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A Good Ride

Best to start from north end at Worthington Hills. Ample parking at trail head, east side of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
William P
Columbus, Ohio
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... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2017
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Trail along the river for bikers and runners.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good43%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“city streets” (4 reviews)
“great path” (3 reviews)
“east side” (3 reviews)
Columbus, OH
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best to start from north end at Worthington Hills. Ample parking at trail head, east side of Olentangy River Road, which route 315 spills into. This bike path is continuous until after the Park of Roses when it used city streets for five minutes before...More

Thank William P
Reviewed 11 May 2017

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...More

Thank gpallet
Reviewed 3 May 2017

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...More

Thank Dana J
Reviewed 28 April 2017

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...More

Thank Wesley L
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...More

Thank shanetlbrt
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...More

Thank Sue1532
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...More

Thank SPG-BA
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...More

Thank dlsmissionary
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
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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