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Map of the Alum Creek Trail

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Alum Creek Trail

Alum Creek Trail Columbus Ohio Map Area

Alum Creek Trail

LENGTH:

22+ miles

SURFACE:

paved

COMMUNITIES:

Westerville, Huber Ridge, Minerva Park, Bexley, Columbus

HIGHLIGHTS:

greenway, local parks, Otterbein University, Ohio Dominican University

NEARBY TRAILS:

Blacklick Creek Greenway Trail

County Line Road Multi-Use Path

Maxtown Schrock Trail

LINKS:

Columbus

Regional Trails

The Alum Creek Trail is a system of paved pathways that spans over 22 miles on the east side of the Columbus urban area. It is also referred to as the Alum Creek Greenway Trail. The trail extends from the community of Westerville to Three Creeks Park south of Williams Road. The trail follows the creek as it meanders through the area and goes past multiple local parks.

Conditions

The Alum Creek Trail system is paved for its entire route. It is open for bike riding, running and walking. There are numerous parks along the way with parking areas and restrooms.

Communities

The Alum Creek Trail goes past the following communities: Westerville, Huber Ridge, Minerva Park, Bexley and Columbus.

Points of Interest

The Alum Creek Trail goes past the following parks, schools and other points of interest:

Westerville Sports Complex Innis Park
Heritage Park Ohio Dominican University
Everal Barn & Homestead Hayden Park
Alum Creek North Park Nelson Park
Alum Creek South Park Jeffrey Park
Westerville Office Park St. Charles Preparatory School
Cooper Park Wolfe Park
James O. Casto Park Franklin Park Conservatory & Botanical Gardens
Strawberry Farms Park Academy Park
Parkridge Park Hanford Village Park
Easton Market Three Creeks Metro Park & Three Creeks Park
Connecting Trails

The Alum Creek Trail connects to a number of other recreational trails and to trails within the many parks along the way.

Ohio to Erie Trail: The Ohio to Erie Trail is a system of trails that span from Cincinnati to Cleveland. Within the Columbus area the Ohio to Erie Trail includes the Olentangy Trail and the Genoa Trail. The Genoa Trail can be reached from the north end og the Alum Creek Trail by using the multi-use paths along N. Cleveland Avenue and Polaris Parkway.

I-670 Bikeway: The I-670 Bikeway follows alongside Interstate 670 from the Alum Creek Trail to Downtown Columbus. The connection to the Alum Creek Trail is located near the interchange of N. Nelson Road and I-670.

Blacklick Creek Greenway Trail: The Blacklick Creek Greenway Trail connects to the very south end of the Alum Creek Trail at Three Creeks Park. The park is to the north of London Groveport Road on the southeast side of the city.

End Points

The north end of the Alum Creek Trail is located at at point 0.4 miles north of County Line Road W and 0.2 miles west of N. Cleveland Avenue.

The south end of the trail is located at Three Creeks Park where it meets the Blacklick Creek Greenway Trail. This park is south of the interchange of Highway 33 and Interstate 270, off of London Groveport Road.


Resources

Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the Alum Creek Trail in Columbus, Ohio.

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