Day Trips and hiking

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Photo Credit: Columbus Navigator
Address: 1775 Darby Creek Dr., Galloway, Ohio 43119

Battelle Darby Creek features more than 7,600 acres of forest, prairies and wetlands. It stretches along 13 miles of the Big and Little Darby creeks, both State and National Scenic Rivers. Besides the areas surrounding the creeks, there are also over 1,600 acres of restored wetlands and prairies. Bison have been reintroduced to the park and roam freely within two enclosed pastures.

Photo Credit: Columbus Navigator Address: 1775 Darby Creek Dr., Galloway, Ohio 43119 Battelle Darby Creek features more than 7,600 acres of forest, prairies and wetlands. It stretches along 13 miles of the Big and Little Darby creeks, both State and National Scenic Rivers. Besides the areas surrounding the creeks, there are also over 1,600 acres of restored wetlands and prairies. Bison have been reintroduced to the park and roam freely within two enclosed pastures.

LOGAN, Ohio 
If you're looking to take a scenic drive or hike soon in Hocking Hills, fall is a great time of year to do so, as the area will soon be blanketed in bright colors, but it is beautiful year-round. 

Hocking Hills officials encourage guests to take advantage of seasonal activities such as horseback riding and train rides to see the fall colors.
You can also take a drive into Hocking Hills Scenic Foothills to see the fall foliage. The route begins at State Route 374 on U.S. 33 and continues as it connects all Hocking Hills State Park sites from Cantwell Cliffs to Conkle’s Hollow to Old Man’s Cave. The byway is 26.4 miles.

Quarry Trails Metro Park
2600 Dublin Rd.
Columbus, Ohio 43228