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Great Parks of Hamilton County

North

Approximately 13.56 miles from your location
Great Parks

Great Parks of Hamilton County

North

Approximately 13.56 miles from your location

Great Parks of Hamilton County preserves and protects natural resources and provides outdoor recreation and education opportunities for all to enjoy. Great Parks is... Read more

Great Parks of Hamilton County preserves and protects natural resources and provides outdoor recreation and education opportunities for all to enjoy. Great Parks is comprised of 17 developed parks and 4 nature preserves spanning over 17,000 acres throughout the county. Visitors enjoy nearly 80 miles of trails, multiple lakes... Read More

Winton Woods

North

Approximately 13.49 miles from your location
Winton Woods

Winton Woods

North

Approximately 13.49 miles from your location

Winton Centre is headquarters to Great Parks of Hamilton County guest services, administrative offices, rangers and naturalists. The auditorium features nature-related... Read more

Winton Centre is headquarters to Great Parks of Hamilton County guest services, administrative offices, rangers and naturalists. The auditorium features nature-related educational exhibits. The park has reservable picnic areas and shelters with Great Parks Catering available. Winton Woods also offers an 18-hole disc golf course... Read More

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Woodland Mound

East

Approximately 4.89 miles from your location
Woodland Mound

Woodland Mound

East

Approximately 4.89 miles from your location

The visitor center at the park features wildlife exhibits and a gift shop. Breezy Point Pavilion is home to Parky’s Wetland Adventure playground and snack bar (which... Read more

The visitor center at the park features wildlife exhibits and a gift shop. Breezy Point Pavilion is home to Parky’s Wetland Adventure playground and snack bar (which offers children’s celebration packages), a regular playground and picnic areas. Woodland Mound also has an 18-hole disc golf course and boat launch ramp to the... Read More

Burnet Woods

Uptown

Approximately 8.12 miles from your location

Burnet Woods

Uptown

Approximately 8.12 miles from your location

Located near the University of Cincinnati, Burnet Woods has everything you could want from hiking trails to a historic bandstand to picnic areas to playgrounds and more.... Read more

Located near the University of Cincinnati, Burnet Woods has everything you could want from hiking trails to a historic bandstand to picnic areas to playgrounds and more. They also have a full disc golf course for your enjoyment. Part of Great Parks of Hamilton County

Magrish Preserve

East

Approximately 2.62 miles from your location

Magrish Preserve

East

Approximately 2.62 miles from your location

A river bottom habitat located on the Little Miami River. It is home to wildlife such as ducks, frogs, fox, deer, and beavers. Part of Great Parks of Hamilton... Read more

A river bottom habitat located on the Little Miami River. It is home to wildlife such as ducks, frogs, fox, deer, and beavers. Part of Great Parks of Hamilton County

Campbell Lakes Preserve

West

Approximately 24.12 miles from your location
Campbell Lakes Preserve

Campbell Lakes Preserve

West

Approximately 24.12 miles from your location

With four lakes and 183 acres, this is a fisherman's dream. An Ohio fishing license is not required to fish at these four lakes. Bank fishing and licensed car top... Read more

With four lakes and 183 acres, this is a fisherman's dream. An Ohio fishing license is not required to fish at these four lakes. Bank fishing and licensed car top boats such as canoes, kayaks and jon boats are permitted; motors are not allowed. Bass and northern pike are catch and release only; bluegill and crappie are limited... Read More

Miami Whitewater Forest

West

Approximately 22.71 miles from your location
Miami Whitewater Forest

Miami Whitewater Forest

West

Approximately 22.71 miles from your location

The sprawling 4,438 acre park includes wetlands with a wildlife viewing shelter located along the Shaker Trace Trail, disc golf course, three nature trails, two fitness... Read more

The sprawling 4,438 acre park includes wetlands with a wildlife viewing shelter located along the Shaker Trace Trail, disc golf course, three nature trails, two fitness Trails, 18-hole golf facility with driving range, campground, soccer complex, 85-acre lake with fishing, bike, boat rental, and snack bar. Parky's Pirate Cove... Read More

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Lake Isabella

East

Approximately 10.47 miles from your location
Lake Isabella

Lake Isabella

East

Approximately 10.47 miles from your location

Enjoy a 28-acre pay lake that is stocked weekly March through October and offers fishing from the bank, dock or rental boat. Electric trolling motors are permitted.... Read more

Enjoy a 28-acre pay lake that is stocked weekly March through October and offers fishing from the bank, dock or rental boat. Electric trolling motors are permitted. Personal watercrafts, such as canoes and kayaks, are not permitted on the lake. Lake Isabella also has a full-service boathouse and reservable Chart Room, Riverside... Read More

