Scioto Trail

Scioto Audubon Park, Ohio

Distance7.3mi
Elevation Gain291ft
Trailhead Elevation722ft
Top752ft
Elevation Min/Max695/752ft
Elevation Start/End722/722ft

Scioto Trail

Scioto Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Franklin County, Ohio. It is within Scioto Audubon Park, Battelle Riverfront Park, and North Bank Park. It is 7.3 miles long and begins at 722 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 291 feet. The Miranova Place Parking Garage parking and the Santa Maria attraction can be seen along the trail. There are also a viewpoint and restrooms along the trail. This trail connects with the following: Hermit Thrush Trail and Olentangy Trail.

Scioto Trail Professional Reviews and Guides

"This is the most unusual hike in the entire guide. The setting is downtown Columbus along the banks of the Scioto River. Start your adventure at the Grange Insurance Audubon Center to join the Scioto Greenway Trail.

Follow it southeasterly astride the Scioto River, enjoying distant vantages while often shaded by a tunnel of trees. Pick up a spur trail to an observation platform where you can look upriver and downriver. Backtrack toward the Audubon Center, then take the Scioto Greenway Trail northbound, still skirting the river. Pick up a series of connector paths to reach the Central Activities Area, where you can climb a water tower for good views of a rockclimbing wall in the foreground and the Columbus skyline in the background."

Scioto Trail Reviews

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6/24/2018
Started my bike ride here on scioto mile went all the way up to 3rd ave before I turned around!!!
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Trail Information

Scioto Audubon Park
Nearby City
Battelle Riverfront Park
Parks
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
Easy
Skill Level
Scioto Audubon Metro Park, 395 W. Whittier St., Columbus, OH 43215; (641) 8910700; www.metroparks.net
Local Contacts
Scioto Audubon Metro Park; USGS Lancaster
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Sep 2018