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Address: Columbus, OH

Trail along the river for bikers and runners.

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Pretty and easy ride!

We picked up the Olentangy Bike Path near OSU and went for a few miles. It was summer so there are areas in the sun that gets pretty warm, but there are also lots of shaded... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We picked up the Olentangy Bike Path near OSU and went for a few miles. It was summer so there are areas in the sun that gets pretty warm, but there are also lots of shaded parts. We packed a picnic lunch and ate by the river. It's really pretty as you ride by the river and past some beautiful... More 

Thank gpallet
Columbus, Ohio
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5 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you live along the Olentangy trail and work anywhere from downtown to Worthington, you have a super easy way to still bike to work and avoid biking on high car traffic routes, like High Street. Not only is it a super easy trail to ride and navigate, it has really beautiful scenery from start to finish!

Thank Dana J
Westerville, Ohio
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59 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beautiful trail is, indeed, used by all groups of people: bikers, walkers, roller blades and couples out walking hand in hand. If riding your bike you need to be careful around turns as there are MANY people walking side-by-side-----3 to 4 people side-by-side! Lots of nature and scenery. This is NOT a trail for the biker who wants to... More 

Thank Wesley L
Huber Heights, Ohio
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43 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Love love love this bike path. While it's called a bike path, it should be called an all purpose path. There's everyone from walkers, runners, people on their bikes, walking dogs, with kids, everyone uses this path! There is a ton of great scenery and picturesque moments, I usually walk the path for half a day with my camera and... More 

Thank shanetlbrt
Columbus, Ohio
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

While the path is rather long, it is heavily used by cyclists, walkers, roller bladers, runners, walkers and many people with strollers &/or pets at anytime during daylight hours. If you're seeking a leisurely bike ride and don't mind being patient with all the activity on the path, and sometimes needing to head out on a few streets for sections... More 

Thank Sue1532
Columbus, Ohio
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179 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

While it is called a bike path, it is used by everybody. Strollers. Dog walkers. Kids running and not paying attention. Walkers 3-4 across so nobody can pass. Don't get me wrong. The path can be used by many, but everybody needs to follow the rules of the path. Dogs on the path are the worst as one tried coming... More 

Thank SPG-BA
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209 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

It's easy to be distracted by all the sights along the Olentangy while you're trying to get your miles done. Some of the areas once downtown are better reserved for casual riding and not higher speeds or high intensity training. The hills and inclines are well planned and you will enjoy being able to ride in downtown as they do... More 

Thank dlsmissionary
Columbus, Ohio
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21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Columbus (and the suburbs) isn't always the best place for biking - lots of places don't have safe bike lanes. The path is great though, so nice to have a safe and scenic way to get around if you don't want to go by car.

Thank Kay_Ayim
Herndon, Virginia
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193 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Don't know how long this has been here, but the path is great. Totally enjoyed walking on the path next to the river. Saw dams, geese, ducks, people fishing, wetlands, and conservatory areas. Had a great time.

Thank findwine
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658 reviews
435 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 247 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2016

Was one of many out enjoying the paved trail on a spring weekend. Did not have time to do entire 13 miles but I imagine that would be a nice ride. It compares very favorably to other trails in Ohio I've been on or the Platte River Bike trail in the Denver CO metro area.

Thank Paul S

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