Inwood Park

Uptown

Approximately 7.68 miles from your location

Inwood Park

Uptown

Approximately 7.68 miles from your location

A small park located on Vine Street with green spaces, meadows, and a small lake. Part of Great Parks of Hamilton County

A small park located on Vine Street with green spaces, meadows, and a small lake. Part of Great Parks of Hamilton County

Anwood Park

Uptown

Approximately 5.49 miles from your location

Anwood Park

Uptown

Approximately 5.49 miles from your location

A small, well kept park located in the East Walnut Hills area. It was donated to Cincinnati in 1966 and expanded in 1969. It was created as an effort to preserve greenery... Read more

A small, well kept park located in the East Walnut Hills area. It was donated to Cincinnati in 1966 and expanded in 1969. It was created as an effort to preserve greenery and wildlife in the area. Part of Great Parks of Hamilton County

Rapid Run Park

West

Approximately 11.39 miles from your location

Rapid Run Park

West

Approximately 11.39 miles from your location

A 50 acre park with paved sidewalks, a shelter for picnics, and a view of a shallow lake. Also includes kid's play areas. Part of Great Parks of Hamilton County

A 50 acre park with paved sidewalks, a shelter for picnics, and a view of a shallow lake. Also includes kid's play areas. Part of Great Parks of Hamilton County

Sunset Bay Marina and Campground

West

Approximately 28.68 miles from your location

Sunset Bay Marina and Campground

West

Approximately 28.68 miles from your location

Located on South Hogan Creek in Aurora Indiana and only ¼ mile away from the Ohio River. Offering in-water boat slips, boat ramp, dry storage, and water front camp sites.... Read more

Located on South Hogan Creek in Aurora Indiana and only ¼ mile away from the Ohio River. Offering in-water boat slips, boat ramp, dry storage, and water front camp sites. 

Sharon Woods

North

Approximately 12.71 miles from your location
Sharon Woods

Sharon Woods

North

Approximately 12.71 miles from your location

Sharon Woods is a popular 730-acre park that features a visitor center with exhibits, gift shop and an accessible two-story indoor play area for children ages 2-12. The... Read more

Sharon Woods is a popular 730-acre park that features a visitor center with exhibits, gift shop and an accessible two-story indoor play area for children ages 2-12. The park is a popular spot to exercise outdoors with a 2.6-mile paved trail around the lake, a 1.0-mile fitness trail and the 0.7-mile Gorge nature trail. The... Read More

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Riverside Marina

South > Riverfront

Approximately 3.92 miles from your location

Riverside Marina

South > Riverfront

Approximately 3.92 miles from your location

Provides Boat Storage for both private and commercial boats plus overnight transient business just east of downton Cincinnati on the Ohio River. Enjoy Riverside Marina bar... Read more

Provides Boat Storage for both private and commercial boats plus overnight transient business just east of downton Cincinnati on the Ohio River. Enjoy Riverside Marina bar which has food, drinks, and live music on weekends.  

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Frederick's Landing

South > Southeast

Approximately 6.45 miles from your location

Frederick's Landing

South > Southeast

Approximately 6.45 miles from your location

Park and Boat Launch located on the Licking River with a four mile trip to the Ohio River.  

Park and Boat Launch located on the Licking River with a four mile trip to the Ohio River.  

Four Seasons Marina

East

Approximately 2.92 miles from your location

Four Seasons Marina

East

Approximately 2.92 miles from your location

Located near downtown Cincinnati on the Ohio River with full marina services, golf club and driving range, yacht club, restaurant, and private swimming pool and showers.

Located near downtown Cincinnati on the Ohio River with full marina services, golf club and driving range, yacht club, restaurant, and private swimming pool and showers.

Ruby's Boat Dock

South > Southwest

Approximately 29.29 miles from your location

Ruby's Boat Dock

South > Southwest

Approximately 29.29 miles from your location

Located on Williamstown Lake featuring a Boat launch, Storage & Service, and Trailer & Camping area.

Located on Williamstown Lake featuring a Boat launch, Storage & Service, and Trailer & Camping area.

Stonelick State Park

North

Approximately 18.23 miles from your location

Stonelick State Park

North

Approximately 18.23 miles from your location

Tucked away in the rolling highlands of southwest Ohio, 1,058-acre Stonelick State Park offers a quiet retreat for visitors. The still waters of the lake and stately... Read more

Tucked away in the rolling highlands of southwest Ohio, 1,058-acre Stonelick State Park offers a quiet retreat for visitors. The still waters of the lake and stately woodlands provide the setting for a host of outdoor recreational pursuits.

