Parks have been fully integrated into every stage of the city's planning, which makes it convenient to find a green space in this city. Whether you are looking for bicycle and running paths, nature walks, hiking trials, camping sites or even recreational areas, Central Ohio has it.
Check out the links below for maps, details or more information.
Columbus Department of Recreation and Parks
The City of Columbus has over 200 developed parks that range in size from small areas to hundred-acre regional parks; this site can help you locate a recreational area near you.
Columbus Metro Parks
With 14 metro parks throughout central Ohio, this site can act as your guide to the green spaces, the activities and unique offerings of each park.
Ohio Department of Natural Resources
Ohio has 74 state parks that offer a variety of outdoor experiences, and this site gives you maps, details and directions for each one. Begin here for related information on recreation and wildlife conservation.
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Garden
With a low admission fee, the former site of 'AmeriFlora 92' is a great place to spend a day with friends, family or that special someone.
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