The mission of Metro Parks is to conserve open spaces, while providing places and opportunities that encourage people to discover and experience nature.
Metro Parks 20th park will feature all the amenities of a traditional park that visitors have enjoyed for more than 70 years - hiking trails, picnic areas, nature viewing decks and free interpretive programs, with much more.
With its rugged terrain, quarry lakes, proximity to the Scioto River, downtown Columbus, Grandview Heights, Upper Arlington, Hilliard and Marble Cliff, your new Metro Park will feature some things not typically found in our other parks.
Enjoy an awesome day of mountain biking as you traverse rocky slopes and winding curves through the woods.
Rappel down a 160-foot limestone cliff for a memorable and heart-pounding outdoor experience.
For those looking for less adrenaline and more Zen, yoga on a paddle board might be your fun with wildlife all around you.
A network of trails will wind through the park for walkers, joggers and nature lovers.
A pristine 25 foot waterfall, will convince you that this a Metro Park unlike any other in the region.
With its storied history as a working quarry dating back to the 1800s, Metro Parks’ naturalists will provide interpretive programs ranging from the evolution of mining over the centuries to the role of the Italian immigrants who came to work here.
When completed, everyone in Franklin County will be no more than 15 minutes from a Metro Park.