​​Pizzurro Park -23-acre park in Gahanna includes a 4-acre fenced area for dogs to run off-leash. Also a fenced area for dogs under 25 lbs and an agility area for all dogs.  There are some shaded areas for the humans.
Godown Park - 10-acre park in Worthington has a doggie water fountain & pathways. You can also sign up for the newsletter, W.O.O.F.
Heritage Park - Hilliard offers areas for the leisure dog of the larger, more active dogs, a 'sprinkle' area, complete with water features & drinking fountain.
Lewis Creek - Lewis Center offers beach areas that dogs love - pack them and their water toys for a day of fun!

Sharon Woods
Westerville: 761-acre park is mixture of open fields & forests. Nature Preserve provides breeding for salamanders & frogs. You can fish on the 11-acre Schrock Lake.​

Blendon Woods
Westerville: 653-acre park features ravines cut by small streams, 118-acre Waterfowl Refuge and an 11-acre elevated observation. There is also an 18-hole disc golf course, skating pond & cross-country ski trail.

Walnut Woods
Groveport: 1,032 acre park will further protect water quality & improve wildlife along Walnut Creek. 

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Pickerington Pond
Canal Winchester: One of Franklin County's largest remaining natural wetlands- -1,600 acres of marshes, ponds & woodlands with two observation areas to watch the wildlife

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