Autumn is a great time to visit the parks and watch the leaves changing. You’ll be likely to see more wildlife now that it isn’t as hot outside.
The Metro Parks are one of the great overlooked resources in our city – and nearly every program is free!
Find Fall Metro Park Hikes
To find the upcoming Metro Park hikes, check out the Program page. Narrow the search by date, park, or activity (select Hikes)…or check out all of the upcoming programs at the Metro Parks.
You’ll find full-moon hikes, fall fest pumpkin hike, hikes geared towards families, older adults, dogs and owners. Or choose a fast-paced hikes for those who are in shape and ready to walk quickly.
Some hikes are wheelchair-friendly and on paved paths, while others are off-path, so be sure to read the descriptions so that you know what to expect.
The hikes and FUN are free!
Want to go on your own? Just head to any of our great metro parks and hike one of the trails. Always stay on trail, carry a fully charged cell phone, observe closing times, and let a friend or family member know where you’ll be.
Or check out one of these great hikes or walks around Columbus.