North of Columbus near Delaware, the Alum Creek State Park has 38 miles of trails open to hiking. The terrain has plenty of hills, stumps, and steams. The trails wind along the lakeshore through mature beech-maple forests and across deep ravines.
Alum Creeks large reservoir and gently rolling span of fields and woodlands provides a hub of recreational activity just minutes from Ohios capital city. Quiet coves nestled among shale cliffs await the solitary fisherman in the parks northern reaches while sunseekers mingle with thousands on Ohio s largest inland beach.
Overall, Alum Creek State Park is the 16th most popular hiking trail of all 26 hikes in Ohio.