There are archery courses at:
Backpacking is free by reservation at Scioto Grove Metro Park.
Almost 75 miles of trails are suitable for biking. Bike trails are at these parks:
In addition, biking is allowed on all park roads and on picnic area paths.
Scioto Audubon has a boat ramp to launch motorized boats onto the Scioto River.
Canoeing and kayaking is available at:
In addition, visitors can canoe or kayak on Darby Bend Lakes and Beaver Lake at Prairie Oaks.
Cross-country skiing is available on all trails when ski conditions exist.
Some trails are closed to all activities except cross-country skiing when conditions are suitable, at:
Fishing is permitted at:
In addition, kids 15 and younger can fish on ponds at Chestnut Ridge and Slate Run, and adults age 60 and older can fish on Schrock Lake at Sharon Woods.
There are fitness courses at:
Blacklick Woods Golf Courses feature an 18-hole and a 9-hole course, plus a driving range.
Battelle Darby Creek and Blendon Woods have ice skating ponds when conditions are suitable.
Chestnut Ridge features a 9-mile mountain biking trail.
Natural Play Areas
Areas where kids and caregivers can have fun and adventure off-trail are at:
Dog Swimming Areas
There are designated pet trails for leashed pets (no longer than six feet) at:
In addition, leashed pets can be walked on park roads and on picnic area paths. Rocky Fork Metro Park also has a short off-leash trail.
Picnic shelters with grills are available free on a first come-first served basis at:
Play areas are available in picnic areas at:
Scioto Audubon features a 32-foot climbing wall.