Park Directions

Battelle Darby Creek

From I-270 take W Broad St (US 40) exit west. Go about 5 miles on Broad St to Darby Creek Dr. Turn left onto Darby Creek Dr and go 3 miles to main park entrance on right.

Nature Center

Entrance is on right 1 mile before main park entrance. (Indian Ridge Picnic Area is 1 mile south of the main entrance on the right).

Blacklick Woods

From I-270, take the E Main St/Reyn- oldsburg exit. Go east on Main St to Brice Rd and turn right. Take Brice Rd to Livingston Ave and turn left. Entrance is about 1.5 miles on the right. Golf course is 1⁄4 mile beyond the park entrance.

Blendon Woods

From I-270, take State Route 161 exit (30B) toward New Albany onto
E Dublin-Granville Road. Go 1.6 miles then take the Little Turtle Way exit and turn right. Go to Old SR 161 and turn right. Entrance is 1/2 mile on left.

Chestnut Ridge

From I-270, take US 33 east toward Lancaster. Go about 11 miles and turn right on Winchester Rd. Entrance is about 3 miles on the left.

Clear Creek

From I-270, take US 33 about 32 miles. Turn right on Clear Creek Rd (SR 116). Picnic areas, facilities and trails are located along Clear Creek Rd for the next seven miles.

Glacier Ridge

Take I-270 toward Dublin. Take 33/161 west (exit 17B) toward Marysville. Follow 33/161 west to the 161/Plain City/Post Rd exit. Turn right at the light and then immediately left on Hyland Croy Rd. The Honda Wetland Education Area is 1 mile north on the left (7825 Hyland Croy Rd). The park’s main entrance is 2 miles further north.

Heritage Trail Park

From I-270 take Tuttle Rd and turn left onto Wilcox Rd. Turn right onto Hayden Run Rd. Entrance is about 2 3⁄4 miles on the right.

Highbanks

From I-270, take US 23 North about 3 miles. Entrance is on the left, just before Powell Rd.

Homestead

Take I-270, turn west onto Cemetery Road toward Hilliard. Go past Main St and road merges with Scioto Darby Rd. Go to Cosgray Rd and turn right. Entrance on left.

Inniswood Metro Gardens

From I-270, take SR 3/Westerville Rd exit south to Dempsey Rd and turn left. Go about 1 mile to Hempstead Rd and turn left. Turn again on Hempstead Rd as it jogs right just past the Blendon Town- ship Complex. Entrance is about 100 yards on the right.

Pickerington Ponds

Main Entrance: From I-270, take I-70 west to the Plain City- Georgesville Rd/SR 142 exit and go north on SR 142 about 0.8 miles. Entrance on right

Prairie Oaks

From I-270, take I-70 west to the Plain City- Georgesville Rd/SR 142 exit and go north on SR 142 about 0.8 miles. Entrance on right

Sycamore Plains Trail

From I-270, take I-70 west to the Plain City-Georgesville Rd/ SR 142 exit and go about 1⁄4 mile south. Turn left on High Free Pike. Go about 1 mile to Roberts Rd, turn left and go about 1 mile. Turn left on Amity Rd.

Darby Bend Lakes

From I-270, take I-70 west to the West Jefferson/Plain City exit, turn right onto Plain City-Georgesville Rd/SR 142. Go about 2.25 miles to Lucas Rd (passing the main park entrance) and turn right. Go across Big Darby Creek, turn right on Amity Road, go about 0.5 miles.

Beaver Lake

From I-270 take I-70 west to West Jefferson/Plain City exit, turn right onto Plain City-Georgesville Rd/SR 142. Go about 2.25 miles to Lucas Rd and turn right. Entrance is about 0.25 miles on right.

Rocky Fork

From I-270 take exit 30 to SR 161/New Albany, go 3 miles and take New Albany Rd exit, turn left and follow as it veers right on New Albany Rd East. Go 0.5 miles and turn left on SR 605 (New Albany-Condit Rd). Go 1.4 miles, turn right on E. Walnut St. Entrance 0.7 miles on left.

Scioto Audubon

From I-71, take the Greenlawn Ave exit east 1/3 mile and turn left on S Front St. Go 1/4 mile and turn left on W Whittier St. Entrance is 1/3 mile on left.

Sharon Woods

From I-270, take the Cleveland Ave North exit. Entrance is about 1⁄2 mile on the left.

Spring Hollow Lodge

Cannot be accessed from Sharon Woods entrance. Continue north on Cleveland Ave, past the main park entrance to Main St and turn left. Go about 1.5 miles and turn left into park.

Slate Run

From I-270, take US 33 east toward Lancaster to the Canal Winchester/SR 674 exit. Turn right onto Gender Rd/SR 674 and go about 2 miles until it dead-ends into Lithopolis Rd. Turn left and go about 1⁄2 mile to SR 674. Turn right and go about 4 miles to the entrance on the right.

Slate Run Wetlands

Continue past main park entrance 1⁄2 mile to Marcy Rd and turn right. Go 3 miles to Winchester Rd and turn right. Wetlands entrance is about 2 miles on the right.

Three Creeks

From I-270, take US 33 east towards Lancaster about 1 mile. Turn right on Hamilton Rd and go about 1.25 miles to Bixby Rd and turn right. Entrance is about 0.75 miles on the right.

Walnut Woods
From I-270, take US 33 east toward Lancaster. Go about 1.3 miles then turn right on Hamilton Rd/SR 317. Go 2.7 miles and turn left onto Main St/Groveport Rd.

Buckeye Area

Go 2 miles to Lithopolis Rd and turn right. Entrance is 0.75 miles on left. Park office is across the road at 6723 Lithopolos Road.

Tall Pines Area

Go 1.4 miles to Richardson Road and turn right. Entrance is about 1.1 miles on right.