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What a lovely park and not to mention, Bison!

I went with some friends and we had a great 5 mile hike through the park. The trails/roads were... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Brad S
Columbus, Ohio
Clean, close, and lots of family group options

Well cared for, lots of places to grill out with tables nearby, lawns and trails are in pristine... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
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1775 Darby Creek Dr, Galloway, OH 43119-9171
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been there 4 times, never saw one Bison (Buffalo). I know they move around but in 4 times nothing. If you go just to see the Bison, be prepared to not see any or not many. However the inside place is nice, hands on and...More

1  Thank GreenBastard
Reviewed 29 August 2018

I went with some friends and we had a great 5 mile hike through the park. The trails/roads were well maintained and there was plenty of flora and fauna to enjoy as well. As we were returning to the parking lot, we noticed that there...More

1  Thank Brad S
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Well cared for, lots of places to grill out with tables nearby, lawns and trails are in pristine shape, the caretakers obviously are proud of this place. It's a great place for groups of any kind to relax in the woods outside and enjoy nature...More

Thank CamelJock
Reviewed 16 July 2018

The park area is fantastic. The trails are good and well maintained. I think the bison as an attraction are overrated. It's just bison in a field about 100 yards or further away from the trail.

Thank Adam040414110816
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
Reviewed 13 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
Reviewed 28 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
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

1  Thank davidstuthard
Reviewed 11 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.

Thank Orcinusmoon
Reviewed 29 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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