Current Park Conditions


Check Conditions Before You Go

Last updated: Tuesday, October 21, 2014, at 8:30 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.

Park Conditions

Otto Armleder Memorial Park and Recreation Complex: The park, dog park and trails are open.

Avoca Trailhead: Open

Bass Island: Open

Embshoff Woods: Open 

Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve: Open

Fernbank Park: Open

Route 50 between Bender Road and Dinning Lane is currently reduced to one lane in each direction. Please anticipate traffic delays while visiting Fernbank Park.

Francis RecreAcres: Open

Glenwood Gardens: Open

Kroger Hills: Open

Lake Isabella: Open

Little Miami Golf Center: Open

Miami Whitewater Forest: Open. The wooded horse trail is Closed.

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

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

Oak Glen Nature Preserve: Closed. For more information and updates, please click here.

Sharon Woods: Open

Shawnee Lookout: Open. The boat ramp is closed.

Blue Jacket Trail will be closed for maintenance October 20-21.

Triple Creek: Open

Winton Woods: Open

Please be advised of the Metropolitian Sewer District Aerial Sewer Replacement Project occuring at Winton Lake in 2014. Some closings and inconveniences should be anticipated during this project. Your patience and understanding will be greatly appreciated! Construction Advisory Update, April 25, 2014 

Withrow Nature Preserve: Open

Woodland Mound: Open. The Steamboat Bend Boat Dock has been removed for the winter.



Wet Playgrounds: Closed for the season and will reopen in May 2015.

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



  • Boathouses: Lake temperatures have dropped below 60 degrees, so stand-up paddleboard, kayak, canoe and other boat rentals are closed for the year.
  • 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 water temperature must be above 68 degrees for standup paddleboard rentals and above 60 degrees for kayak and canoe rentals. As of October 8, 2014, standup paddleboard rentals are closed for the year.
  • 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.