Play Outdoors

If you like to play outdoors, you'll find lots to do in Delaware County, Ohio. Enjoy camping, boating, fishing, hiking, swimming, and other outdoor fun. Delaware, Ohio is also home to two of Ohio's State Parks. If you like water recreation, birdwatching, or basking in the tranquility of nature, you'll find areas for those opportunities and more listed below. Check out the map for information on where the largest rivers, lakes, and reservoirs are located throughout Delaware County. Other attractions are also available to be enjoyed during your visit, including more spots for family fun and golf.


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Alum Creek State Park

(740) 548-4631

3615 South Old State Road
Delaware, OH 43015

3,387 acres of water - Swimming (3,000 ft. beach), Boating, Water Skiing, Picnicking, Fishing, Hiking Trails, Mountain Bike Trails, Bridle Trails, and Winter Recreation....

Autumn Lakes Campground

(740) 625-6600

8644 Porter Central Road
Sunbury, OH 43074

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Berkshire Lake Campgrounds

(740) 965-2321

1848 Alexander Road
Galena, OH 43021

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Big Walnut Community Trail

168 South Vernon Street
Sunbury, OH 43074

Preservation Park ...

Blues Creek Preserve

9627 Fontanelle Road
Ostrander, OH 43061

Preservation Park...

Char-Mar Ridge Preserve

7741 Lewis Center Road
Westerville, OH

Preservation Park ...

Cross Creek Camping Resort

(740) 549-2267

3190 South Old State Road
Lewis Center, OH 43035

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Deer Haven Preserve

4183 Liberty Road
Delaware, OH 43015

Preservation Park...

Delaware State Park

(740) 369-2761

5202 U.S. Highway 23 N
Delaware, OH 43015

1,330 acres of water - Swimming (800 ft. beach), Boating, Water Skiing, Picnicking, Fishing, Hiking Trails, Wildlife Area, Bird Watching, and Winter Recreation....

Emily Traphagen Preserve

5094 Seldom Seen Road
Powell, OH 43065

Preservation Park...

Gallant Farm Preserve

2050 Buttermilk Hill Road
Delaware, OH 43015

Preservation Park ...

Gallant Woods Preserve

2151 Buttermilk Hill Road
Delaware, OH 43015

Preservation Park...

Genoa Bike Trail


Westerville, OH

4.1 miles - Plumb Rd. at St. Rt. 3 to Max Town Rd. in Westerville ...

Highbanks Metro Park

(614) 891-0700

9466 U.S. Route 23 South
Lewis Center, OH 43035

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Hogback Ridge Preserve

2656 Hogback Road
Sunbury, OH 43074

Preservation Park...

Hoover Reservoir

(614) 645-3305


Galena, OH 43021

Boating, Fishing, Sailing...

Hoover Scenic Bike Trail

Plumb Road
Galena, OH 43021

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Magic Mountain Fun Center

(614) 840-9600

8350 Lyra Drive
Columbus, OH 43240

Magic Mountain at Polaris features eight indoor and outdoor attractions designed to appeal to all age groups. More than 100 video and skill games...

Mingo Park

(740) 203-1450

500 East Lincoln Avenue
Delaware, OH 43015

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North Orange Park

(740) 548-5430

7560 Gooding Boulevard
Delaware, OH 43015

Orange Township near Lewis Center...

O'Shaughnessy Reservoir

(614) 645-3305


Shawnee Hills, OH 43065

Boating, Fishing, Skiing ...

River Run Preserve

158 Main Road
Delaware, OH 43015

Preservation Park ...

Shale Hollow Preserve

6320 Artesian Run
Lewis Center, OH 43035

Preservation Park (opening 2013)...

Tree Haven Campgrounds, Inc.

(740) 965-3469

4855 Miller Paul Road
Westerville, OH 43082

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Whitesands Campgrounds

(740) 363-1896

State Route 42 North
Delaware, OH 43015

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Zoombezi Bay

(614) 724-3600

3550 West Powell Road
Powell, OH 43065

Play in the water at Zoombezi Bay, a brand new 22.7 acre water park! The park features 15 state-of-the-art water slides, a wave pool, an action river, a lazy river....