4625 E. Dublin-Granville Road, Westerville, Ohio 43081
(northeastern Franklin County)
Blendon Woods is a 648 acres of forested rolling hills, ravines and open fields. More than half of the park is forested. Thoreau Lake is located within the 118 acre Walden Waterfowl Refuge which is a great place to observe wildlife in a natural setting with two elevated observation platforms that are open year-round.
Walden Wildlife Refuge: Blendon Metro Park has 2 observation shelters on Thoreau Lake that enables visitors to watch migratory birds that layover on the lake.
Disc Golf Course: The 3,500-foot, 18-hole course is open daily all year round. For information, call 614.890.7529.
Camp Sugarbush: Available for rental to organized youth groups.
Nature Center: Your gateway to outdoor discovery. Ask the naturalist on duty questions, discover nature through displays and view wildlife from our center's windows. There is an active indoor honeybee hive you can view up close.
Skating Pond: Winter outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy this one-foot deep pond.
Cross-Country Skiing: when weather conditions permit, skiers can use the 2 mile Sugarbush Trail which will be closed to hikers during these periods.
Ice Skating: a .4 acre skating pond is available during cold weather for ice-skating.
Pet Trail: The Goldenrod Pet Trail is 1.25 miles set up specifically for hiking, jogging and pets. The trail passes through 2 meadows that offers an abundance of wildflowers in the spring and fall.