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Battelle Darby Creek

1775 Darby Creek Dr, Galloway, OH 43119-9171
+1 614-878-7106
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#1 of 50 hikes in ohio. 2018

Nice little hike. Trails total distance is only about 5 miles. Really easy hike with only one steep... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2018
Svetlana G
via mobile
Don't feed the bison

Battelle Darby Creek is the biggest park in the Metropark system and covers a huge area. It... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
Paul S
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1775 Darby Creek Dr, Galloway, OH 43119-9171
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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Nice little hike. Trails total distance is only about 5 miles. Really easy hike with only one steep hill up. Maybe a little problematic for elderly citizens.

Thank Svetlana G
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

Battelle Darby Creek is the biggest park in the Metropark system and covers a huge area. It protects 17 miles of state and national scenic river alone (Big and Little Darby Creeks and their confluence). More than 20 miles of hiking, biking, and skiing (cross...More

Thank Paul S
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

The nature center was a huge hit for both the adults and the children. It was a fun way to burn some time while it rained, before enjoying the trails and the park.

Thank Millie S
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

Stopped in on our way through and glad we did. Use to visit when I was a kid and wanted to show my kids the area. Seen a sign for the nature center so stopped to check it out. The best nature center I have...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

The only bison we were able to see was the metal one on the way to the nature center. It just must not have been our day. The nature center was a great hands on learning facility though.

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Reviewed 28 May 2017

What a great place to get away from it all. Visit the Nature Center to start off your visit. Lots of interactive experiences for all ages, including both hands-on learning, electronic learning & live animals in an indoor tank to explore. Center also offers classes...More

Thank Sandy K
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

For spring wildflowers, check out the Dyers Mill Trail at Darby Creek MetroPark. But wear long pants tucked into your socks and spray your lower legs with insect repellant. The mild winters have increased the tick population in the grassy areas. The beautiful nature center...More

Thank Arlene A
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Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

This is a great Metropark. The trails are great for hiking. The nature center has an indoor stream that is great for kids to explore. By far, the greatest feature is the bison herd. A day is always improved with a visit to the bison...More

Thank Erin J
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Reviewed 9 November 2016

We went there to hike their trails and the trails are really nice for walking, running or biking. The scenery is okay except for the Bison and the Center. Those are excellent. We just happened to be there on National Bison Day and the Bison...More

Thank BEMJR
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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Battelle Darby Creek is a large Metro Park located on the southwest side of Columbus, near Galloway. There are hiking trails both long and short. Mostly gravel, well maintained and good for trail running as well as hiking. There is a herd of bison that...More

Thank CincySwords
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