• United States
  • Ohio
  • Westerville
  • Westerville, Ohio

    Top Spots in and near Westerville

    • Westerville, Ohio

      Hike the Overlook-Hickory Ridge-Brookside Trail

      4.0
      1.6 mi
      This gravel woods path at Blendon Woods Metropark, just over 1.5 miles, is perfect for a quick hike when visiting the city! You may be close to Ohio's capitol city, but you feel far away in the woods of this park.  Come into the main entrance and turn right at the Ranger Station.  Park near the n...
      Read more
    • Columbus, Ohio

      Blendon Woods Loop

      1.97 mi / 112 ft gain
      Blendon Woods Loop is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Columbus, Ohio.
      Read more
    • Lewis Center, Ohio

      Out of Africa Trail

      3.15 mi / 131 ft gain
      Out of Africa Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Galena, Ohio.
      Read more
    • Lewis Center, Ohio

      Hike the Overlook-Dripping Rock Loop

      5.0
      4.8 mi / 100 ft gain
      Starting at the nature center near the entrance of the park, the 2.5 mile long Dripping Rock Trail heads off in two directions, to the south and to the west. Either way will take you back to the nature center at the end of the day. Going west takes you past an observation deck and then along a de...
      Read more
    • Dublin, Ohio

      Photograph Indian Run Falls

      4.0
      1 mi
      Indian Run Falls is a family friendly destination for the metro lifestyle. Sitting just outside downtown Dublin, the falls are easily accessible from the nearby parking lot, with the roar of the fall audible as soon as you get out of your car. For those seeking a hike, there is a 1/2 mile trail t...
      Read more
    • Dublin, Ohio

      Photograph Hayden Run Falls

      2.0
      A great evening getaway while in Columbus, Hayden Run Falls is easy to access. The path to the falls is a well-maintained boardwalk above the floodplain of the Scioto River, just a little over a 0.1 mile in length. The boardwalk takes you right up to the very foot of the 35 foot tall waterfall, a...
      Read more
    • Scioto River, Ohio

      Fly Fish the Scioto River in Columbus

      Urban fly fishing, a unique and exciting way to explore any city. Whether it is for bass, trout, carp, or panfish almost every city has a pond or river that offers the chance to connect with nature and experience nearby adventures. The Scioto River in Columbus, Ohio is just one of four major rive...
      Read more
    • Plain City, Ohio

      Conquer the Glacier Ridge Challenge Course

      0.25 mi
      This quarter mile course is perfect for those looking for athletic competition, fun challenges, or ninja training. It is located adjacent to the parking lots in the main area of Glacier Ridge Metro Park, so there will always be plenty of parking for your group. There are water fountains at the be...
      Read more
    • Plain City, Ohio

      Run the Ironweed Trail in Glacier Ridge Metro Park

      4.0
      2.8 mi
      From the main entrance on the north side of the park, the Ironweed Trail connects the northern, more wooded section of the park with the wetlands to the south. This 2.8 mile one-way trail is paved, making cycling, running, and hiking an easy activity. The topography of the park also makes it easy...
      Read more
    • Spindler Road Starting Point, Ohio

      Hike the Mudsock Trail

      4.0
      1.5 mi / 0 ft gain
      This trail begins at a dog park and meanders alongside farm fields and creeks. Stay to the right at the first fork to begin the Mudsock Trail. The second fork in the trail results in a loop that meets up with itself and continues on. Depending on the amount of plant growth/season, there is a trai...
      Read more
    • Grove City, Ohio

      Hike through Scioto Grove Metro Park

      4.0
      7 mi
      New in May 2016, the Scioto Grove Metro Park has about 600 acres of land in Grove City, OH. There are more than 7 total miles of connecting trails as well as picnic areas and jungle gyms.Easy to navigate, there are park maps at all major trail junctions, which makes this hike enjoyable for all. ...
      Read more
    • West Jefferson, Ohio

      Fly Fish Big Darby Creek at Prairie Oaks Metro Park

      The Big Darby Creek is just one of four National Scenic Rivers in Ohio. Exploring and fly fishing for smallmouth bass, rock bass, or panfish is just one way for you to experience the river near the Prairie Oaks Metro Park. Located within a thirty-minute drive from downtown Columbus, the Prairie O...
      Read more
    • West Jefferson, Ohio

      Hike the Darby Creek Trail

      4.0
      2.6 mi / 30 ft gain
      Parking at the Whispering Oaks Picnic Area on the west side of the park, start on the Darby Greenway Trail and follow it north across the river until you reach the beginning of the Lake View Trail. This 0.9 mile trail takes you along the largest of the Darby Bend Lakes, and even takes you past a ...
      Read more
    • Galloway, Ohio

      Hike the Darby Creek Greenway

      9.6 mi / 50 ft gain
      Starting your hike from the Cedar Ridge Picnic Area, head north along the Darby Creek Greenway, a well-maintained gravel path that is a multi-use trail alongside cyclists and trail runners. The trail switches between a number of different settings during the 4.7 mile one-way trek, including fores...
      Read more
    • Heath, Ohio

      Blackhand Trail

      8.6 mi
      Both the eastern and western trailhead have ample parking and access to the Blackhand Trail, which winds its way along the banks of the Licking River for a 4.3 mile one way trip.  While the trail isn't terribly long, it makes up for it in its scenery, staying within eyesight of the Licking River...
      Read more
    • Heath, Ohio

      Quarry Rim-Chestnut Trail

      5.0
      6 mi / 400 ft gain
      Starting at the eastern trailhead off of Gratiot Rd, follow the paved Blackhand Trail for 0.2 mile till you arrive at the sign of the Quarry Rim Trail, a 0.9 mile trail that roughly parallels the bike trail, but takes you along the rim of the old sandstone quarry that was in operation in the late...
      Read more

    Camping and Lodging in Westerville

    Alum Creek Below Dam Area
    Galena, Ohio

    Alum Creek Below Dam Area

    Sunbury / Columbus North KOA Holiday
    Sunbury, Ohio

    Sunbury / Columbus North KOA Holiday

    Delaware Lake Damsite Shelters
    Delaware, Ohio

    Delaware Lake Damsite Shelters

    Buckeye Lake / Columbus East KOA Holiday
    Buckeye Lake, Ohio

    Buckeye Lake / Columbus East KOA Holiday

    Mt. Gilead KOA Holiday
    Mount Gilead, Ohio

    Mt. Gilead KOA Holiday

    Deer Creek Lake Day Use
    Williamsport, Ohio

    Deer Creek Lake Day Use