About Us

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.

 

Events

Join Us! Experience the Ohio & Erie Canalway with our many events and programs.

 

News

Trail Development, Partner Updates, and More. Follow along as we provide the latest news about the Towpath Trail and National Heritage Area.

 

Membership

Support the Towpath Trail. As a member, receive discounts to certain events, our newsletter, The Silver Ribbon, and other perks.

Saturday, November 11
Lock 3 in Akron
9 a.m.

Lockheed Martin Towpath Freedom 5K

The Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition presents the 6th annual Lockheed Martin Towpath Freedom 5K on Saturday, November 11 at Lock 3 Park in downtown Akron. Join us as we honor our U.S. Veterans and the completion of the Towpath Trail in Summit County!

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Freedom 5K

 

Our Partners

Canalway Partners

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.

 

Ohio & Erie Canalway

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.