a desert or come to Krohn Conservatory, Cincinnati...  MORE »

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Sharon Woods

11450 Lebanon Road
Sharonville   |  
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Kiddos 2-12 can explore nature as well as playing in a two-story, accessible indoor play facility at the Sharon Centre. Your tots...  MORE »

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Smale Riverfront Park

8 E Mehring Way
Downtown   |  
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Smale Riverfront Park has added so many wonderful features like Carol Ann's Carosel ($2/ride on all special Cincy creatures, open 11AM-7PM Tues-Sun,...  MORE »

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Stanbery Park

2221 Oxford Avenue
Mt Washington   |  
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125-acre Stanbery Park features one of the city?s most extensive hiking trail systems amid streams and acres of woodlands. It also offers...  MORE »

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The Red Balloon Cafe+Play

6200 Montgomery Rd
Pleasant Ridge   |  
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We are a lite fare cafe with a fresh and healthy menu! We have a large engaging playroom geared for 6yrs and...  MORE »

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Alms Park

710 Tusculum Avenue
Mt Lookout   |  
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What a gorgeous park with tall beautiful trees, an amazing "castle" with views to the river & a birds-eye view of the...  MORE »

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Avon Woods Nature Center

4235 Paddock Road
Avondale   |  
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The Avon Woods Nature Center and Preserve is located just four miles from downtown Cincinnati. The nature preserve consists of rolling hills,...  MORE »

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Bettman Natural Resource Center

4 Beech Lane
Hyde Park   |  
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This is where Cincinnati Parks houses its rich collection of books and other materials regarding its history as well as nature education....  MORE »

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Caldwell Nature Preserve

430 West N. Bend Road
Hartwell   |  
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A mix of old growth forest and newer plantings, Caldwell Nature Preserve is home to a variety of wildlife including reptiles, amphibians...  MORE »

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Fort Ancient

6123 State Route 350
Oregonia   |  
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Fort Ancient: A National Historic Landmark comprised of 2,000-year-old earthworks created by the people of the Hopewell culture. This prehistoric site features...  MORE »

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Miami Whitewater Forest

9001 Mt. Hope Rd.
Harrison   |  
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As Great Parks' largest park, Miami Whitewater Forest offers a visitor center with nature displays and a gift shop. The park also...  MORE »

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Swaim Park

Corner of Cooper and Zig Zag Roads
Montgomery   |  
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The active play spaces in Swaim are plentiful. There are two tennis courts, a basketball court, a tot lot and a...  MORE »

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1000 Hands Playground & Pleasant Ridge Rec Center

5915 Ridge Avenue
Pleasant Ridge   |  
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The playground has a really big, unique play structure that even as a parent you can get up on and chase the...  MORE »

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Big Bone Lick State Park

3380 Beaver Road
Union   |  
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Big Bone Lick’s museum exhibits have been upgraded! The park, in cooperation with the Friends of Big Bone and the Cincinnati Museum...  MORE »

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Blue Ash Park and Ampitheatre

4433 Cooper Road
Blue Ash   |  
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Blue Ash Nature Park has separate structures for different ages. There are several play grounds & even a ropes course! The Nature...  MORE »

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Burnet Woods

3251 Brookline Drive
Clifton   |  
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This 90-acre park near the University of Cincinnati sports hiking trails, a fishing lake, a historic bandstand, playgrounds, shelters, picnic areas, and...  MORE »

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City of Milford, OH

745 Center Street
Milford   |  
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Eat, Shop and Play in Milford where there is something for everyone! Just 16 miles east of downtown Cincinnati, spend the day...  MORE »

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Daniel Drake Park

5800 Red Bank Road
Pleasant Ridge   |  
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This 66-acre park was named for Daniel Drake, who founded Cincinnati?s first medical college and who also happened to be a nature...  MORE »

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Deer Park's Chamberlin Park

7640 Plainfiels Rd
Deer Park   |  
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Chamberlin Park is a 13 1/2 acre park located in the heart of Deer Park. The park offers many things to do,...  MORE »

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Eden Park

1198 Eden Park Drive
Mt. Adams   |  
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Home to the Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park and the Krohn Conservatory, Eden Park is one of the most...  MORE »

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French Park

3012 Section Road
Amberley Village   |  
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French Park itself has miles of hiking trails, creeks, meadows and wooded hillsides, a shelter and a distant view of Cincinnati. The...  MORE »

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Germania Park

3529 W Kemper Rd (Germania Park)
Colerain   |  
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Germania Park is the home of the Cincinnati Germania Society, a society of German heritage....  MORE »

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Glenwood Gardens

10397 Springfield Pike
Woodlawn   |  
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This beatifully landscaped park includes a 1.0-mile paved trail and the 1.6-mile Wetland Loop nature trail (skates, scooters and bikes prohibited) and...  MORE »

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Home of the Brave Park

11605 Lebanon Road
Symmes Township   |  
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This 54-acre park features five multi-purpose sporting fields for soccer, softball, baseball and lacrosse, a Veterans' memorial plaza, a shelter, and wet...  MORE »

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LaBoiteaux Woods Nature Center

5400 Lanius Lane
College Hill   |  
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LaBoiteaux Woods' enchanting mix of woodland and greenspace on the west side of Cincinnati is habitat to an interesting diversity of wildlife,...  MORE »

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Miami Riverview Park

587 Branchhill-Loveland Rd.
Loveland   |  
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Miami Riverview features baseball fields, soccer fields, picnic shelter, restroom facility, walking trails, basketball court and tennis court. Miami Riverview Park is...  MORE »

