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Griggs Reservoir Park

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2933 Riverside Dr.
Columbus, OH 43221
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Griggs Reservoir Park runs from the dam to the North down to Lane Road on the East side of reservoir. The park offers both bike and driving trails (about 2.25 miles) along the river. The boat launch area is just South of Fishinger Rd. bridge. While Griggs Reservoir Park contains nature preserves, boating, and a disc golf course , this park is ideal for sunbathers, hikers, athletes, picnickers and children. Parking areas and picnic tables are located throughout park with several access points from Riverside Drive. 

The dam was dedicated in 1905, named in honor of Julian Griggs, who was chief engineer for the City of Columbus for many years. Mr. Griggs died in 1922. 

Griggs Reservoir Boating Limitations

  • Unlimited Horsepower Permitted
  • 40 MPH Zone
  • Minimum Boat Length - 8 Ft.
  • Maximum Boat Length - 22 Ft.
  • No Personal Watercraft or Tubing Permitted
  • No Sailing
  •   Acres
  • 186 Land  Acres
  • 363 Water  Acres
  • Northwest  Location
  • Boating
  • Greenway Trail Access
  • Parking Lot
  • Picnicking
  • Playground
  • Shelterhouse
    • Not Enclosed
    • Not Reservable
  • Walking Trail
    • Lighted
  • Woods & Wildlife Area
    • Lighted