There’s always something happening in your Metro Parks!

Whatever you enjoy doing outdoors, Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks are a great place to begin your adventure. Find adventurous things to do, new activities to try and places to explore every day of the year! For more than seven decades, your Metro Parks have been a treasured natural resource for generations of central Ohioans of all ages and abilities.

Metro Parks are free and belong to everyone… so get out, get active and have some fun.

Take a walk on the wild side this summer

HIGHBANKS The 2.5-mile Dripping Rock Trail at Highbanks Metro Parks is a great trail for a family hike with the kids. This trail is moderate in elevation as it winds …Read More

Tim Talks: Free golf for Franklin County residents

Franklin County residents can now golf for free on the 3- and 9-hole courses at Blacklick Woods! ⛳️ SEE MORE TIM TALKS VIDEOS

Run wild in Metro Parks

Watch your kids eyes light up with excitement as they climb on the recreation structures at Glacier Ridge, run wild in the natural play area at Blendon Woods or explore …Read More

Get your adrenaline pumping at Scioto Grove

LISA WILLIAMS, Guest Blogger Each of the Metro Parks has its own collection of things to do in the great outdoors. Some are great play places for kids and adults. …Read More

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