Community Events

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  • Stewardship

    Become an environmental steward!   Are you an outdoor enthusiast or organization that cares about the rivers, trails, and parks that you play in? Be a leader in our stewardship program!   Outdoor Pursuits fosters environmental stewardship in central Ohio. Sustaining clean rivers, lakes, parks, hiking trails and wilderness areas is something we can all […]

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  • Guided Bike Tours

    The perfect option for beginner cyclists or visitors of Central Ohio who want to see the parks of downtown Columbus. Tours are leisurely paced rides, led by expert cyclists who can guide you safely on a tour of urban parks. Allow 2.5 hours for the tour.

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  • Paddle Sports Trips

    Go places in a kayak with COP. You can find COP paddlers on the Youghiogheny, the Gauley, the New, the Cheat, the Big Darby, the Olentangy, the Scioto, Alum Creek, Hoover, and many more waterways!

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  • Backpacking and Hiking

    Am I ready to do this? How will I prepare? Relax. We’ve got you covered. Start slow, then add speed. Start light, then add weight. We’ll be with you every step of the way. Start off with a hiking experience with a group

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