The Columbus Metro Parks System

Columbus is a pretty flat city topographically, so it has to make the most of what natural scenery it has. In that frame, its Metro Parks system is constantly upgraded and expanded. This page lists all the pertinent details on the current system.

**Last Updated 9/17/2015- Incomplete

Full Metro Parks System
# of Parks: 17
Total Acres: 26,732
Total Trails: 106 (Not including State trails or Bikeways)

Battelle-Darby Metro Park
Hours: 6:30AM-10PM April-September, 6:30AM-8PM October-March
Phone: 614-370-6254
Location: Far Western Franklin County along the Big Darby Creek.
Size in Acres: 7,070
Trail #: 13
Trail Mileage: 33 (non-continuous)
Amenities: Nature Center, Bike and Walking Trails, Bison, Shelters, Picnic Areas, Nature Programs, Hiking Tours, Fishing, National and State Scenic River, Lodge, Historic Buildings, Ancient Earthworks, Prairie, Forest and Wetland Environments, Playground, Restrooms.

Park Map: http://www.metroparks.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/BDC-parkmap@2x.gif

Blacklick Woods
Hours: 6:30AM-10PM April-September, 6:30AM-8PM October-March
Phone: 614-208-4247
Location: 6975 E. Livingston Avenue, Reynoldsburg
Size in Acres: 643
Trail #: 6
Trail Mileage: 24.1 (non-continuous)
Amenities: Biking and Walking Trails, Golf Course, Shelters, Lodge, Picnic Areas, Playground, Restrooms, Vending Machine, Basketball Court.

Park Map:
http://www.metroparks.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/BLK-parkmap@2x.gif

Blendon Woods
Hours: 6:30AM-10PM April-September, 6:30AM-8PM October-March
Phone: 614-620-1861
Location: 4265 E. Dublin-Granville Road, Westerville
Size in Acres: 653
# of Trails: 7
Trail Mileage: 5.55
Amenities: Walking and Crosscountry Ski Trails, Shelters, Picnic Areas, Playground, Disc Golf, Ice Skating, Sledding Hill, Restrooms.

Park Map: http://www.metroparks.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/BLN-parkmap@2x.gif

Chestnut Ridge
Hours: 6:30AM-Dark, Year-Round
Phone: 614-208-4298
Location: 8445 Winchester Road NW, Carroll
Size in Acres: 486
# of Trails: 4
Trail Mileage: 11.4
Amenities: Walking and Biking Trails, Picnic Areas, Panoramic Views, Fishing, Playground.

Park Map: http://www.metroparks.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/CHR-parkmap@2x.gif

Clear Creek
Hours: 6:30AM-Dark, Year-Round
Phone: 740-438-3007
Location: 185 Clear Creek Road, Rockbridge
Size in Acres: 5,382
# of Trails: 9
Trail Mileage: 12
Amenities: Walking Trails, Picnic Areas, Restrooms, Historic Buildings, Fishing.

Park Map: http://www.metroparks.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/CLC-parkmap@2x.gif