Our Favorite Parks Around Columbus

When we’re not whipping up some tasty bites at Arch City Tavern, you can find us enjoying what Columbus has to offer. This weather is the perfect opportunity to explore our local parks, letting you get some fresh air while getting active! Are you wanting to take the family or your special someone to enjoy a day if nature, but don’t know where to go? We have listed our favorite parks around Columbus, each holding fun beautiful scenery.

Blacklick Woods

Located in Reynoldsburg, Ohio, Blacklick Woods features 643 acres of woods, open fields, seasonal swamp ponds, a small prairie and a golf course. It is known for having one of the best remaining beech-maple forests in Central Ohio, along with buttonbush swamp. The forest is laced with endless trails, winding through stunning tall trees, swampy animal-filled swamps, and beautiful wild flowers.

Blendon Woods

Blendon Woods park offers stunning stream-cut ravines, taking the beauty of gorge to another level. This 643-acre park is ideal for those seeking songbirds, waterfowl, and tons of other wildlife, making it a perfect spot to whip out your camera. The two elevated observation shelters allow you to utilize the spotting scopes for viewing waterfowl. This park is open year round in Westerville, Ohio!

Homestead Park

This park located in Hilliard, Ohio is a quiet escape from the city offering a country atmosphere. The covered bridge, train station replica, and two barns create a picturesque dream. Homestead Park offers fun activities, from fishing, a playground, sand volleyball, and basketball. A paved trail also allows for running or biking, truly making it a great family-day spot!

After a long day of fishing or hiking, you are sure to work up an appetite! Arch City Tavern is always here to end your busy day with relaxation and good food. If you stopped by one of these parks or discovered your own, be sure to let us know!


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