Gahanna, Ohio is home to over 750 acres of parkland including fields, woods, streams, and trails. Plan your visit and enjoy the great outdoors.

Visit Gahanna Ohio Connect With Nature Big Walnut Trail
Big Walnut Trail

Things to Do:

– Walk, run, or bike along the scenic Big Walnut Trail. 4.6 miles of paved trail located along Big Walnut Creek runs from Morse Road south and ends at Cliffview Dr. and Rocky Fork Dr. South. The trail connects to many Gahanna parks and park trails including: Academy Park, Woodside Green Park, Gahanna Municipal Golf Course, Creekside Park & Plaza, Veterans Memorial Park, and the Gahanna Swimming Pool.

Learn more about Gahanna’s bikeways, nature trails, and multi-use paths here:

View and download the Trail Guide here:

– During warm weather months treat yourself to a peaceful and fun paddle boat or kayak ride along Big Walnut Creek. Rent a kayak or paddle boat through Gahanna Parks and Recreation. Learn more and reserve your boat at

Visit Gahanna Ohio Connect With Nature Creekside Park Boardwalk
Creekside Park Boardwalk

Points of Interest:

Visit our scenic parks including:

Learn more about local Gahanna parks here:

Visit Gahanna Ohio Connect With Nature Local Cantina
Local Cantina

Places to Eat:

Cafe Creekside – Open for breakfast and lunch. Menu options feature omelets, frittatas, sandwiches, soups, salads, daily specials. Outside waterfront seating along Creekside path. Private room available for meetings/events. Sunday buffet 9am-2pm. – 53 Granville St., Gahanna

Gahanna Grill – Known for great hamburgers and signature foods.  Gahanna Grill is famous for the “Beanie Burger” which is featured in the book “Hamburger America: One Man’s Cross-Country Odyssey to Find the Best Burgers in the Nation”. – 82 Granville St., Gahanna

Local Cantina Gahanna – Offering Mexican food and the famous Gahanna Creekside view is Creekside Local Cantina, one of Gahanna's most popular casual dining spots. Great tacos and margaritas, a wide selection of brews and free chips & salsa. Enjoy Taco Tuesday deals and more. – 101 Mill St., Gahanna

Nostalgia Brewing – Nostalgia Brewing makes it's home at Creekside Plaza, offering a taproom, bar and covered patio space in the heart of Gahanna, Ohio. Nostalgia serves up a rotating selection of craft brews (with names as unique as their tastes), a creative cocktail menu and a food menu packed with comfort food favs. Nostalgia is a proud member of Visit Gahanna's Herbal Cocktail Trail!  Patio available for event bookings. – 81 Mill St Suite 150, Gahanna

Barrel & Boar Creekside – The Barrel & Boar team combines passion, craftsmanship, and love to create the finest smoked meats and an exceptional customer experience.  This vision paired with a new focus on craft beer, cocktails and a southern menu creates a wonderful conduit to bring the old in to the new. Barrel & Boar is located at Creekside Plaza in Gahanna and provides a beautiful patio, a full bar and a large dining room (with private space available for events). Stop by for their seasonal Herbal Cocktail and pick up your passport to the Herbal Cocktail Trail. – 121 Mill Street, Suite 130, Gahanna

Marlow’s Cheesesteaks – Authentic Philly Cheesesteaks - “Bringing a taste of Philly” to Central Ohio. Marlow’s Cheesesteaks is a counter service friendly restaurant and bar featuring made to order Philly Cheesesteaks, French fries, Italian Ice, beer, craft beer, specialty cocktails and non-alcoholic beverages. – 93 N High Street, Gahanna