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Established in 1989, Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition is a private, non-profit organization working on the development of the Ohio & Erie Canal Heritage Canalway. The Coalition provides educational programs, events and publications about the Heritage Canalway while developing strong working relationships with partners to preserve and interpret the natural, historical and recreational resources throughout the corridor.


Canal Clean Up Projects

2 Major Canal Clean Ups

1.   Cargill Canal Clean Up
July 25th, 2014 - 9 Plato Lane, Akron, Ohio 44301
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Cargill employees and OECC staff spend time cleaning up debris and trash along the Ohio & Erie Canal and the Towpath Trail.

2.   2014 Canal Clean Up ~Knock Trash Out of the Canal~
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED July 26th, 2014 - 9 Plato Lane, Akron, Ohio 44301
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Volunteers from AMHA, Canoe Livery and OECC Staff employees spend the day Knocking Trash out of the Canal.

For more information, please call 330-374-5657 or e-mail lwilliams@ohioeriecanal.org.

2014 Tour Du Towpath

2014 Tour Du Towpath

8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Saturday August 9th, 2014
Join the fun as we bike through Stark and Summit Counties! Take a round trip adventure along the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail. Whether it is 8, 16, or 32 miles, enjoy a day out with friends and family. Take a ride along the Ohio & Erie Canal followed by a cookout at St. Helena Heritage Park in Canal Fulton with music provided by Hoban High Schools Steel Drum Band! Receive goodie bags, water along the trail, and giveaways. Register Here!

Download - 2014 Summit County Trail and Greenway Grant Application

2014 Summit County Trail and Greenway Grant Application

The Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition is pleased to announce that communities in Summit County are eligible to receive grant monies for their trail projects identified on the popular Summit County Trails Plan. The application for the 2014 grant cycle is now available here.

Join Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition

Join Us - Membership Information

Would you like to see the Towpath Trail completed but aren’t sure how you can help? An easy way for you to contribute is to join the Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition! Your contribution to the Towpath Trail can help us make all 101 miles a reality! Continue reading...

FirstMerit Towpath Trail Century Ride

FirstMerit Towpath Trail Century Ride

May 17 and 18, 2014
Join us for this unique trail experience with your family and friends while making a contribution to the Ohio & Erie Canalway. Continue reading...

Help Us Complete Towpath Trail by 2020

Goal: Complete Towpath Trail by 2020

Do you walk or bicycle with your family, walk or exercise your dog on the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail? Please show your support and make a donation and help us complete the Towpath Trail by 2020! Continue reading...


Sign Up For Our Towpath Tips Email Newsletter

Sign Up to our Email NewsletterThere is always something happening along the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail.
Our E-newsletter with feature Towpath Tips for all 101-miles of trail.
Read more and sign up!

 

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For more information about the Ohio & Erie National Heritage Canalway visit our partners.

Canalway Partners

Canalway Partners




Ohio Canal Corridor

Ohio & Erie Canalway

 

 

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Akron General is a proud sponsor of the Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition
Akron General is a proud sponsor of the Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition