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Leatherlips Monument stands at the Scioto Park, and was created in honor of the prominent Wyandot American Indian leader. The large sculpture is artistically made up of limestone slabs, and is a prominent attraction at the park.
A favorite with families, Scioto Park is a picturesque expanse standing at the banks of the Scioto River. The park has an expansive play area for kids, picnic pavilions, a fishing pier as well as sports facilities.
This lush, sylvan expanse spans 36.5 (14.7 hectares), and attracts outdoor lovers for its hiking and fishing opportunities. The park is named after General Thaddeus Kosciuszko, the former owner and prominent military officer known for his contributions to the Revolutionary War.
Named after the picturesque waterfalls, this natural oasis, not far from the city center is perfect for quick outdoor excursions. Besides the beautiful waterfalls, the park has nature trails and strategic observation decks.
This lush expanse is located by the Scioto River and attracts fishing enthusiasts. Besides this, Amberleigh Park also has a popular bike path and a covered picnic pavilion.
Field of Corn (with Osage Oranges) is a well known public art installation by local artist Malcom Cochran that draws from the town's legacy and heritage rooted in an agricultural past. The art installation features 109 cement corn cobs arranged in rows that reflect true farming practices. Each piece is unique, featuring a variation in shape, size and kernel pattern, and standing at an impressive height of over 6 feet. Nicknamed Cornhenge, there is even a poem called, When Once I Walk'd Through the Halls of Cornhenge dedicated to the site.
Coffman's Park is an expansive park with a number of amenities available for the recreational use of the locals. Comprising of tennis and basketball courts, a football field and a skate park, Coffman's park is a great park for picnics too.
Hayden Falls Park is a charming nature getaway in Columbus. Located just off the Scioto River, this park boasts a lovely walkway that leads to a beautiful waterfall. The path doesn't have too many places to stop and rest, so be prepared for more of an active outing when spending the day at Hayden Falls Park.
The O'Shaughnessy Dam and Bridge is a major source of drinking water for the city of Columbus. Spread over an area of 845 acres (341 hectares), the reservoir also comprises of the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, located near the dam. Picnic areas, boat ramps, docks and rental boat slips are some of the recreational activities available.
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is that rare zoological institution whose most famous face is that of a human. Jungle Jack Hanna has ferried many a wild beast up to the most hallowed stages in late-night television. That said, the Columbus Zoo is where he's most at home, surrounded by lions, bison, tigers, elephants, eagles, bears, rhinos, prairie dogs, bobcats, sharks, bonobos, pythons, clownfish, koalas, cougars, frogs, pronghorn, timber wolves, manatees, wolverines and more. Hanna's celebrity makes for ample funding, so the animals' habitats and other zoo exhibits are finely crafted and a wonder to behold. See website for interactive displays, visitation recommendations and more.
With a lake at its heart, the picturesque Ballantrae Community Park is a prime recreational spot in the neighborhood. Summers bring the added delight of a splash pad at the park.
Golf Club of Dublin is the official golf club of Dublin, stretching over 640 acres (258.99 hectares). Comprising of plenty of water hazards and bunkers, it challenges professional golfers as well as encourages amateurs to practice the game.