Current Park Conditions


Check Conditions Before You Go

Last updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, at 8:05 a.m.

Please check back for updates on current park conditions or contact Great Parks Monday-Tuesday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., and Wednesday-Sunday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m., at 513-521-7275.


Oak Glen Nature Preserve is currently closed. For more information, please read our media updates:


Park Conditions

Otto Armleder Memorial Park and Recreation Complex: The park and dog park is open. The Connector Trail from Armleder to Lunken is open.

Avoca Trailhead: Open

Bass Island: Closed 

Embshoff Woods: Open 

Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve: Open

Fernbank Park: Open

Francis RecreAcres: Open

Glenwood Gardens: Open

Kroger Hills: Closed

Lake Isabella: Open

Little Miami Golf Center: Open

Miami Whitewater Forest: Open. The boathouse is closed due to weather conditions. Due to recent flooding, the outer loop of the Shaker Trace Trail has debris and is only open to hiking. 

The section of the bike trail near Atherton road that was detoured due to erosion, is now open. 

Wooded horse trails are officially open for the 2014 season! Just a reminder that as we sustain heavy rainfall amounts (greater than 1”) throughout the season, the trails will temporarily close until conditions are conducive for riding. The Shaker Trace horse trail remains open year-round.

Mitchell Memorial Forest: Open. The mountain bike trail is open to all users.

Oak Glen Nature Preserve: Closed

Sharon Woods: Open. Boathouse closed due to weather conditions.

Shawnee Lookout: Open. Shawnee Lookout boat ramp is closed due to high waters.

Triple Creek: Open

Winton Woods: Open. The boathouse is closed due to weather conditions. The front dock is still flooded, so we are unable to launch boats at this time. Electric sites 2-48 at the campground have been re-opened.

The canoe/kayak launch located near the boathouse is closed for repairs. Please use the launch area near the east harbor parking lot.

Withrow Nature Preserve: Open

Woodland Mound: Open. The boat dock at Steamboat Bend has been removed from the river for the season.



Wet Playgrounds: Closed. Wet playgrounds will re-open for the season on May 24, 2014.

Athletic Fields: Please visit our Athletics page for rainout numbers for athletic leagues at Miami Whitewater Forest, Sharon Woods, Triple Creek and Francis RecreAcres.



  • The temperature must be higher than 70 degrees in order for wet playgrounds to open.
  • The temperature must be higher than 60 degrees for harbor snack bars to open.
  • The Winton Queen tour boat runs when temperatures are between 60 and 90 degrees, the winds are below 20 mph and rain chances are less than 50%.
  • The Armleder Trail Connection to Lunken is closed when the Ohio River level is at 38 feet. Armleder Park closes when the river level is at 42 feet. See the National Weather Service for current and forecasted river levels.