Parks to Watch

Our Neighborhood Parks Campaign is focused on the vitalization and improvement of eight Cincinnati Parks, spread across neighborhoods throughout the city. Parks were selected based upon the Cincinnati Parks’ 2007 Master Plan, immediate need and a cultural enhancement to the system.

People sitting in lawn chairs at a concert at the Burnet Woods bandstand

BURNET WOODS

CLIFTON / CORRYVILLE /CUF

Projects include new accessible pathways and a natural playscape, invasive species removal, additional lighting, and improvements to the lake, trails and Trailside Nature Center.


Flowering bushes and trees at Mt. Airy Arboretum

MT AIRY FOREST

MT. AIRY / WESTWOOD

Projects include enhancements to the arboretum, new accessible pathways and improvements to the picnic areas and trails.


A clay model of the Ezzard Charles Statue at Laurel Park

LAUREL PARK

WEST END

Projects include the design, development and programming of an Ezzard Charles statue, new lighting, an accompanying mobile app and continued maintenance.


A picnic table with a view of the city at Fairview Park

FAIRVIEW PARK

CUF

Projects include a complete playground replacement and improvements to lighting within the park.


The historic structure at Bellevue Park overlooking the city

BELLEVUE PARK

CUF

Projects include a complete playground replacement, improvements to the picnic areas and major trail restoration.


A flowering tree next to the Temple of Love structure in Mt. Storm Park

MT. STORM PARK

CLIFTON

Projects include the development of a new Master Plan in the style of designer Adolf Strauch, invasive species removal and installation of several hundred trees.


A statue of a woman at Hyde Park Square

HYDE PARK SQUARE

HYDE PARK

Projects include the installation of a new beautiful safety barrier along with fresh sod and additional flower beds.


Volunteers removing honeysuckle at Inwood

INWOOD PARK

CUF / MT. AUBURN

Projects include new accessible pathways, lighting and playground, invasive species removal, additional parking, historic pavilion restoration and improvements to picnic areas.