Welcome to Columbus & Franklin County Metro Parks!

We host a wide variety of programs, activities and experiences throughout the park district and in our Nature Centers.
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We're always open 365 days a year! Please visit metroparks.net for specific park hours of operation.

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Column #1 Activity # Description Dates Times Days Location Ages Price
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Show Up 20211927-01 Preschool: A Warbler's Journey 05/24/2024 -05/24/2024 10:00 am -10:45 am F Blendon Woods All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 20150908-02 Sunset Hike 05/24/2024 -05/24/2024 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm F Blacklick Woods All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 20852003-01 Nature for your Mental Health 05/24/2024 -05/24/2024 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm F Inniswood Metro Gardens All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 30311902-05 Preschoolers: Bugs 05/24/2024 -05/24/2024 9:30 am -10:15 am F Battelle Darby Creek Nature Center 3-5 $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 30311902-06 Preschoolers: Bugs 05/24/2024 -05/24/2024 11:00 am -11:45 am F Battelle Darby Creek Nature Center 3-5 $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 21752301-07 Try it! Climbing @ Late Nights at the Climbing Wall 05/24/2024 -05/24/2024 9:00 pm -10:30 pm F Climbing Wall All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 21752301-08 Late Nights at the Climbing Wall 05/24/2024 -05/24/2024 8:00 pm -11:59 pm F Climbing Wall All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 209309-01 Adventure Hike 05/25/2024 -05/25/2024 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Sa Clear Creek Fern Parking Lot $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 21251037-08 Morning Chores 05/25/2024 -05/25/2024 9:30 am -10:30 am Sa Slate Run Farm Ages 5 and up $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 20252213-01 Meet the Animals 05/25/2024 -05/25/2024 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Sa Blendon Woods All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 22132301-24 Via Ferrata Climb 05/25/2024 -05/25/2024 10:00 am -12:00 pm Sa Quarry Trails Mountain Bike Trail Lot All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 25541256-01 For Adults 50+: Walk the Dog 05/25/2024 -05/25/2024 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Sa Walnut Woods Park Office 50+ $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 30330901-03 Forest Bathing 05/25/2024 -05/25/2024 10:00 am -11:00 am Sa Battelle Darby Creek Nature Center 7+ $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 21852307-01 Morning Fast Paced Hike 05/25/2024 -05/25/2024 9:00 am -10:00 am Sa Walnut Woods Tall Pines Area All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 2140928-01 5-Mile Hike On The Alum Creek Greenway 05/25/2024 -05/25/2024 9:00 am -11:00 am Sa Three Creeks Heron Pond All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 20450509-01 Spring Birding Hike 05/26/2024 -05/26/2024 9:00 am -10:30 am Su Highbanks Nature Center 6+ $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 21251045-03 Toy Boat Building 05/26/2024 -05/26/2024 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Su Slate Run Farm All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 20241801-01 For Adults 50+: Maples and Beeches and Oaks, Oh My! 05/26/2024 -05/26/2024 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Su Blendon Woods All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 22130403-01 Loose Leaf Tea 05/26/2024 -05/26/2024 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Su Quarry Trails Lakes Area Parking Lot All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 20152203-04 Sunday in the Swamp 05/26/2024 -05/26/2024 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Su Blacklick Woods All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 30352228-00 For Kids: Awesome Opossum 05/26/2024 -05/26/2024 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Su Battelle Darby Creek Nature Center 5-12 $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 21251045-04 Toy Boat Building 05/27/2024 -05/27/2024 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm M Slate Run Farm All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 22132301-25 Via Ferrata Climb 05/27/2024 -05/27/2024 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm M Quarry Trails Mountain Bike Trail Lot