BATTELLE DARBY CREEK
1775 Darby Creek Drive
Galloway, OH 43119
(southwestern Franklin County)
From I-270 take the West Broad Street (U.S. 40) exit west. Go about 5 miles on Broad Street and turn left onto Darby Creek Drive. Main entrance is about 3 miles on the right.
Nature Center: 1415
Darby Creek Drive, Galloway OH 43119. On the right about 1 mile before the main park entrance.
Indian Ridge Picnic Area: 2705
Darby Creek Drive, Galloway OH 43119. Continue south on Darby Creek
Drive past the main park entrance about 1 mile. Entrance is on the
right, just south of Alkire Road.
Canoe Access/Sledding Hill:
8465 Alkire Road, Galloway OH 43119: From I-270 take the
West Broad Street (U.S. 40) exit west. Go about five miles
Street to Darby Creek Drive. Turn left onto Darby Creek
proceed 3.75 miles to Alkire Road. Turn right on Alkire Road
and go about 0.75 miles. The parking lot for canoe access and the
sledding hill is on the left.
Ice Skating Pond:
3711 Gardner Road, Georgesville OH 43123: Take I-70 west to exit 85, SR
142 and go south about 6.5 miles on Plain City-Georgesville Road /
Gardner Road. Entrance is on the right.
2914 Georgesville/Wrightsville Road,
Georgesville, OH. From I-270, take the West Broad Street (U.S. 40) exit
west. Go about 5 miles on Broad Street and turn left on Darby Creek
Drive. Go about 3.75 miles to Alkire Road and turn right. Go about 1
mile to Georgesville/Wrightsville Road and turn left. Entrance to the
Wagtail Trail is about 0.3 miles on left.
Osprey Lake: 5800
Harrisburg-Georgesville Road, Darby Dale OH 43123: Take exit 97 on I-71
and go 5.25 miles on
SR 665 to the T-junction of Norton
Road/Harrisburg-Georgesville Road. Turn left onto
Harrisburg-Georgesville Road and go about 0.4 miles. Entrance is on the
Pleasant Valley Area: 9137 US Route 62, Orient OH 43146: Take exit 94 on I-71 and go 1.75 miles on Sr 62 / SR 3 southwest towards Harrisburg. Entrance is on the left.
Public Hunting Area: Must have proper state and federal licenses
to hunt legal species. In addition, special regulations apply at the
park's public hunting area. Hunting Area Rules & Regulations