Backpacking is free by reservation at Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park and 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:
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:
Scout Troops can reserve our three Day Camps for day camping or overnight camping. Organized and sponsored youth and church groups can reserve them for day camping only. The Day Camps are at the following parks:
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.
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:
There are sledding hills at: