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Address: Columbus, OH
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Activities: Biking, Running
Description: Trail along the river for bikers and runners.

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Awesome trail!!

I have ran this trail countless times with MIT, and most recently have been biking the trail. The trail is a true gem in Columbus. If you are looking for a great a fun place (not... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
Jessica N
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Columbus, Ohio
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Columbus, Ohio
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I have ran this trail countless times with MIT, and most recently have been biking the trail. The trail is a true gem in Columbus. If you are looking for a great a fun place (not boring) to log your miles, the OT trail is for you!! We like to start out at whetstone and head to north to the... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

But not just for biking. There are walkers, runners, roller bladers, and cross-fit-tire-dragging-with-a-weighted-backpack-fools. I love it because it weaves past a pond, parks, through neighborhoods, soccer fields, along the freeway, and campus university. I was in crowds and then by myself.

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Chaiyaphum, Chaiyaphum, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

On a recent business trip to Columbus, Ohio, I had made plans to link up with my brother to take the Olentangy River Water Trail with my brother's canoe (see my review). However, he insisted that we take the Olentangy Greenway Trail (also called the Olentangy River Bike Trail) to get physically in shape to take this canoe trip and... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This bike path is great if you want to go on a nice, controlled bike ride. Heading north results in a scenic path while heading south takes you through downtown. Depending on where you start and how fast you go, the ride can take a few hours but it is an enjoyable few hours. But the path is also really... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The Olentangy Bike path is a great place to bike and connects to other paths. One of my favorite trips is going south, connecting to downtown to the east or going west for some other scenic views. Often used for bike commuters going to work, the path is functional for many people. It allows easy access to many communities as... More 

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Tucson, Arizona, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The path is very scenic and well maintained. Running roughly parallel to High St. it's a great commuter route to OSU from the north. There is one grade level crossing and it's only on one side at a time for the most part or I would give it 5 stars. Very pleasant, a must do for cyclists visiting the area

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

Great sights. Well maintained. Long stretches where you are uninterrupted by cars. Along the river makes this path quiet, beautiful, relaxing, and peaceful. Get out of your car and enjoy a great bike ride. Lots of walkers, open spaces, fields, etc as well. I love this path!

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Rabat, Morocco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We love riding this bike path up north and back. It is a good place to do triathlon training as well, because the miles are marked on the path. The setting by the river is very nice. There are lots of people who use it, but it is not usually too crowded. There have been a few reports of malicious... More 

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cleveland, ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

We rode from just north of OSU into the downtown area on Columbus day. Maybe this is atypical because of the holiday, but it was deserted. We also noted that is got a little sketchy south of downtown. I am not certain if that is true, but it felt that way with trash, broken glass and homeless individuals. I also... More 

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Columbus
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013 via mobile

I frequently ride on the trail in the evenings to get some exercise. During the summer it gets quite crowded, but it is wide enough to pass in most situations. The trail is frequently maintained and improved. It is a good way to get to the whetstone park of roses, downtown, scioto audobon park, hills market in worthington, etc.

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