Government Resources · Parks & Recreation

Federal

National Park Service
History, guides, and educational materials for the National Parks.
Recreation.gov
Recreational opportunities on federal lands searchable by state, activity, or agency.

State

Ohio Department of Natural Resources
Information on Ohio state nature preserves, fishing, boating, and wildlife.
Ohio Department of Natural Resources - Division of Forestry
Descriptions, maps, and directions for the 20 state forests.
Ohio State Parks
Complete information on Ohio’s 73 state parks, with listings by park activity (boating, fishing, camping) and by type of accommodation (lodges, cabins, campgrounds).

Local

Cincinnati Park Board
Information on Cincinnati’s extensive park system, with a directory and a description of each park, schedule of upcoming concerts and other events, and a feature on the Krohn Conservatory.
Cincinnati Recreation Commission
Detailed information on City of Cincinnati recreational centers, golf courses and athletic programs.
Hamilton County Park District
Directions, maps, and descriptions of the district’s 11 parks and 5 nature preserves, as well as an event calendar.