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Kincaid Lake State Park

South > Southeast

Approximately 26.23 miles from your location

Kincaid Lake State Park

South > Southeast

Approximately 26.23 miles from your location

Wide variety of outdoor activities make it a favorite retreat for campers and fishermen. Park features boat dock, junior Olympic-size swimming pool, 9-hole golf course,... Read more

Wide variety of outdoor activities make it a favorite retreat for campers and fishermen. Park features boat dock, junior Olympic-size swimming pool, 9-hole golf course, miniature golf, hiking trails, athletic courts, picnic area and playground. The Campground offers 84 water and electric sites, open April–Oct.

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Catalina Harbour

West

Approximately 18.46 miles from your location

Catalina Harbour

West

Approximately 18.46 miles from your location

Located near the town of Addyston, the Catalina Harbour is fourteen miles from downtown Cincinnati via the Ohio River.

Located near the town of Addyston, the Catalina Harbour is fourteen miles from downtown Cincinnati via the Ohio River.

Lake Waynoka

East

Approximately 33.47 miles from your location

Lake Waynoka

East

Approximately 33.47 miles from your location

  Located on Lake Waynoka great for fishing, boating, and skiing with a campground, lodge, restaurant, health center, beach and lounge.  

  Located on Lake Waynoka great for fishing, boating, and skiing with a campground, lodge, restaurant, health center, beach and lounge.  

Straight Creek Marina

East

Approximately 33.43 miles from your location

Straight Creek Marina

East

Approximately 33.43 miles from your location

Located 55 miles from downtown Cincinnati and is convenient to Dayton residents who can reach the marina via US 68.  The Marina sits on 15 acres of land, providing... Read more

Located 55 miles from downtown Cincinnati and is convenient to Dayton residents who can reach the marina via US 68.  The Marina sits on 15 acres of land, providing boaters with plenty of elbow room.   Hot showers, plenty of parking, a live-in care taker and launch ramp open to the public.

Smugglers Cove Marina

South > Southwest

Approximately 36.64 miles from your location

Smugglers Cove Marina

South > Southwest

Approximately 36.64 miles from your location

Full service marina located just off the Ohio River offering fuel, restaurant, motel and RV hookups.

Full service marina located just off the Ohio River offering fuel, restaurant, motel and RV hookups.

Manhattan Harbour

South > Riverfront

Approximately 4.83 miles from your location

Manhattan Harbour

South > Riverfront

Approximately 4.83 miles from your location

Located just 2 miles east of downtown Cincinnati on the Ohio River offering full service marina and yacht services. Other services include Valet Service, Restaurant... Read more

Located just 2 miles east of downtown Cincinnati on the Ohio River offering full service marina and yacht services. Other services include Valet Service, Restaurant including Bar and Boater’s Lounge.

Riverside Boat Launch Ramp

West

Approximately 11.30 miles from your location

Riverside Boat Launch Ramp

West

Approximately 11.30 miles from your location

Ohio River boat ramp located just west of downtown Cincinnati with On-Site Attendant, Indoor Restroom, and Concession.

Ohio River boat ramp located just west of downtown Cincinnati with On-Site Attendant, Indoor Restroom, and Concession.

Aquaramp Marina

South > Southeast

Approximately 3.45 miles from your location

Aquaramp Marina

South > Southeast

Approximately 3.45 miles from your location

A full service marina located in Fort Thomas, Kentucky on the south shore of the Ohio River.

A full service marina located in Fort Thomas, Kentucky on the south shore of the Ohio River.

Boone's Landing

South > Southwest

Approximately 27.16 miles from your location

Boone's Landing

South > Southwest

Approximately 27.16 miles from your location

Located near Big Bone Creek with access to the Ohio River, Boone's Landing offers boat storage, launching, mooring, and rentals of pontoons and canoes.  

Located near Big Bone Creek with access to the Ohio River, Boone's Landing offers boat storage, launching, mooring, and rentals of pontoons and canoes.  

Mariner's Landing

West

Approximately 17.94 miles from your location

Mariner's Landing

West

Approximately 17.94 miles from your location

Full service marina located 14 miles out of Cincinnati with access to the Ohio River, shaded picnic area, and in ground pool and deck.  

Full service marina located 14 miles out of Cincinnati with access to the Ohio River, shaded picnic area, and in ground pool and deck.  

