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An easy, wooded trail leading to an overlook of the Olentangy River.


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1.3

Miles

2.1

KM

Point to Point

914' 279 m

High

866' 264 m

Low

60' 18 m

Up

52' 16 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

4%

Max Grade (2°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Fall Colors · River/Creek · Views

Description

The Overlook Trail in Highbanks Metro Park is an easy extension from the Dripping Rock Trail that leads to an overlook of the Olentangy River. The trail winds through the forest and passes along small streams and creeks. If you're looking for a 5+-mile hike - add this to your trip along the Dripping Rock Trail.

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Land Manager: Central Ohio Metro Parks

Shared By:

Ryan P

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  4.3 from 7 votes

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#153

in Ohio

#8,708

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Nov 3, 2022
Annie Kerregan
Aug 14, 2021
David Biggers
7.9mi — 2h 44m
Apr 15, 2021
Jill Hayes
Beautiful hike, even on a gloomy day. I have lived near this park for 30 years, and somehow did not know about this trail with the pretty overlook.
Jun 18, 2020
Sammy Vasalani
May 25, 2020
Michael Kovalchik II
Jan 1, 2020
John Dyas
Nov 26, 2019
Zach Trosch
Aug 13, 2016
Elise Burgess
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