Tour du Towpath 2015
2015 Tour Du Towpath
8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Saturday August 8th, 2015
Canal Fulton Visitor’s Center
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 Dulcimer music provided by Donna McDonald! Receive goodie bags, water along the trail, and giveaways.
Lunch will be provided from 11:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. The cookout will include: pulled pork sandwich, (with your choice of condiments),peanut butter and jelly, chips, fruit, drinks and dessert.
This 32 mile tour is designed to explore the Towpath Trail in Stark and Summit counties. Starting at the Canal Fulton Canalway Center you will ride south to Lake Avenue Trailhead in Massillon. Return to the Canal Fulton Pavilion (St. Helena Heritage Park) for a water stop and continue north to Vanderhoof. *Water Stops will be provided along with snacks. (Registration will begin at 8 a.m.)
This 16-mile tour travels south along the Tuscarawas River to Massillon and back. Starting at the Canal Fulton Canalway Center you will ride south to Lake Avenue Trailhead in Massillon and return to the Canal Fulton Pavilion (St. Helena Heritage Park).*Water Stops will be provided along with snacks. (Registration will begin at 9 a.m.)
This 8-mile tour is designed for families. Starting at the Canal Fulton Canalway Center you will ride north to the village of Clinton and return to the Canal Fulton Pavilion (St. Helena Heritage Park). *Water Stops will be provided along with snacks. (Registration will begin at 10 a.m.)
- Member Price ($25.00)
- Non-member Price ($30.00)
- 12 and under ($10.00)
- Family Package: 2 Adult, 2 Youth ($60.00) - $6.00 for additional youth
Continue the fun!
Explore Canal Fulton with a variety of specials for Tour du Towpath riders.
- Live demo of glass demonstration at Canal Fulton Glassworks.
- Ride the Canal Boat at 2 for 1 price.
- Canal Fulton Heritage Society Museum – Free admission
- Miniature golf for $1 at the Canal Fulton Canoe Livery.
Free Parking is available at the Canal Fulton Canalway Center
St. Helena Heritage Park
125 Tuscarawas St.
Canal Fulton, Ohio 44614
Take Portage St. Exit in North Canton, travel west on Portage to Cherry St., turn left, take Cherry St. to Tuscarawas St., turn left into St. Helena Heritage Park.
Take Rt. 93 exit and follow Rt. 93 to Tuscarawas St. Turn right into St. Helena Heritage Park.
Register by July 20, 2015 to receive a free T-Shirt
Tour du Towpath is being Sponsored by:
Akron Beacon Journal
Canal Fulton Canalway Center
Canal Fulton Canoe Livery
Canal Fulton Glassworks
City of Canal Fulton
Clinton Historical Society
C. Massouh Printing
Ernie's Bike Shop
Hurd Contracting, New Washington, PA
Keillor’s – A Teddy Bear Shoppe
P. Myers Agency
Summit Metro Parks
Oser’s Dairy & Deli
Run to the Ohio Wall