There are archery courses at:
Backpacking is free by reservation at Scioto Grove Metro Park.
Almost 75 miles of trails are suitable for biking. Bike trails are at these parks:
In addition, biking is allowed on all park roads and on picnic area paths.
Scioto Audubon has a boat ramp to launch motorized boats onto the Scioto River.
Canoeing and kayaking is available at:
In addition, visitors can canoe or kayak on Darby Bend Lakes and Beaver Lake at Prairie Oaks.
Cross-country skiing is available on all trails when ski conditions exist.
Some trails are closed to all activities except cross-country skiing when conditions are suitable, at:
Fishing is permitted at:
There are fitness courses at:
Blacklick Woods Golf Courses feature an 18-hole and a 9-hole course, plus a driving range.
Battelle Darby Creek and Blendon Woods have ice skating ponds when conditions are suitable.
Chestnut Ridge features a 9-mile mountain biking trail.
Natural Play Areas
Areas where kids and caregivers can have fun and adventure off-trail are at:
Dog Swimming Areas
There are designated pet trails for leashed pets (no longer than six feet) at:
In addition, leashed pets can be walked on park roads and on picnic area paths. Rocky Fork Metro Park also has a short off-leash trail.
Picnic shelters with grills are available free on a first come-first served basis at:
Play areas are available in picnic areas at:
Scioto Audubon features a 32-foot climbing wall.