All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 20452214-01 Meet the animals 05/27/2024 -05/27/2024 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm M Highbanks Nature Center All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 21650402-01 Memorial Day! 05/27/2024 -05/27/2024 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm M Homestead All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 21352301-02 Canoe and Kayak The Lakes 05/27/2024 -05/27/2024 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm M Prairie Oaks Darby Bend All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 30350302-02 Drop-by Creeking 05/27/2024 -05/27/2024 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm M Battelle Darby Creek Cedar Ridge All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 21611904-01 Preschool: Flower Power! 05/28/2024 -05/28/2024 10:00 am -11:00 am Tu Homestead All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 21611904-02 Preschool: Flower Power! 05/28/2024 -05/28/2024 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Tu Homestead All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 22132301-26 Via Ferrata Climb 05/29/2024 -05/29/2024 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm W Quarry Trails Mountain Bike Trail Lot All $0.00/$0.00
Register 21752300-09 Learn The Ropes 05/29/2024 -05/29/2024 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm W Climbing Wall All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 20121405-01 Spring Junior Naturalists 05/29/2024 -05/29/2024 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm W Blacklick Woods 4-12 $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 20420903-01 Kids: Off-trail Ravine Adventure 05/30/2024 -05/30/2024 10:00 am -12:00 pm Th Highbanks Big Meadow Picnic Area 6-15 $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 22152300-10 Try It! Kayaking 05/30/2024 -05/30/2024 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm Th Quarry Trails Lakes Area Parking Lot All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 20110900-06 Tots on Trails 05/30/2024 -05/30/2024 10:00 am -11:00 am Th Blacklick Woods 1-4 $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 22132300-01 Adventure Book Club! 05/31/2024 -05/31/2024 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm F Quarry Trails Mountain Bike Trail Lot All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 20211921-06 Storytime 05/31/2024 -05/31/2024 10:00 am -10:30 am F Blendon Woods 2-5 $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 25541257-01 For Adults 50+: Outdoor Adventure Day 05/31/2024 -05/31/2024 11:00 am - 2:00 pm F Prairie Oaks Darby Bend 50+ $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 22130904-01 Swan Hike 05/31/2024 -05/31/2024 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm F Quarry Trails Mountain Bike Trail Lot $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 30330903-01 Seasonal Shuffle 05/31/2024 -05/31/2024 9:00 pm -11:00 pm F Battelle Darby Creek Cedar Ridge 18+ $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 30251301-01 Geocache the Hundred Acre Wood 06/01/2024 -06/01/2024 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Sa 100 Acre Wood All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 30252220-02 Natural Play Area Open House 06/02/2024 -06/02/2024 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Su Blendon Woods Natural Play Area at Cherry Ridge All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 31251048-02 Make Hay While the Sun Shines 06/02/2024 -06/02/2024 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Su Slate Run Farm $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 30851802-01 Sustainable Gardening 06/02/2024 -06/02/2024 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm Su Inniswood Metro Gardens All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 31420325-01 For Kids: Swamp Things 06/04/2024 -06/04/2024 10:00 am -11:00 am Tu Three Creeks 3-12 $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 31420325-02 For Kids: Swamp Things 06/04/2024 -06/04/2024 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Tu Three Creeks 3-12 $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 30822202-01 Summer Children's Programs: Jumpers 06/04/2024 -06/04/2024 10:00 am -11:30 am Tu Inniswood Metro Gardens 8 and younger $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 30822202-02 Summer Children's Programs: Jumpers 06/04/2024 -06/04/2024 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Tu Inniswood Metro Gardens 8 and younger $0.00/$0.00
