Posts Tagged: great parks of hamilton county

Great Parks’ Maple Sugar Days

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Tap into the sweet fun of Ohio maple sugaring during Maple Sugar Days! Join other families at Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve (3455 Poole Road) on Saturday, February 24, and Sunday, February 25, from Noon to 4 p.m. The tradition of maple sugaring has been passed down through the generations. Families can discover how the sticky sap from the… Read more »

All Things Chocolate

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The tastiest holiday is right around the corner, so get ready to celebrate with All Things Chocolate from Great Parks of Hamilton County! Held on Feb. 11 at 2 p.m. at Winton Woods (10245 Winton Road), All Things Chocolate presents the interesting history, production and uses of chocolate while sampling a variety of sweet, and… Read more »

Mom Report: Great Parks of Hamilton County

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The Great Parks System (greatparks.org) is an amazing resource to have in the Tristate. Often playgrounds and hiking is what is most associated with these Hamilton County parks. Though I use the park system for these two activities, I have recently been very impressed with their educational programming. Earlier this month, I attended two events… Read more »

Bike Your Park

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Saturday, September 30, is Bike Your Park Day, so gather your crew to explore Great Parks of Hamilton County on two wheels!  Great Parks has nearly 80 miles of trails, including an eight-mile mountain bike trail.  Click here to find access points to the 78-mile Little Miami Scenic Trail, one of the longest paved trails… Read more »

Late Afternoon at Fernbank Park

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“Count to 100. No, 200,” the kids urged, before running to hide for a game of Hide and Seek. They hid under slides, inside slide tubes and beneath canopies. At “100,” a shout of “Ready or not, here I come” was followed by delighted squeals and running, while moms and grandparents watched the happy chaos… Read more »

Free App to Explore the Outdoors

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Great Parks of Hamilton County is connecting people to nature through technology with a free app called Discovery Agents.  It’s a brand-new way for families to explore the outdoors with interactive games and fun. Currently the app is only available at Sharon Woods (11450 Lebanon Road).  Discovery Agents encourages visitors to find hidden geo-located challenges… Read more »

Free Fun in the Great Outdoors

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Let’s have a great day of outdoor fun with Great Parks Foundation during AdventureFest at Mitchell Memorial Forest on Saturday, June 3 from 12–8 p.m.   AdventureFest is a free community event for kids and adults who want to experience cool stuff to do in Great Parks!   Spanning more than 1,400 acres in western Hamilton County,… Read more »

Yoga in the Park

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Yoga has a ton of physical and mental benefits, as does spending time in the outdoors.  Why not combine both with a little help from Great Parks of Hamilton County? Yoga After Work will be offered every Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. beginning March 7 at Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve (3455 Poole Road).  One-hour sessions will be… Read more »

Animal Adventures

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Winter break is here, and it’s a good excuse to do some couch-surfing while playing a video game or watching TV.  But winter is a great time to get outdoors!  If you need an idea to keep the kids active while on break, check out Great Parks of Hamilton County’s Animal Adventures.  Kids will learn… Read more »

Mom Report: Woodland Mound

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After purchasing our annual Hamilton County Parks pass, I excitedly browse the parks guide. My family adores the splash parks at Winton Woods, Woodland Mound and Miami Whitewater Forest — we always get my boys yearly bracelets so we can go as much as we desire. Going to Parky’s Farm is another favorite. Yet even… Read more »

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