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Central Ohio Metro Park Programs

Central Ohio Metro Park Programs

My son and I went to our first preschool program together at Blendon Woods. The Central Ohio Metro Parks offer year-round programs for people of all ages, and not only are they fun and educational, but free! We attended a program designed for the preschool aged group called “Big Trees.” A naturalist took us on [...]

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Natural Play Areas at Columbus, OH Metro Parks

Natural Play Areas at Columbus, OH Metro Parks

When was the last time you skipped a stone, climbed a tree, or played in a stream with your kids? If you haven’t done it in a while, take the kids to one of Central Ohio’s Metro Parks Natural Play Areas. Batelle Darby Creek, Highbanks, Prairie Oaks, Sharon Woods, and Three Creeks have areas designed [...]

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Inniswood Metro Gardens in Westerville, Ohio

Inniswood Metro Gardens in Westerville, Ohio

My son and I visited Inniswoods Metro Gardens specifically to go on the Frog Talk Walk, and ended up adding an educational hike the perfect length for my three-year old boy. Inniswoods Metro Gardens is a park specifically designed to teach patrons about flowers, plants, and wildflowers that have been introduced or are indigenous to [...]

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Millstone Creek Park in Westerville, OH

Millstone Creek Park in Westerville, OH

Take advantage of the soon-to-be-gone warm days of fall and hit Millstone Creek Park in Westerville. This is the amusement park of all parks located on the corner of Spring and Maxtown Roads. Seriously, I could not believe my eyes when I saw the enormous play gym, the plethora of swings, the large natural looking [...]

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