December 03, 2021

Where to Find Cincinnati's 10 Most Stunning Overlooks

It is said that Cincinnati is built on seven hills, like Rome — the city is actually named for Roman agrarian and military general Cincinnatus — but the reality is we have plenty more hills, heights and neighborhood names that begin with “Mount” than that. The alternating peaks and valleys of the city create excellent views from a variety of vantage points. There are about 50 classified scenic overlooks throughout the Tristate and many other secret spots from which to see the lights of the city and the winding Ohio River.
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Watch the Sun Set Over the City at Devou Park
790 Park Lane, Covington
Devou Park is the largest park in Covington, covering 700 acres of land. Bike, hike, golf or catch a beautiful view of the city at the park's overlook.  
Photo: Hailey Bollinger

Watch the Sun Set Over the City at Devou Park

790 Park Lane, Covington
Devou Park is the largest park in Covington, covering 700 acres of land. Bike, hike, golf or catch a beautiful view of the city at the park's overlook.
Photo: Hailey Bollinger
Mt. Adams Steps
99-1 Guido St., Mt. Adams
Photo: Hailey Bollinger

Mt. Adams Steps

99-1 Guido St., Mt. Adams
Photo: Hailey Bollinger
Mt. Echo Park
202 Crestline Ave., East Price Hill
Photo: Hailey Bollinger

Mt. Echo Park

202 Crestline Ave., East Price Hill
Photo: Hailey Bollinger
Jackson Hill Park
2027 Eleanor Pl., Mt. Auburn
Photo: Hailey Bollinger

Jackson Hill Park

2027 Eleanor Pl., Mt. Auburn
Photo: Hailey Bollinger
Eden Park Twin Lakes Overlook
950 Eden Park Dr., Mount Adams
Photo: Hailey Bollinger

Eden Park Twin Lakes Overlook

950 Eden Park Dr., Mount Adams
Photo: Hailey Bollinger
Prospect Hill Park
Between Milton and Boal Streets
Photo: Hailey Bollinger

Prospect Hill Park

Between Milton and Boal Streets
Photo: Hailey Bollinger
Olden View Park
2610 Eighth St. W, East Price Hill
Photo: Hailey Bollinger

Olden View Park

2610 Eighth St. W, East Price Hill
Photo: Hailey Bollinger
Fairview  Park
501 West McMillan St., Clifton Heights
Photo: Hailey Bollinger

Fairview Park

501 West McMillan St., Clifton Heights
Photo: Hailey Bollinger
Main Street Steps
Corner of Main and Sietz Streets
Photo: Hailey Bollinger

Main Street Steps

Corner of Main and Sietz Streets
Photo: Hailey Bollinger
Prospect Hill Steps
Between Milton and Boal Streets in Prospect Hill
Photo: Hailey Bollinger

Prospect Hill Steps

Between Milton and Boal Streets in Prospect Hill
Photo: Hailey Bollinger