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Columbus Riverwalk, Columbus

4.5
Must see · Historic Walking Area · Water Body
Take a stroll along scenic Columbus Riverwalk, which connects many top attractions in the area, including Golden Park, the Civic Center, Rotary Park, Rigdon Park, and downtown Columbus. The 40 km (25 mi) path started as an environmental engineering project in 1989, and the first section opened to the public in 1992. Explore the city on foot or by bike, plan a picnic, or visit a festival along the Chattahoochee River. The city prohibits the use of motorized scooters or other vehicles on the walkway. Arrange your visit to Columbus Riverwalk and discover more family-friendly attractions in Columbus using our Columbus travel itinerary planner.
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  • Fantastically done, this riverwalk provides miles of riverside strolling for Columbus visitors and residents. The river straddles the state border between Georgia and Alabama. A short walk across the....  more »
  • The last time I was here was 1976 at Ft Benning. This wasn’t here and I didn’t have the time if it had been. It is very pretty and something you should do if you are in Columbus.  more »
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