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Olentangy Trail

The Olentangy Trail is the gem that connects the communities of Worthington, Columbus and traveling through the heart of The Ohio State University campus. The Olentangy Trail offers many scenic stops along the way.

Communities: Columbus, Worthington

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Olentangy Trail Closure – W. 3rd Ave to W. 5th Ave
May 10, 2019 - July 15, 2019

The Olentangy Trail will be closed at the Battelle campus area for two months due to construction of Founders Park development.

A detour will be posted for trail users.  The detour will follow W. 3rd Avenue (on-street or north sidewalk) to Perry Street (separated path barricades) and along W. 5th Avenue (on-street or north sidewalk).

Please use extra caution walking, running, or cycling through this section.

 

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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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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