Current alerts along the Greenways
Olentangy Trail Closure Between Herrick Drive and 5th Avenue
August 19, 2019 - September 30, 2019

Beginning August 19th and continuing through the end of September, the Olentangy Trail will undergo construction of a new section along the river as part of the Cannon Drive relocation project. Stage 1 of the detour begins south of 5th Avenue on the upper path. All dates are dependent on weather and field conditions.

On-going Utility Work on the Alum Creek Trail
July 22, 2019 - December 12, 2019

City of Columbus will be doing utility work on the Alum Creek Trail from Nelson Park South to Livingston Avenue until early December. The trail will remain open, but watch for flaggers and equipment on the trail.

Olentangy Trail – Worthington Hills Trailhead
September 19, 2018 - May 20, 2020

Construction Alert

The Olentangy Trailhead and access to Worthington Hills Park has been temporarily relocated due to redevelopment of the Olentangy Valley Shopping Center.

Parking and trail access is now located north of the park, behind Hills Market.

Signs will direct users to go around the north end of the shopping center and park or access the trailhead from behind the shopping center. The trailhead and park will remain open from the north and the trail from the south during this redevelopment period.

Access to and from the businesses at the shopping center will also remain open.  Please use caution.

In the news
May 9, 2019
Trail Development Updates
Alum Creek Trail, Olentangy Trail, Camp Chase Trail, Hellbranch Trail, Big Walnut Trail

Alum Creek Trail

  • Project Description: Johnstown Road from Alum Creek Trail to Cassady Avenue –connecting Krumm Park to Alum Creek Trail
    • Timeframe: Late 2019
    • Community: City of Columbus
  • Project...
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June 27, 2019
Air Quality Alert Issued for June 28th in Central Ohio

June 28th is an Air...

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May 28, 2019
Central Ohio Greenways – Strategic Implementation Framework

Greenway Loop Implementation Framework

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April 15, 2019
Bike parade with Yay Bikes! into the Great American Rail-Trail Route Reveal

#GRTAmerican #OH2erie #COGTrailVision

 

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March 27, 2019
Great American Rail-Trail Route Reveal

Join us on May 8th on the Camp Chase Trail!

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March 27, 2019
30 Days of Biking

CoGo Bike Share and Yay Bikes! are joining forces to help promote the 30 Days of Biking national pledge in the Columbus area.  

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February 6, 2019
The Ohio State University Transportation Studio Developing Plan to Guide Central Ohio Greenway Development

Columbus, OH, January 24, 2019 – The Ohio State University’s City and Regional Planning Department’s Transportation Studio...

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August 31, 2018
The Green Belt Network
Alum Creek Trail, Big Run Trail, Big Walnut Trail, Blacklick Creek Trail, Camp Chase Trail, Darby Creek Trail, Downtown Connector, Hayden Run Trail, Hellbranch Trail, Heritage Trail, Ohio-to-Erie Trail, Olentangy Trail, Scioto Trail, Rocky Fork Trail, T.J. Evans Trail

THE GREEN BELT NETWORK

The six Green Belts now under development by Columbus Recreation and Parks
are a network of over 92 miles of trails winding...

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February 27, 2018
The Top Eight most in demand trail projects 2018
Alum Creek Trail, Big Run Trail, Big Walnut Trail, Blacklick Creek Trail, Camp Chase Trail, Darby Creek Trail, Downtown Connector, Hayden Run Trail, Hellbranch Trail, Heritage Trail, Ohio-to-Erie Trail, Olentangy Trail, Rocky Fork Trail, Scioto Trail, T.J. Evans Trail

-THE TOP EIGHT-

MOST IN-DEMAND TRAIL PROJECTS 2018

Based on public feedback and demand

  1.  Camp Chase On-Street Improvements at Valleyview Avenue and Eureka Avenue

Action
Better...

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May 12, 2017
Where to Run in Columbus
Olentangy Trail, Scioto Trail, Alum Creek Trail

When you’re in Columbus for your next visit, don’t leave those those running shoes behind. The brand-new downtown Scioto Mile project has connected dozens of...

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May 12, 2017
Bike trails might be right path for city

Residents are a driving force behind Grove City’s effort to develop more bicycle trails, and local leaders say they are pleased to build on that...

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May 12, 2017
Do cyclists in low-income areas have the same opportunities as bike commuters in wealthier neighborhoods?

It’s not every day that Columbus mayors past and present get together for a bike ride through the Hilltop. But Mayor Andrew Ginther, along with...

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May 12, 2017
Two new trails open for hiking at Hocking Hills State Park

Hocking Hills State Park now features two new hiking trails that officials expect will increase the popularity of a recreation haven that already attracts more...

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March 24, 2017
Metro Parks the No. 1 attraction in Central Ohio
Alum Creek Trail, Big Walnut Trail, Blacklick Creek Trail, Camp Chase Trail, Darby Creek Trail, Heritage Trail, Olentangy Trail, Scioto Trail, T.J. Evans Trail

The Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks make a long-overdue debut in this year’s Attractions and Entertainment Venues List after a...

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Current alerts along the Greenways
Olentangy Trail Closure Between Herrick Drive and 5th Avenue
August 19, 2019 - September 30, 2019

Beginning August 19th and continuing through the end of September, the Olentangy Trail will undergo construction of a new section along the river as part of the Cannon Drive relocation project. Stage 1 of the detour begins south of 5th Avenue on the upper path. All dates are dependent on weather and field conditions.

On-going Utility Work on the Alum Creek Trail
July 22, 2019 - December 12, 2019

City of Columbus will be doing utility work on the Alum Creek Trail from Nelson Park South to Livingston Avenue until early December. The trail will remain open, but watch for flaggers and equipment on the trail.

Olentangy Trail – Worthington Hills Trailhead
September 19, 2018 - May 20, 2020

Construction Alert

The Olentangy Trailhead and access to Worthington Hills Park has been temporarily relocated due to redevelopment of the Olentangy Valley Shopping Center.

Parking and trail access is now located north of the park, behind Hills Market.

Signs will direct users to go around the north end of the shopping center and park or access the trailhead from behind the shopping center. The trailhead and park will remain open from the north and the trail from the south during this redevelopment period.

Access to and from the businesses at the shopping center will also remain open.  Please use caution.

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