River South

River South Art Walk

About This Art WalkGreat Southern Theater

River South will lead you along the Scioto Mile, Main Street, and the Capital Square District.  Walk along the Scioto Mile Promenade to discover unique architectural and historical features or take time to find out about the only historic hotel still operating in Columbus!  Whichever route you choose, you will be sure to find tucked away parks with hidden treasures and experience a greater understanding of history and art appreciation in the River South area.

River South Art Walks mapTake the River South Art Walk

Download icon  River South Art Walk Map:  Download and Print. 
Audio icon River South Audio Tour for your iPod or MP3 player: Download.

Instructions to download audio tour: Click on the link to download the audio files. When prompted, select a location to save the files to on your computer (we recommend your music library). Once the download is complete, double click on the file to access the audio files using your preferred program (iTunes, Windows Media Player, etc.). The files correspond to the number of each site on this Art Walk map.

Unable to print? River South Art Walk maps are available in the following locations during regular business hours:

Columbus Public Health
240 Parsons Ave, Columbus, OH 43215


Experience Columbus Visitors Centers
Arena District Location - 277 W Nationwide Bvd, Suite 125, Columbus, OH 43215
Easton Location - 188 Easton Town Center, Columbus, OH 43219

Greater Columbus Arts Council
100 E. Broad St., Suite 2250,Columbus, OH 43215

Planning Your Walk

Public Transit
River South is easily accessible via several local and express COTA routes, including the 2, 4, 5, 7, and 18 Routes.
Full COTA System Map

Public Parking
Public Parking is available in the following locations in and around River South:

  • In the River South Parking Garage accessible from Front Street. View Map
  • In the Columbus Commons Parking Garage accessible from E Rich Street and E Main Street. View Map

The River South Art Walk is near the Capitol SquareGerman Village, Arena District, and Franklinton Art Walks. Plan your own unique Art Walk experience around your daily destinations by visiting the Art Walks feature of the  MyColumbus Mobile Smartphone Application for Android or iPhone.