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Welcome to Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks

Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks (Metro Parks) is a public agency serving the citizens of Central Ohio by providing a regional system of clean, safe, natural area parks. Metro Parks features 20 outstanding natural area parks with more than 230 miles of trails and over 28,400 acres of land in seven Central Ohio counties.

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Furry Friends Make for the Best Hiking Buddies

LIZ CHRISTIAN Social Media and Marketing Specialist Hiking is fun, but hiking with your best friend is even better! Metro Parks has over 100 miles of pet trails throughout the …Read More

20 IN 23: The Story of Slate Run

VIRGINIA GORDON Communications Coordinator Slate Run, when it opened in 1981, became the largest Metro Park in the Columbus and Franklin County Metropolitan Park District. In 1963, a full 18 …Read More

25 Years of Summer Camp

ASHLEY YOCKEY Camp and Event Specialist It may be frosty and cold outside, but summer will be here sooner than you know! Here at Metro Parks, summertime is always on …Read More

Behind the Parks: Meet Larry at Blacklick Woods Golf Course

Larry Logan Maintenance Technician, Blacklick Woods Golf Course Hometown and background I was born in Columbus, but my family moved to Daytona in Florida when I was two years old. …Read More

Activities in your Metro Parks

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Archery

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Backpacking

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Biking

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Boating

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Canoeing
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Cross Country
Skiing

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Day Camps

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Disc Golf

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Fishing

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Fitness

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Golfing

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Horseback
Riding

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Ice Skating

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Mountain
Biking

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Natural
Play Areas

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Nature
Centers

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Nature
Preserves

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Obstacle
Course

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Pets

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Picnicking

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Play Areas

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Rock
Climbing

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Sledding

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