Protecting, Preserving, Developing and Enhancing. The Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition is dedicated to developing the Ohio & Erie Canalway National Heritage Area and Towpath Trail in Summit, Stark and Tuscarawas counties.
Join Us! Experience the Ohio & Erie Canalway with our many events and programs.
Trail Development, Partner Updates, and More. Follow along as we provide the latest news about the Towpath Trail and National Heritage Area.
Support the Towpath Trail. As a member, receive discounts to certain events, our newsletter, The Silver Ribbon, and other perks.
May 14 - 15, 2016
More than 100 riders are prepared to ride 101 miles along the Towpath Trail and Ohio & Erie Canalway National Heritage Area. The FirstMerit Towpath Trail Century Ride, May 14 and 15 2016, is a fully-supported 101 mile ride on the historic Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail that celebrates this regional trail and promotes the development of connector trails for the regional trail system.
Sister organization of the OECC, Canalway Partners develops the Towpath Trail throughout Cuyahoga County by promoting historic preservation and interpretation, expanded recreational opportunities and sensitive economic developments.
Visiting the Ohio & Erie Canalway and want to learn more? Check out the Canalway visitor site, with wayfinding maps, Canalway Quests, additional Towpath info, and so much more.