Several ways to follow in a side scroller game

Hello everyone, I am very curious about the development of games and I have some doubts one of them if someone can help me, I would like to obtain materials of any kind on how I could create in a side scroller project at certain point of the level the character can follow by Different paths something like in the games of runner that arrives in a poonto where he can choose to which side to go, already I thank the attention.