The 119-year-old Mt. Airy Forest is listed as the city's largest park, with nearly 1,500 acres, including hiking, bridle and mountain biking trails, an arboretim and a wheelchair-accessible treehouse.
According to the article, Cincinnati also encourages people to visit neighborhood parks such as Fleischmann Gardens (given to the city by the Fleischmann Yeast Company heirs), a beautifully landscaped four-acre park with winding walkways and an evergreen maze; and Wilson Commons on the west side, with a walking loop and overlook of the Ohio River.
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Featured image at top: Hikers in Ohio explore Burnet Woods, a 90-acre park near the University of Cincinnati and a top spot for birding and hiking. Photo/Kate Gille/Cincinnati Parks Foundation