Shelter Cove Marina

East

Approximately 2.73 miles from your location

Shelter Cove Marina

East

Approximately 2.73 miles from your location

Located on the Little Miami River with valet launch services and less than a mile trip to the Ohio River.

Located on the Little Miami River with valet launch services and less than a mile trip to the Ohio River.

Schmidt Boat Launch Ramp

Uptown

Approximately 4.27 miles from your location

Schmidt Boat Launch Ramp

Uptown

Approximately 4.27 miles from your location

Ohio River boat ramp located on the east side of Cincinnati with On-Site Attendant, Indoor Restroom, and Concession.

Ohio River boat ramp located on the east side of Cincinnati with On-Site Attendant, Indoor Restroom, and Concession.

Doe Run Lake Park

South > Southwest

Approximately 12.18 miles from your location

Doe Run Lake Park

South > Southwest

Approximately 12.18 miles from your location

Doe Run Lake is a 30 acre lake located on Bullock Pen Road off of KY 17. The lake is surrounded with hiking trails and secluded picnic areas for a total of 183 acres of... Read more

Doe Run Lake is a 30 acre lake located on Bullock Pen Road off of KY 17. The lake is surrounded with hiking trails and secluded picnic areas for a total of 183 acres of park space. Trolling motors are only permitted.

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Whitewater Memorial State Park

West

Approximately 46.85 miles from your location

Whitewater Memorial State Park

West

Approximately 46.85 miles from your location

Whitewater Memorial State Park is a great family getaway because of its 200-acre Whitewater Lake. Many guests enjoy hiking, boating, swimming, fishing, and camping. The... Read more

Whitewater Memorial State Park is a great family getaway because of its 200-acre Whitewater Lake. Many guests enjoy hiking, boating, swimming, fishing, and camping. The park also offers nine miles of horseback riding for experienced riders or hayrides, guided trail rides, and sleigh rides for new riders.

Kent's Harbor Marina

West

Approximately 44.75 miles from your location
Kent's Harbor Marina

Kent's Harbor Marina

West

Approximately 44.75 miles from your location

Located on Brookville Lake, features a full service 380-slip deep water marina with seasonal and transient slips, daily boat rentals, waterfront restaurant and bar,... Read more

Located on Brookville Lake, features a full service 380-slip deep water marina with seasonal and transient slips, daily boat rentals, waterfront restaurant and bar, overnight condo lodging, boat sales and service, and 18 hole golf course.

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Rivertowne Marina

East

Approximately 2.87 miles from your location

Rivertowne Marina

East

Approximately 2.87 miles from your location

Located 6 miles down the Ohio River from Cincinnati with a clean and secure inlet harbor.  

Located 6 miles down the Ohio River from Cincinnati with a clean and secure inlet harbor.  

Little Miami Canoe and Campground

North

Approximately 22.25 miles from your location

Little Miami Canoe and Campground

North

Approximately 22.25 miles from your location

Canoe, kayak, raft, or tube your way down the Little Miami Scenic River, exploring the vibrant wildlife, wandering trails and family-friendly campgrounds of Lebanon, Ohio... Read more

Canoe, kayak, raft, or tube your way down the Little Miami Scenic River, exploring the vibrant wildlife, wandering trails and family-friendly campgrounds of Lebanon, Ohio. 

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Wilder Boat Launch Ramp

South > Southeast

Approximately 6.72 miles from your location

Wilder Boat Launch Ramp

South > Southeast

Approximately 6.72 miles from your location

Located only a few miles away from downtown Cincinnati with a short trip to the Ohio River.  

Located only a few miles away from downtown Cincinnati with a short trip to the Ohio River.  

Hueston Woods State Park

North

Approximately 38.25 miles from your location

Hueston Woods State Park

North

Approximately 38.25 miles from your location

Nearly 3,000 acres of natural resources for outdoor recreation, such as hiking, fishing, canoeing, and unique to this region -- fossil hunting. The park surrounds 625-acre... Read more

Nearly 3,000 acres of natural resources for outdoor recreation, such as hiking, fishing, canoeing, and unique to this region -- fossil hunting. The park surrounds 625-acre Acton Lake, with campsites, Hueston Woods boat ramp, cabins, and a resort lodge to entice the overnight visitor. Plus a 1500 foot swimming beach.

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Pier 99

South > Southwest

Approximately 37.80 miles from your location

Pier 99

South > Southwest

Approximately 37.80 miles from your location

Located near Belterra Casino and Markland Dam just off the Ohio River on Craigs Creek Lake.

Located near Belterra Casino and Markland Dam just off the Ohio River on Craigs Creek Lake.

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