Register 31221011-03 Draft Horse Driver's Ed 06/05/2024 -06/05/2024 10:00 am -12:00 pm W Slate Run Farm 12-17 $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 31440925-01 For Adults 50+: Nature Ramble 06/05/2024 -06/05/2024 10:00 am -11:30 am W Three Creeks 50+ $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 30822202-03 Summer Children's Programs: Jumpers 06/05/2024 -06/05/2024 10:00 am -11:30 am W Inniswood Metro Gardens 8 and younger $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 30822202-04 Summer Children's Programs: Jumpers 06/05/2024 -06/05/2024 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm W Inniswood Metro Gardens 8 and younger $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 30930200-01 For Adults: Overnight in the Hills 06/07/2024 -06/08/2024 6:00 pm - 8:30 am F, Sa Clear Creek Barnebey-Hambelton Picnic Area $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 32152300-03 Yappy Hour: SUP With Your Pup 06/07/2024 -06/07/2024 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm F Quarry Trails Lakes Area Parking Lot All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 30250512-02 Birding By Ear For Beginners 06/08/2024 -06/08/2024 8:00 am - 8:00 am Sa Blendon Woods All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 30251302-01 Zoom In On Nature 06/08/2024 -06/08/2024 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Sa Blendon Woods All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 3125201-02 Celebrating Pollinators 06/08/2024 -06/08/2024 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Sa Slate Run Farm All $0.00/$0.00
Register 31251049-07 Morning Chores 06/08/2024 -06/08/2024 9:30 am -10:30 am Sa Slate Run Farm All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 31450930-01 6-Mile Blacklick Creek Greenway Hike 06/08/2024 -06/08/2024 9:00 am -11:00 am Sa Three Creeks All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 30852005-01 Wellness in the Gardens: Tai Chi 06/08/2024 -06/08/2024 10:00 am -11:00 am Sa Inniswood Metro Gardens All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 30250307-02 Hike to the Ripple Rock 06/09/2024 -06/09/2024 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Su Blendon Woods 3+ $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 21450326-01 Table Top Pond Display 06/09/2024 -06/09/2024 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Su Three Creeks All $0.00/$0.00
Add To Waitlist 30220610-15 Week 1 - Ages 6-8 06/10/2024 -06/14/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm M, Tu, W, Th, F Blendon Woods Ages 6-8 $195.00/$220.00
Add To Waitlist 30220610-16 Week 1 - Ages 9-12 06/10/2024 -06/14/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm M, Tu, W, Th, F Blendon Woods Ages 9-12 $195.00/$220.00
Add To Waitlist 30420626-15 Week 1 - Ages 6-8 06/10/2024 -06/14/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm M, Tu, W, Th, F Highbanks Northern Ages 6-8 $195.00/$220.00
Add To Waitlist 30420626-16 Week 1 - Ages 9-12 06/10/2024 -06/14/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm M, Tu, W, Th, F Highbanks Northern Ages 9-12 $195.00/$220.00
Add To Waitlist 30420627-15 Week 1 - Ages 6-8 06/10/2024 -06/14/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm M, Tu, W, Th, F Dragonfly Day Camp Ages 6-8 $195.00/$220.00
Add To Waitlist 30420627-16 Week 1 - Ages 9-12 06/10/2024 -06/14/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm M, Tu, W, Th, F Dragonfly Day Camp Ages 9-12 $195.00/$220.00
Add To Waitlist 32020616-15 Week 1 - Ages 6-8 06/10/2024 -06/14/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm M, Tu, W, Th, F Scioto Grove Ages 6-8 $195.00/$220.00
Add To Waitlist 32020616-16 Week 1 - Ages 9-12 06/10/2024 -06/14/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm M, Tu, W, Th, F Scioto Grove Ages 9-12 $195.00/$220.00
Register 30520602-02 Week 1 - Ages 9 -12 - Travel 06/10/2024 -06/14/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm M, Tu, W, Th, F Sharon Woods Spring Hollow Ages 9-12 $245.00/$270.00
