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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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First time ever for prairie burn at Scioto Grove Metro Park 🔥

CARRIE MORROW Assistant Resource Manager Along with awesome Metro Parks team members from various parks and departments, Resource Management completed two terrific burn days in late March 2022, including the …Read More

Has Spring Finally Sprung?! 🌸

JILL SNYDER Assistant Manager – Interpretation & Education Thankfully, most Ohio plants and animals use the length of daylight to judge if spring is here. If they relied on the …Read More

Behind the Parks: Meet Becky at Metro Parks Headquarters 🏢

BECKY COLLINS Ranger/Operations Specialist – Metro Parks Headquarters – What I do at Metro Parks I’ve been with Metro Parks for just over 20 years. I coordinate training, order uniforms …Read More

Metro Parks Uncovered: A Symphony of Springtime Sounds🎵

KATIE BENNETT Naturalist, Clear Creek Metro Park Regardless of the forecast or temperature, nature has many ways of letting us know spring is on the way. Signs of spring are …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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