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Renderings Released for Quarry Trails Development

Brent Warren Brent Warren Renderings Released for Quarry Trails Development

New renderings of the Quarry Trails development provide the best glimpse yet of what the Metro Park-adjacent development will look like when it is complete. The main street leading into the development will be lined with three-story offices and apartments on one side, and shorter buildings holding restaurants and commercial space on the other. Shared-use […]

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City Seeks Feedback on Scioto Trail Extension, Quarry Trails Connection

Brent Warren Brent Warren City Seeks Feedback on Scioto Trail Extension, Quarry Trails Connection

The Columbus Recreation and Parks Department is seeking feedback on a future trail extension that would fill in a key gap in the trail network while also connecting it to the new Quarry Trails Metro Park. The Scioto Trail currently runs from the South Side to West Fifth Avenue, winding its way through Downtown along […]

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Mountain Bike Facility Planned for Quarry Trails

Brent Warren Brent Warren Mountain Bike Facility Planned for Quarry Trails

Work is scheduled to start this summer on the first trails at the new Quarry Trails Metro Park. Designed specifically for mountain biking, the facility will take advantage of the unique topography of the former quarry site to offer a variety of challenging downhill runs. Steve Studenmund, Metro Park’s Strategic Planning/Land Acquisition Manager, said that […]

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Project Update: Quarry Trails

Brent Warren Brent Warren Project Update: Quarry Trails

A little over two years ago, Wagenbrenner Development and Metro Parks announced a plan to transform a large former quarry site north of Trabue Road into the region’s 20th Metro Park and an adjacent mixed-use development (both the new park and the development are called Quarry Trails). Soon after, it was announced that the land […]

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Metro Parks Launch Campaign for Proposed 0.95-Mill Levy

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Metro Parks Launch Campaign for Proposed 0.95-Mill Levy

On Wednesday, the Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks kicked off the campaign for their proposed 10-year levy, which will appear on the local ballot as Issue 3 for the general election on Tuesday, November 6. At 0.95-mill, this levy is a 0.2-mill increase from the levy the public passed in 2009, which expires at […]

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