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Mitchell Memorial Forest

5401 Zion Rd.
Cleves   |  
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This park offers over eight miles of challenging mountain bike trail, a 1.0-mile Wood Duck nature trail, the River Hill “catch and...  MORE »

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Shawnee Lookout

2008 Lawrenceberg Rd
North Bend   |  
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Shawnee Lookout is well known for its historical Springhouse School and Log Cabin and Native American archaeological earthworks. The park's nature trails,...  MORE »

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Summit Park in Blue Ash

4335 Glendale-Milford Road
Blue Ash   |  
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Cincinnati's most creative & newest Children's Playground for climbing, spinning, swinging, sliding, running & playing this one is a must hit! Summit...  MORE »

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Sycamore Park - Clermont County

4082 State Route 132
Batavia   |  
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The oldest park within the Clermont County Park District, Sycamore Park is a popular place for summer picnics. The park expanded...  MORE »

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Symmes Township

9323 Union Cemetery Road
Symmes Township   |  
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Symmes Township is situated in the northeast corner of Hamilton County. The Township was formed in 1824 from the eastern portion...  MORE »

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Beech Acres Park of ATPD

6910 Salem Road or 6915 Beechmont Avenue
Anderson   |  
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This multi-use park boasts amenities to suit tons of rec interests including a fantastic playground, a rentable shelter, an entertaining amphitheater, water...  MORE »

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Harvest Home Park

3961 North Bend Road
Green Township   |  
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Home of the Biggest Little Fair in Ohio!...  MORE »

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Jacob Hoffner Park

4101 Hamilton Avenue
Northside   |  
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This park located at Blue Rock and Hamilton Avenue, was dedicated on May 7, 1977. Formerly Northside Playground, its present name was...  MORE »

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Julifs Park - ATPD

8249 Clough Pike
Anderson   |  
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Renovated in 2013, this farm-themed playground is located west of the office and features swings, covered sand area, an array of slides,...  MORE »

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Kennedy Heights Park

6037 Kennedy Ave
Kennedy Heights   |  
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The original park land for Kennedy Heights Park was purchased in 1930 with additional small lots added through the years for a...  MORE »

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MetroParks of Butler County

2051 Timberman Rd
Hamilton   |  
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MetroParks strives to provide excellent and entertaining educational programs. With the passage of the levy, MetroParks staff is hard at work planning...  MORE »

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Mt. Airy Forest

5083 Colerain Ave
Westside   |  
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Accessible from Mt. Airy and Westwood, Mt. Airy Forest's 1,459 acres includes miles of hiking trails and bridle trails (located off Diehl...  MORE »

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Mt. Echo Park

202 Crestline Drive
Cincinnati   |  
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This park's 84 acres include steep wooded hillsides, hiking trails, playgrounds, picnic areas, a unique historic reservable picnic shelter and the 1928...  MORE »

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Mt. Orab Music in the Park

221 South High Street
Mt Orab   |  
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Bringing live music to Mt. Orab Park every other SATURDAY starting in May and going through September!...  MORE »

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Owls Nest Park

2016-2099 Madison Road
O'Bryonville   |  
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One of the greatest assets of the park is its location on the border of two different neighborhoods, Evanston and East Walnut...  MORE »

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Pride Park

5614 Taylor Mill Rd.
Taylor Mill   |  
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This 72-acre city park offers visitors many different activities with spectacular views of a rolling hillside. The playground area contains many...  MORE »

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Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum

1763 Hamilton Cleves Rd
Hamilton   |  
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Pyramid Hill is an outdoor museum focusing on monumental pieces of sculpture in an environment of meadows, forests, and various gardens. We...  MORE »

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Rapid Run Park

4450 Rapid Run Road
Cincinnati   |  
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At just under 50 acres, Rapid Run Park in Price Hill has rolling hills, paved walkways, a playground, and several picnic areas....  MORE »

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Theodore M Barry International Friendship Park

1101 Riverside Road
Downtown Cincinnati   |  
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The Theodore M. Berry International Friendship Park, completed in 2003 along the Ohio River just east of downtown, is a sumptuous and...  MORE »

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Triple Creek

2700 Buell Rd
Colerain   |  
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Four manicured softball fields are a popular spot for men, women and co-rec league play that is offered in the spring, summer...  MORE »

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Valley View Foundation

5320 S Milford Rd (behind Pattison Elementary)
Milford   |  
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Valley View is open to the public at no cost and supported 100% by generous donations. Valley View has more than five...  MORE »

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Veteran's Memorial Park

corner of Clough Pike and Glen Este-Withamsville Road
Union Twshp   |  
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t offers much in the way of recreation, including tennis and basketball courts, soccer fields, baseball diamonds, sand volleyball courts, a walking...  MORE »

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Veterans Park - Green Township

6239 Harrison Avenue
Green Township   |  
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Amenities: Shelter House (can be reserved by permit) 12 Tables (each seat approx. 8 persons) 4 Grills, 1 Standard Electrical Outlet in Shelter House Playground Structure...  MORE »

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Weller Park

8832 Weller Road
Cincinnati   |  
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Kids make their own fun at Weller Park. From imaginative play in the sands of the volleyball courts to the creative structures...  MORE »

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Wilson Commons Park

2951 Bodley Ave
Price Hill   |  
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It is one of the many small parks on the west side. Wilson Commons is located on the eastern edge of Price...  MORE »

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Wolff Planetarium

3251 Brookline Drive
Clifton   |  
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The Wolff Planetarium is one of the oldest planetariums in the nation, and one that prides itself on being low-tech. There are...  MORE »

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