Plan Your Experience


The 5,000-plus acres of city parklands consist of five regional parks, 70 neighborhood parks, 34 natural areas, five neighborhood nature centers, five parkways, 16 scenic overlooks and 65 miles of hiking and bridle trails.


Take a ride on one of 44 whimsical Cincinnati-centric characters that make up Carol Ann’s Carousel. The carousel is an amazing work of art featuring original artwork by Jonathan Queen.

Explore Nature

Our Explore Nature Program has a mission to educate people of all ages about our relationship with nature, and instill enthusiasm about the natural and historical resources in the Cincinnati Parks system.


There is always something special going on in Cincinnati Parks from the Amazing Family Race to Wednesdays in the Woods. Check out the full calendar of events to find out what is happening in your community.

Krohn Conservatory

Krohn showcases an amazing variety of more than 3,500 plant species from around the world, including desert plants, tropical specimens, Bonsai trees, rare orchids, carnivorous plants and exotic fruit trees.

Trail Closures

For portions of the Fall and Winter, specified areas and trails within Cincinnati Parks will be closed as part of the deer management program between September 29, 2018 and March 31, 2019.

Star-Gazing at Carol Ann's Carousel
Smale Mind and Body skip the gym take your workout outdoors
Cincinnati Parks Amazing Family Race
Burnet Woods Community Conversation