Cincinnati Parks and Gardens

(Cincinnati, Ohio - OH, USA)

Cincinnati is home to a number of scenic parks and landscaped gardens that complement its wonderful position on the banks of the Ohio River. The city's parks are also home to various other attractions, such as a number of Cincinnati's museums and galleries, making a picnic lunch an ideal way to finish off a morning of cultural activities.

Most parks in Cincinnati boast several walking trails and other sporting facilities. Here are Cincinnati's main parks and gardens.

Bicentennial Commons at Sawyer Point Park

Address: 705 East Pete Rose Way, Cincinnati, Ohio OH, USA
Tel: +1 513 352 6180
A favorite among locals is this riverside park which hugs the banks of the Ohio River and features beautiful gardens, plenty of walking trails, picturesque picnic spots and great views of the river. Opened to commemorate the city's 200th birthday, Cincinnati's Bicentennial Commons at Sawyer Point Park is also home to an entertaining history walk utilizing monuments such as the much talked about flying pigs, a reference to the city's meatpacking days.
Open hours: daily - 07:00 to 23:00
Admission: free

Burnet Woods

Address: Brookline Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio OH, USA
Tel: +1 513 751 3679
Located near the University of Cincinnati, this park is popular among students for its picturesque surroundings and small lake. Burnet Woods is also home to Wolff Planetarium, the second-oldest planetarium west of the Allegheny Mountains.
Open hours: daily - 07:00 to 22:00
Admission: free

Cincinnati Nature Center

Address: 4949 Tealtown Road, Milford, Ohio OH, USA
Tel: +1 513 831 1711
To the east of Cincinnati city lies this expansive nature preserve boasting a number of different hiking trails of varying difficulties, as well as several lakes, a bird-watching area, nature exhibits and a gift shop.
Open hours: daily - 08:00 to dusk
Admission: charge

Eden Park

Address: 950 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio OH, 45202, USA
Tel: +1 513 352 4080
Eden Park is an attractive and expansive park that is home to the Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati Art Academy and Krohn Conservatory. A wander through the park will take you past landscaped gardens, lakes, fountains, various monuments and statues, and picturesque gazebos.
Open hours: daily
Admission: free

Krohn Conservatory

Address: Park Board, 1501 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio OH, 45202, USA
Tel: +1 513 421 4086
One of the largest public greenhouses in the country and built in 1933, Cincinnati's Krohn Conservatory contains regular floral exhibits as well as palm, tropical, desert, and orchid houses, complete with a rainforest waterfall.
Open hours: daily - 10:00 to 17:00
Admission: free