The Olentangy River is running high with winter rains and a brisk pace but the Geese are excellent swimmers. Running streams and waterfalls in a very peaceful city park. Highbanks Metro Park on the banks of the Olentangy River. The spidery legs of this tree are dug deep into the hillside holding on as the stream and high waters erode away at stable footing. The streams of Highbanks Metro Park meet the roaring, overflowing Olentangy River after heavy rains during the winter. Stream, meet river, River, this is Stream. Highbanks Metro Park has notable high, steep hills rolling down to pristine winter streams. The Winter Hike series keeps Scouts out and about even during cold winter spells. The winding hills of Highbanks Metro park is a welcome site for Scouts. An American Morning Dove greeted us at the end of the trail. Crouched down tight on a bird house near the trail, she posed for a picture for Gabriel. Highbanks Metro Park has enormous winding hills with streams cutting through downed foliage and a cool winter breeze. A great place for a hike in Columbus, Ohio.