The City of Mason parks emphasize a balance of natural resource protection and passive activity with active use of each of the larger parks.
Each park in Mason is family oriented, providing activities for multiple age groups to the extent possible.
Passive parks preserve natural habitat for birds and wild animals. Walking trails and a few benches are provided for the enjoyment of humans.
Active sports facilities are provided in locations that improve community-wide distribution and allow flexibility as the community grows.
Visit the 301 acres of developed parks in Mason:
- Meadows Park
- Thomas P. Quinn Park
- Frank Hosea Woods Park
- Corwin M. Nixon Park
- Heritage Oak Park
- Pine Hill Lakes Park
- Mason Sports Park
The parks are also supported by the Mason Parks & Recreation Foundation. Its purpose is to enhance the quality of life by encouraging the support of parks, places, and programs.
The foundation is working with the city to build an all-inclusive playground for people of all abilities. Called Common Ground, it will be built on city-owned land on Snider Road. Fundraising efforts are currently underway.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need to buy a fishing pass to fish at Pine Hill Lakes?
Yes. Fishing passes are required for anyone fishing over the age of 10. Daily and season passes are available at Mason Municipal Center, 6000 Mason-Montgomery Road, Mason, Ohio and at Mason Community Center, 6050 Mason-Montgomery Road, Mason, Ohio.
May I bring my pet?
Yes. Dogs and cats are welcome if they are controlled at all times on a leash no more than 6 feet long. Doggie Bag Dispensers are available in the parks to encourage responsible pet ownership.
May I practice golf in the parks?
No. Balls left behind are hazards for other visitors and athletic participants. Also, balls hit by mowing equipment are very dangerous.
Is beer permitted?
No. All alcoholic beverages are prohibited.
May I reserve a shelter?
Shelters are available on a first come, first serve basis.
May I reserve baseball, softball, or soccer fields?
Field scheduling priority is given to organized Mason sports leagues. If you have any questions pertaining to field reservations, please call the field scheduler at 513.229.8500, extension 1015.
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