Welcome to Gahanna

Looking for the perfect destination for family fun, a romantic getaway, reunion, meeting, or simply a memorable visit? Think Gahanna First! With more than 33,000 residents, the City of Gahanna represents one of the fastest-growing communities in the region. Rich in heritage and diversity, Gahanna offers a friendly environment, high-quality restaurants, eclectic shopping destinations, a quaint downtown and expansive green space. Gahanna offers all of the sights and sounds of nostalgic Americana. Lose yourself on a paddleboat ride down the meandering Big Walnut Creek. Take a trip to yesteryear as you explore 16 historic landmarks, shops, eateries, and more in the delightfully-restored Historic Olde Gahanna. Refresh in the abundant green space of the "Herb Capital of Ohio". Delight in diverse attractions that educate and engage. Most of all, reconnect…with those you love, with a slower pace, and with the magic of a warm community where hospitality is a tradition. Welcome to Gahanna!

Some of the top choices for visitors around the city include:

Creekside Park
123 Mill Street, Gahanna, OH 43230
This lovely five acre park is the centerpiece of historic Olde Gahanna. Best known for its lovely waterfall, the park invites visitors to stroll along the walkway, fish in the creek, ride a paddle boat down the meandering Big Walnut Creek or enjoy a picnic in the picnic area.

Gahanna Woods State Nature Preserve
1501 Taylor Station Road, OH
Founded in 1973, Gahanna Woods State Nature Preserve was a successful effort to save one of the last remaining large stands of woods in central Ohio. The Preserve is a nature lover's dream, with rare species of vegetation and rarely seen animals. Consisting of more than 50 acres, there are plenty of scenic hiking trails and areas for picnicking.

Historic Olde Gahanna
The preservation and history of Gahanna is most apparent in the area known as Olde Gahanna. Brick sidewalks line the charming downtown streets of this 19th century rural village. With more than 16 historic landmarks in one mile walking tour, Gahanna brings to life historic destinations such as the John Clark House, the Log House, the Lily Stone Bed & Breakfast, a restored schoolhouse and two historical churches. Aside from history, visitors can find the finest in antiques, collectibles, home accessories, hand-crafted items, eateries, and more throughout this delightfully restored historic area of Gahanna.