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Parks and nature in Cincinnati

Top parks

Zoo
“Best zoo in the nation! Lots going on year round besides just animal viewing.”
  • 67 locals recommend
Park
“There's always something happening at Washington Park from Thursday night cinema on the lawn, City Flea, to a variety of festivals. ”
  • 75 locals recommend
Park
“Right at the foot of the Reobling Bridge there's a little something for everyone. The Carousel is absolutely beautiful and fun for adults and kids. In the summer be sure to take your swimsuit to run through the fountains, lots of green space along the river for picnics, walks, a playground, misting area and gorgeous views. Close to the Reds stadium, too. ”
  • 58 locals recommend
Building
“This is a beautiful park and it can be full of people walking their dog, going for a walk or run when the weather is nice. There’s a beautiful gazebo that looks out over Mirror Lake. Also there is an amphitheater that will sometimes host concerts. ”
  • 38 locals recommend
Plaza
“The heart of Cincinnati! Stop by and see the beautiful statue and fountain. Many spots to sit on the square and people watch. ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Theme Park
“Great swimming pool and water park, along with a fun rides area for all ages.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Garden
“Krohn Conservatory is classified as an indoor botanical garden. It is an experience. Often hosting shows like the 'Butterfly Show'. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Park
“Ault Park is a beautiful park to walk around - especially in the spring and summer. There are lots of pretty trails that you can talk to go through all of the beautiful trees. One of our favorites!”
  • 18 locals recommend

Playgrounds

Park
“ 16 local Airbnb hosts recommend Nice river views with downtown in the background. Checkout the airport from 500 feet up. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Park
“Another park along the Ohio River with a grand lawn great for frisbee or kick ball. Playground sets, sand volleyball courts & tennis courts.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Playground
“Tennis courts, basketball courts, baseball diamonds, swings, and city pool.”
  • 1 local recommends
Park
“If you want a vantage point of Cincinnati, many college kids walk to Bellevue park - close to University of Cincinnati's campus. Watch the sun set over the city here.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Playground
“Explore the Banks area starting from this spot. walk over the Roebling bridge on the pedestrian path over to the Kentucky side and get some Instagram worthy shots of the Cincinnati skyline!”
  • 1 local recommends
Playground
“Whether you want to walk through the spring cherry blossoms or visit the castle like ruins and reflecting pool Eden park is a trove of treasures. Enjoy some time at the Krohn's Conservatory or take in the newest exhibit at the Cincinnati Art Museum. ”
  • 1 local recommends

Trails

Park
“A great place to go to find a little bit of solitude. Not far from down town, offers 3-5 miles of trails. ”
  • 1 local recommends