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Columbus Metro Parks offers many places to adventure and hike

Columbus Metro Parks offers many places to adventure and hike

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Columbus Metro Parks offers many places to adventure and hike. Glacier Ridge Metro Park is

Slate Run Metro Park. Outdoor Space

While we love Columbus and everything our vibrant city has to offer, there's something to be said about tieing up your boots, grabbing a water bottle, ...

A girl climbs a tree in the natural play area at Sharon Woods, while other

The Friends of Metro Parks were met with bright blue skies, brilliant sunshine, and the first taste of spring for a Friends Only hike at Chestnut Ridge ...

Kids climb over a fort built in natural play area at Sharon Woods

One of the most exciting parts of a Friends of Metro Parks membership is the access to some exclusive opportunities. Chestnut Ridge is open to the public ...

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MAP: Parks & Trails

Stay tuned for parts 2 & 3 as we continue the Columbus Metro Parks Passport Program! We are loving all the adventure… and memories!

Highbanks Metro Park | Columbus, Ohio

Highbanks Metro Park

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Cedar Falls at Hocking Hills

Hocking Hills Canopy Tours offers a unqiue expereince unlike any other in Ohio.

Inniswood Metro Garden Poison Ivy.

Lake Trail in autumn (Bradley Paskievitch)

We now have two great ways for you to get out into the Metro Parks and enjoy Geocaching Adventures.

Metro Parks host first Winter Hike of the season

Blacklick Woods Metro Park. Outdoor Space

We had so much fun on this hiking adventure, that we decided to check out other places to hike. We discovered that Columbus has a wonderful Metro Parks ...

Highbanks Metro Park (Lewis Center) - 2019 All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go (with Photos) - TripAdvisor

Group of kids fish from a deck over the pond at Highbanks Metro Park

Breaking the mold of every Columbus metro park to precede it, The QT would be a primitive playground for kayaking and other water recreation, camping, ...

Blendon Woods is right in the backyard of our beautiful apartments in New Albany, near

Highbanks Metro Park

Blogger Melissa Gebauer hikes on the Appalachian Trail.

45th Annual Winter Hike Series – Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park

America's Most Affordable Outdoorsy Cities, 2018: Open-Air Adventure at Cut-Rate Costs

Photo of Highbanks Metro Park - Lewis Center, OH, United States ...

If exploring nature is more your cup of tea, you'll find dozens of hikes this summer with Columbus Metro Parks for all levels.

Highbanks Metro Park - 137 Photos & 77 Reviews - Parks - 9466 Columbus Pike, Lewis Center, OH - Phone Number - Yelp

Scenic Adventures at Cloudland Canyon State Park

Photo of Scioto Audubon Metro Park - Columbus, OH, United States. Sunset after

Bridge over Darby Creek (Kim Graham)

Atlanta's best hiking trails – our top 10 favorite hikes

Clear Creek Metro Park

Ohio & Erie Canalway Towpath Trail in downtown Akron | Photo by Bruce Ford, courtesy Summit Metro Parks

20 reasons to love Dayton's MetroParks

Friends of Camp Chase Trail

Photo of Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park - Galloway, OH, United States. Nature

... Park in Dublin or Blendon Woods Metro Park in Columbus. If you're feeling adventurous, head to Akron's outdoor ice rink where you'll find the unique ...

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Hike at any of the Columbus Metro Parks or Delaware Preservation Parks. Or just go on a walk anywhere and hold hands.

WATCH: 2018 Metro Parks Special

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New Analysis Reveals Top 50 Cities for Access to the Outdoors

Georgia hiking with kids: my family's favorite trails

Hocking Hills has things to do every season to keep the excitement, or relaxation, going throughout the year. Enjoy a day on the river while kayaking or ...

Scioto Trail State Park. Outdoor Space

Photo of Highbanks Metro Park - Lewis Center, OH, United States. Looking down

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Cuyahoga Valley: A Guide to Ohio's Only National Park

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Metro Parks – 70 Years Strong

Clear Creek Metro Park

We had so much fun on this hiking adventure, that we decided to check out other places to hike. We discovered that Columbus has a wonderful Metro Parks ...

Sharon Woods Metro Park

Glacial grooves from Pleistocene glaciation on Columbus Limestone (Middle Devonian) (Glacial Grooves State

Biking

Photo of Highbanks Metro Park - Lewis Center, OH, United States. Tree display

Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Outdoor Space

50 Budget-Friendly Travel Ideas for Families

Glacier Ridge Metro Park

The Best Waterfalls in Ohio: A Photography Location Guide - Finding the Universe

Clear Creek Metro Park (Rockbridge) - 2019 All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go (with Photos) - TripAdvisor

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Upper Falls at Old Man's Cave

Metro Park could blaze Quarry Trails as regional attraction - News - ThisWeek Community News - Lewis Center, OH

Off-Trail Adventuring at Columbus' Metro Parks

Frank Szekely

Ohio hiker chronicles first solo thru-hike of Buckeye Trail in new book

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PAVED PATHS & OFF-ROAD TRAILS: THE BEST RUN ROUTES IN COLUMBUS

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10 Secret Spots In Ohio Where Nature Will Completely Relax You

Inniswood Metro Gardens

The Two Mile Loop at Mill Creek Park

Smell the Roses at the Topiary Garden

Hike these fantastic trails to our favorite waterfalls in Georgia, visiting tumbling cascades, scenic creek valleys, and some of our state's most beautiful ...

Horseshoe Falls Trail (Ceasar Creek State Park)