Show Up 30832006-01 Intro to Tai Chi 06/10/2024 -06/10/2024 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm M Inniswood Metro Gardens Adult $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 31422225-01 For Kids: All About Bats 06/11/2024 -06/11/2024 10:00 am -11:00 am Tu Three Creeks 3-12 $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 31422225-02 For Kids: All About Bats 06/11/2024 -06/11/2024 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Tu Three Creeks 3-12 $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 30822203-01 Summer Children's Programs: Runners 06/11/2024 -06/11/2024 10:00 am -11:30 am Tu Inniswood Metro Gardens 8 and younger $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 30822203-02 Summer Children's Programs: Runners 06/11/2024 -06/11/2024 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Tu Inniswood Metro Gardens 8 and younger $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 30822203-03 Summer Children's Programs: Runners 06/12/2024 -06/12/2024 10:00 am -11:30 am W Inniswood Metro Gardens 8 and younger $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 30822203-04 Summer Children's Programs: Runners 06/12/2024 -06/12/2024 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm W Inniswood Metro Gardens 8 and younger $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 35541248-01 For Adults 50+: Step By Step Skunk Painting 06/12/2024 -06/12/2024 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm W Blacklick Woods Golf Course 50+ $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 30211914-01 Preschool+: Not So Scary Night Hike 06/13/2024 -06/13/2024 9:00 pm -10:00 pm Th Blendon Woods 3-6 $0.00/$0.00
Register 31221010-03 Cheers and Chores 06/13/2024 -06/13/2024 10:00 am -12:00 pm Th Slate Run Farm All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 30232100-02 For Adults: Evening Tram Ride 06/14/2024 -06/14/2024 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm F Blendon Woods 18+ $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 30222207-02 For Kids: Butterflies 06/15/2024 -06/15/2024 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Sa Blendon Woods 5-12 $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 31251061-01 Puzzles, Pleasures, and Pastimes 06/15/2024 -06/15/2024 10:00 am - 3:00 pm Sa Slate Run Farm $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 30252230-02 I-Spy 06/16/2024 -06/16/2024 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Su Blendon Woods All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 31251061-02 Puzzles, Pleasures, and Pastimes 06/16/2024 -06/16/2024 10:00 am - 3:00 pm Su Slate Run Farm $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 32151400-00 Father's Day Fishing 06/16/2024 -06/16/2024 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Su Quarry Trails Lakes Area Parking Lot All $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 30850402-01 Meet the Artist: Patty Sykes 06/16/2024 -06/16/2024 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Su Inniswood Metro Gardens All $0.00/$0.00
Add To Waitlist 30220610-17 Week 2 - Ages 6-8 06/17/2024 -06/21/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm M, Tu, W, Th, F Blendon Woods Ages 6-8 $195.00/$220.00
Add To Waitlist 30220610-18 Week 2 - Ages 9-12 06/17/2024 -06/21/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm M, Tu, W, Th, F Blendon Woods Ages 9-12 $195.00/$220.00
Add To Waitlist 30420626-17 Week 2 - Ages 6-8 06/17/2024 -06/21/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm M, Tu, W, Th, F Highbanks Northern Ages 6-8 $195.00/$220.00
Add To Waitlist 30420626-18 Week 2 - Ages 9-12 06/17/2024 -06/21/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm M, Tu, W, Th, F Highbanks Northern Ages 9-12 $195.00/$220.00
Add To Waitlist 30420627-17 Week 2 - Ages 6-8 06/17/2024 -06/21/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm M, Tu, W, Th, F Dragonfly Day Camp Ages 6-8 $195.00/$220.00
Add To Waitlist 30420627-18 Week 2 - Ages 9-12 06/17/2024 -06/21/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm M, Tu, W, Th, F Dragonfly Day Camp Ages 9-12 $195.00/$220.00
Add To Waitlist 32020616-17 Week 2 - Ages 6-8 06/17/2024 -06/21/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm M, Tu, W, Th, F Scioto Grove Ages 6-8 $195.00/$220.00
Add To Waitlist 32020616-18 Week 2 - Ages 9-12 06/17/2024 -06/21/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm M, Tu, W, Th, F Scioto Grove Ages 9-12 $195.00/$220.00
Add To Waitlist 32020617-02 Week 2 - Ages - 9-12 - Travel 06/17/2024 -06/21/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm M, Tu, W, Th, F Scioto Grove Ages 9-12 $245.00/$270.00
Show Up 30822204-01 Summer Children's Programs: Flyers 06/18/2024 -06/18/2024 10:00 am -11:30 am Tu Inniswood Metro Gardens 8 and younger $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 30822204-02 Summer Children's Programs: Flyers 06/18/2024 -06/18/2024 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Tu Inniswood Metro Gardens 8 and younger $0.00/$0.00
Show Up 30252235-03 Firefly Fun 06/19/2024 -06/19/2024 9:00 pm -10:00 pm W Blendon Woods all $0.00/$0.00