Top Westside Cincinnati Playgrounds

Cincinnati’s westside is an underrated area of the city that has many outdoor spaces, hiking trails, and parks for families to enjoy. If you are looking to visit new parks in Cincinnati as the weather warms up, here are some top westside Cincinnati playgrounds options to consider:

Bicentennial Park

2885 Diel Rd Cincinnati, OH 45211

bicentennial park

Located in Green Township, this park sits on 50 acres. Some of their amenities include a playground, nature trail, 3 baseball fields, a shelter house (available by registration) with electrical outlets and a large grill, 15 tables, two of which have handicap accessibility, pickleball court, and almost a mile-long paved trail for hiking and biking. 

Also a part of Bicentennial Park is Unnewehr House. It is one of the oldest homes in Cincinnati as it was built in the 1830s. Well maintained and full of charm, it would be a great choice for you to reserve for your next event! If you are interested in renting Unnewehr House, please call Green Township Public Services at 513-574-8832. 

West Fork Park

4764 West Fork Road Cincinnati, OH 45247

Our featured photo and a local favorite, West Fork Park has many wonderful features that sets it apart from other parks. First, it is fenced in for the safety of adventurous young ones. It is full of bright colors, intentionally designed to grab the attention of children and help keep awareness of their surroundings. There is a mini zip line, maze, play areas for older and smaller children, large stationary musical instruments, multiple swings that also have handicap accessibility. The play area is padded as well for an extra safety measure. 

Fernbank Park

50 Thornton Ave Cincinnati, OH 45233

This park located right along the Ohio River offers a 1.2-mile paved trail, the 1.0-mile Sycamore nature trail, a playground and access to bank fishing on the Ohio River. Two shelters and Fernbank Lodge are reservable. Fernbank Park is a regional park made possible through a partnership between the Cincinnati Park Board and Great Parks.

Kuliga Park

6717 Bridgetown Road, Cincinnati, 45248

kuliga park

Kuliga Park is a 31-acre park in the Green Township. Along with sports fields, a fenced-in playground, and picnic facilities, it also has a paved walking/biking trail.

Delhi Park

5048 Foley Road Cincinnati, OH 45238

Located in Delhi Township, Delhi Park is Cincinnati’s first park, established in 1954. It was originally 16 and a half acres, but now it has grown to over 50 acres. There is a playground, lake and nature trail, and a quarter mile paved walking trail. They have four shelters available that can be rented by reservation ahead of time. They pride themselves on having sports and educational events, family programs, and entertainment, happening all throughout the year.

Delhi Park has nine ball fields. Girls softball and adult softball games happen year round. There are two tennis courts that can also be used as pickleball courts. During the fall, you can catch a youth football game held at their football field. There are many programs during summer break held at the park for children. They also host Concerts in the Park which is popular among neighborhood residents.

Mt. Echo Park

251 Mt. Echo Park Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45205

overlook at mt echo park

This magnificent park’s 84 acres include steep wooded hillsides, hiking trails, playgrounds, picnic areas, and a unique historic reservable picnic shelter. It also features basketball courts, a baseball diamond, and tennis courts maintained by the Cincinnati Recreation Commission. Built in 1928, Mt. Echo pavilion is the shining jewel of Mt. Echo Park. The park’s overlook has one of the most dramatic views of the Ohio River, downtown Cincinnati, and Kentucky of any of our beloved Cincinnati Parks.

Glenway Park

1153 Considine Ave. Cincinnati, OH 45205

glenway park

Glenway Park is located in the East Price Hill neighborhood of Cincinnati. Surrounded by beautiful trees, Glenway Park features a paved walking path, playground, and benches to sit and enjoy the day.

Mayfield Park

3600 Mayfield Ave. Cincinnati, OH 45205

mayfield park

Mayfield Park, located in Price Hill, is a small park featuring a playground, two swing sets, a lawn, and a picnic table.

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