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Welcome to Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks

Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks (Metro Parks) is a public agency serving the citizens of Central Ohio by providing a regional system of clean, safe, natural area parks. Metro Parks features 19 outstanding natural area parks with more than 230 miles of trails and over 27,700 acres of land in seven Central Ohio counties.

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News & Stories from your Metro Parks

Come home to Metro Parks

Welcome home to your Metro Parks.

Adventure Starts Here: Fall wonders

Look for wildlife preparing for winter and migrating waterfowl as you discover your Metro Parks this fall.

Metro Parks answers the fading call of the bobwhite quail

TONY MINAMYER Land Management Coordinator It has been almost a decade since Metro Parks began a program to reintroduce the northern bobwhite quail population in the parks and surrounding areas. …Read More

Wander and Wonder: Solitude at Clear Creek Metro Park

Step in the secluded wonderland at Clear Creek Metro Park.

Activities in your Metro Parks

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