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Address: Columbus, OH

Trail along the river for bikers and runners.

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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... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Huber Heights, Ohio
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Huber Heights, Ohio
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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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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
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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 228 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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Reviewed 6 February 2016

When I moved to Columbus and needed to find new places to run, friends recommended the Olentangy Bike Path. It was a great recommendation and I have logged many miles on the OBP. Weekends it gets quite busy with all kinds of foot, stroller, and bike traffic. Most of it is off roads though there's a stretch through Columbus where... More 

Thank tryingtohaveitall
Columbus, Ohio
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 5 December 2015

this is great place to ride. Safe, with well marked paths, road in good condition. You can go all the way to Worthington, Ohio from downtown, with a minor part through Clintonville on city streets.

Thank Moss92155
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Reviewed 9 November 2015

Stayed at Hampton Inn near OSU. Planned a late afternoon into evening walk for exercise and travel sleep. Started on Trail by walking through a portion Union Cemetery (the portion on the East side of Olentangy River Road) to join the Trail near a bridge over the River. Went North for a while to Clinton–Como Park then doubled back over... More 

Thank Philip L

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