May 16, 2024 - Things to Do

New Metro Parks canopy walk opens Friday

Side by side images of a new park canopy walk showing high-up walking paths and an elevator.

The new canopy walk at Blacklick Woods Metro Park. Photos: Courtesy of Columbus & Franklin County Metro Parks

Metro Parks' newest and tallest trail opens Friday morning with a 10am ribbon cutting at Blacklick Woods.

The intrigue: The new canopy walk stretches 530 feet and features a 55-foot-tall observation tower, a cargo net hammock and a kids play area.

  • An elevator makes it accessible for visitors with disabilities.

If you go: The attraction will be open daily from 9am-7pm (through August) and 9am-5pm (September-March) at 6975 E. Livingston Ave., Reynoldsburg.

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