The best parks in Dublin, OH.

Delight in the Outdoors near our Dublin Apartments

Sycamore Ridge Apartments brings together health enthusiasts and nature admirers in a beautiful amalgamation. Visitors are drawn to our top-notch gym and inviting swimming pool. The green expanses and picturesque streets of Dublin are a hit among nature lovers. But the icing on the cake is the close proximity of our apartments to Highbanks Metro Park, a haven for hikers, explorers, history buffs, and wildlife fans.

Highbanks Metro Park: A Dream Destination for Hikers

Standing proudly with one of the most comprehensive trail systems in the vicinity, Highbanks Metropark offers eleven miles of trails for hiking enthusiasts. Trails range from simple to moderately tough. The longest stretch, Coyote Run Trail, spans 3.5 miles across forests and meadows. The trail is a delight for dog owners and doubles as a cross-country skiing track during suitable conditions.

Other remarkable trails include the Dripping Rock Trail leading through forests and past sharp ravines, and the Overlook Trail. The 2.3 mile Overlook Trail ends at a deck overlooking the stunning Olentangy River. Numerous shorter trails catering to casual walkers or joggers offer spectacular views to be enjoyed day after day.

Unearth Ohio History at the Adena Indian Burial Mound

Experience a slice of Native American history at Highbanks Metropark. The park is home to significant historical constructions that double up as interesting visual attractions. These previously served as protective walls or burial sites for Native American villagers. Spotting the Earthworks, recognized by the National Register of Historic Places, makes for an intriguing addition to your park visit.

Abundant Outdoor Adventures for the Young and Active

Highbanks Metro Park is a hub for countless exciting activities for kids. Families are introduced to the thrills of canoeing, kayaking, and fishing. In winter, kids can indulge in sledding at the Big Meadows Picnic area or cross-country skiing on the Coyote Run Trail.

The park also hosts summer day camps, offering both an engaging and enriching time for kids amidst the picturesque natural surroundings. Programs like Dragonfly Day Camp let kids enjoy adventurous activities like canoeing, star-gazing, marshmallow roasting, swimming, and making new friends.

A Picturesque Spot for a Picnic

From Independence Day celebrations to graduation parties, Highbanks Metropark makes for the perfect picnic spot. With facilities like grills, play areas, restrooms, and covered pavilions, you can host an unforgettable outing.

Local Endorsements

Local visitors are full of praise for the well-maintained trails and informative visitor’s center. An enthusiastic reviewer on Trip Advisor brings attention to the park’s paved, gravel, and grassy trails, making it a perfect destination for people with wheelchairs too.

Another patron from our Dublin community exclaims, ‘Highbanks is a particular treasure with its long walking and jogging paths, picnic areas, and so much more. This park is 1200 acres of pure joy.’

Experience Living by the Scenic Metro Parks in Our Dublin Apartments

Sycamore Ridge, residing close to the splendid Highbanks Metro Park, offers the tranquility of nature with the conveniences of the city. Dog owners can rejoice as the park is quite accommodating for our furry friends. Sycamore Ridge continues this pet-friendly ethos. Allow us to meet your beloved fur baby when you move in!

Click here to schedule a tour, and get an overview of our spacious floor plans, comprehensive amenities, and experience life at our Dublin apartments. We eagerly look forward to welcoming you and your furry pals!

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