If, for whatever reason, you ever need to forget you're in Columbus, just head to Highbanks. Pick any of the park's seven trails and meander your way through 1,160 serene acres. Soon, your heartbeat will slow, tension will melt away, and, voila! Teleportation complete.

If, for whatever reason, you ever need to forget you're in Columbus, just head to Highbanks. Pick any of the park's seven trails and meander your way through 1,160 serene acres. Soon, your heartbeat will slow, tension will melt away, and, voila! Teleportation complete.

Runners-up: Scioto Audubon Metro Park, Alum Creek State Park


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