Multi-Use Trails in Downtown Columbus
The first greenway trail was built in Columbus in 1976. This particular route travels along the downtown riverfront. A second connecting section runs along the west bank of the Scioto River, from Souder Avenue to Dodge Park. Both are part of the state-spanning Ohio to Erie Trail, and connecting them to the city’s greater network of trails was a key component of the $36 million Scioto Greenways Project in 2015.
Combined Length: 12.2 milesRead About the Greenways Project
Paths of the Greenways Trails
The four sections of the trail are:
- Section 1: Follows along the Scioto River in Downtown Columbus from Confluence Park to Berliner Park. (4 mi.). Trail Head: North Bank Park, Battelle Park, Bicentennial Park, Scioto Audubon, Greenlawn Ave., Berliner Park.
- Section 2: From Confluence Park to Columbus Utilities Complex, 910 Dublin Road (1/2 mi.).
- Section 3: Westbank, from Dodge Park to Souder Ave. (1.75 mi.) Trail Head: Dodge Park, COSI, National Veterans Memorial and Museum.
- Section 4: From Grandview Ave. to Riversedge (1.25 mi.). Trail Head: Intersection of Grandview Ave., Watermark Dr., and I-670.