Welcome to the big lands of Great Parks

How to Find Your Wild


There’s so much to do, regardless of the season! Visit the Find page to explore all of the experiences available at your Great Parks.


Load up your backpack with adventures.

Get Out and Go!

Now that you’re ready, head out and find your wild at your Great Parks. Want to learn more? We’ve got experts at every park ready to help you Find Your Wild!

Big footprint — Our big lands account for 1/3 of Hamilton County’s total open space.

Nonstop nature — 83% of our big lands are preserved as natural areas.

Wild within reach — 22 panoramic parks and conservation areas are around every corner. 

What are these big lands, anyway?

Where are these big lands located?

Throughout the Hamilton County-Cincinnati, Ohio region. Find them all here.

Is there an entrance fee?

When visiting, Motor Vehicle Permits (MVPs) are required for vehicles. Motor Vehicle Permits are $10 to residents and $16 to non-residents. MVPs grant you access to 22 parks & conservation areas. Purchase yours today.

What facilities are available on-site?

From nature centers to a children’s garden, boathouses to athletic fields, facilities on-site vary by location. Please visit greatparks.org to learn more.