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A family poses together for a photo.

In the midst of the pandemic, people have been looking for ways to get outside and enjoy nature now more than ever. For Katrina Rugless and her family, park visits in 2020 were places of escape and restoration.

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Clifty Falls State Park

Did you know that May is Mental Health Awareness month? Physical health is a significant part of you, but mental health, in my opinion, is more important than anything else. Struggling with depression myself, it is so important for me to give myself some solid rest and relaxation. A lot of times, we are so […]

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Shell-a-brate Turtles

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There are 11 species of turtle that can be found in the state of Ohio, and only four of them cannot be found in Hamilton County. Turtles are in the order Testudines and can relate back to the Triassic period from 200 million years ago. These creatures worldwide are one of the most endangered species. […]

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Day Tripper

All, From the Field

One of the best things about being a part of Great Parks’ operations department is knowing that we help provide a space for people to connect with nature. A place to relax, reflect and refresh. A place to get away from the daily grind. So where do WE go when we want to get away […]

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2013 Camping Season

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Camping season will be here very soon and the Hamilton County Park District is accepting reservations for campsites. Whether it’s a weekend stay or a long vacation, Park District campgrounds offer great views and amenities. Winton Woods Campground Opens March 1 Winton Woods Campground includes eight large deluxe cabins that sleep up to six with […]

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