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The Best Parks in Columbus of 2015

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Parks in Columbus come in all shapes and sizes. From hidden neighborhood pocket parks to large regional metroparks, there’s all kinds of greenspace available for public recreation. We asked our readers about their favorite parks, and for two years straight, they’ve nominated Goodale as the city’s best. Located in Victorian Village, the 32 acre Goodale Park has been available to the public for over 150 years, and is home to a wide variety of events, from the Pride Festival to ComFest to an outdoor summer movie series. Additionally, Goodale features tennis courts, playground equipment and an iconic fountain created by local sculptor Malcolm Cochran.

For more information, visit www.columbus.gov and www.goodalepark.org.

The Top 10 Columbus Parks of 2015:

  1. Goodale Park
  2. Schiller Park
  3. Bicentennial Park / Scioto Mile
  4. Whetstone / Park of Roses
  5. Highbanks Metro Park
  6. Columbus Commons
  7. Scioto Audubon Metro Park
  8. Franklin Park
  9. Inniswood Metro Gardens
  10. Topiary Park

Flashback — Best Local Park of 2014: Goodale Park

Note: Our “Best of 2015″ lists are published as the result of our annual reader survey/poll.

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