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Best Places for a Picnic in Downtown Columbus

  • Scioto Mile (Genoa Park)
    • Stretch out on the steps behind COSI and munch on your picnic favorites in the sunshine.


  • Columbus Commons
    • Bring your meal to the park, and hit Jeni’s for the perfect dessert pairing.


  • Dorian Green


  • Topiary Park
    • Check out a book at the Main Library next door to elevate a solo picnic afternoon. 


  • McFerson Commons
    • The park’s 2.2 acres of space and rectangular shape make it the ideal spot for any long-hand game. Think throwing a frisbee or football.

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