Find great trails in Central Ohio

The Columbus area has a surprising number of enjoyable trails. On this site you find a curated collection of the best trails for running, cycling, trail running, and mountain biking in the metro area. Learn more about the site, or begin exploring the trail list below.


Trail Name Location Run Trail Run Bike MTB
Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park SW Franklin County X X X
Blacklick Woods Metro Park Reynoldsburg X
Blendon Woods Metro Park NE Franklin County X
Chestnut Ridge Metro Park Canal Winchester X
Clear Creek Metro Park S of Lancaster X
Griggs Reservoir Park Upper Arlington X X
Heritage Rail Trail Hilliard X X
Highbanks Metro Park S Deleware County X
Olentangy Trail Near Rte. 315 X X X
Prairie Oaks Metro Park W Franklin County X
Scioto Grove Metro Park Grove City X
Scioto Trail Central Columbus X X
Sharon Woods Metro Park Westerville X X

*Be sure to read the Trail Review Notes and Disclaimers.