Non-motorized boating is available at Beaver Lake and Darby Bend Lakes.
Canoeing and kayaking is available at Beaver Lake and Darby Bend Lakes. There is also a canoe access point to Big Darby Creek at 4275 Amity Road, Hilliard.
The Bridle and Coneflower trails are reserved for use as cross-country ski trails when conditions are suitable.
At all public access points on Big Darby Creek and at Beaver Lake and Darby Bend Lakes.
The 5.7-mile Bridle Trail is for horse riding only.
Natural Play Areas
The 25-acre area surrounds Beaver Lake and features giant sycamore trees. Kids and their caregivers can wander off-trail, climb trees, dig in the mud and experience unstructured play in nature. Go to Beaver Lake parking lot on Lucas Road. Entrance at south end of the lot.
Domesticated dogs and cats are permitted in picnic areas, roadways and on designated pet trails. Pets shall be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. Darby Bend Lakes has a doggie beach with dog swimming.
Alder Trail – 0.6 miles
Beaver Lake Trail – 0.9 miles
Darby Creek Greenway Trail – 3.5 miles
Lake View Trails – 0.9 miles (includes Lake View and Mound trails)
River Rock Trail – 0.7 miles
Sycamore Plains Trails – 2.2 miles (includes Sycamore Plains, Osage Orange and Tall Grass trails)
There are picnic shelters at the Prairie View and Whispering Oaks Picnic Areas, and two shelters in the Darby Bend Lakes area, all with tables and grills and available on a first-come first-served basis. The Prairie View area also has play equipment.