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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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20 IN 22: The Second Child (Blendon Woods)

VIRGINIA GORDON Communications Coordinator The first child gets all the love. But somehow, when the second child comes along, and even though the love of the first is undiminished, plenty …Read More

Raising Quail

CARRIE MORROW Assistant Resource Manager As the summer begins to wind down, so do our efforts of raising and releasing northern bobwhite quail into our parks. Slate Run is in its …Read More

Behind the Parks: Meet Casey at Three Creeks

Casey Kirker Park Technician, Three Creeks Metro Park – Hometown I’m from Bexley, on the east side of Columbus. We lived close to Alum Creek. What I do at Metro …Read More

Amazing fall programs and events at Metro Parks

JILL SNYDER Visitor Engagement Manager The fall weather makes for a wonderful day in the park and there is so much to celebrate as the season changes. The cool crisp …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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