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Map of the Blacklick Creek Greenway Trail

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Blacklick Creek Greenway Trail

Blacklick Creek Greenway Trail Columbus Ohio Map Area focus

Blacklick Creek Greenway Trail

LENGTH:

12 miles

SURFACE:

paved

COMMUNITIES:

Groveport, Columbus, Canal Winchester, Reynoldsburg

HIGHLIGHTS:

natural areas along Blacklick Creek, forests, wetlands, farmland, local parks, residential neighborhoods, Blacklick Woods Metropark

NEARBY TRAILS:

Alum Creek Trail

Blacklick Woods Metropark Trails

RELATED LINKS:

Columbus

Regional Trails

The Blacklick Creek Greenway Trail is a 12-mile long paved pathway that is located in the Southeast portion of the Columbus metro area in Central Ohio. The trail takes a meandering route through natural areas alongside the creek. The route goes past natrual preserves, wetlands, forested areas, residential neighborhoods and local parks.

The southwest end of the Blacklick Creek Greenway Trail connects to the Alum Creek Trail that heads to the north. The Alum Creek Trail connects to the I-670 Bikeway that heads into Downtown Columbus and heads as far north as Westerville.

The northeast end of the Blacklick Creek Greenway Trail connects to trails within Blacklick Woods Metropark in Reynoldsburg.

Conditions

The Blacklick Creek Greenway Trail is paved for the entire route. The trail traavels away from roadways and has few road crossings. The trail is open for bike riding, running and walking. There is a pedestrian overpass for crossing US-33.

Communities

The Blacklick Creek Greenway Trail goes past the following communities: Groveport, Columbus, Canal Winchester and Reynoldsburg.

Points of Interest

The Blacklick Creek Greenway Trail goes past the following points of interest:

Three Creeks Park
Groveport Madison High School
Groveport Parks & Rec Soccer Fields
Southeast Expressway Overpass
Glacier Knoll
Pinkerington Ponds Metro Park
Portman Park
Blacklick Woods Metropark
Nearby Trails

Alum Creek Trail: the two trails connect at Three Creeks Park. The park is located off of Bixby Road in Groveport.

Blacklick Woods Metropark Trails: the trails in the metropark aslo connect to Blacklick Trail that heands north as far as JF Kennedy Park in Reynoldsburg.

End Points

The southwest end of the Blacklick Creek Greenway Trail is located at Three Creeks Park off of Bixby Road in Groveport.

The northeast end of the trail is located at Blacklick Woods Metropark to the north of Interstate 70 and west of Baltimore-Reynoldburg Road in Reynoldsburg.


Resources

Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the Blacklick Creek Greenway Trail in Central Ohio.

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