COLUMBUS – It has been an unseasonably warm January thus far, which has made for perfect weather to get outside.
In fact, the Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks has seen a 5 percent increase in visitors this year; a 4 percent increase for the month of December, according to Metro Parks spokeswoman, Peg Hanley.
Still hoping to get to the Metro Parks?
The Winter Hikes might be the answer.
Every Saturday and Sunday through February 22 the Metro Parks will host a hike at a new park, ending with food and hot drinks.
Find the Winter Hikes schedule below:
Sat Jan 4 / 10am - 2 or 4 miles
Sat Jan 11 / 10am - 2 or 4 miles
Sun Jan 12 / 2pm - 1, 3 or 5 miles
Sat Jan 18 / 10am - 1 or 2 miles
Sat Jan 25 / 10am - 1, 3 or 5 miles
Sun Jan 26 / 2pm - 2 miles
Sat Feb 1 / 10am - 2 or 4 miles
Sun Feb 2 / 2pm - 1 or 2 miles
Sat Feb 8 / 10am - 2.5 or 5 miles
Sun Feb 9 / 2pm - 2 miles
Sat Feb 15 / 10am - 1, 3 or 5.6 miles
Sun Feb 16 / 2pm - 2.5 or 5 miles
BATTELLE DARBY CREEK
Sat Feb 22 / 10am - 2, 4 or 6 miles
Click here for more information on the Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks.