Massillon Detour Update and Suggested Route

The Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail in Massillon is now closed between Cherry Road and the Tremont bridge. Below is a suggested, unofficial route for users of the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath…
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May 17, 2022

This afternoon, we were informed of an incident that occurred along the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail at Ohio & Erie Canal Park, between Bartges and Thornton Street,  where a user was…
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Congressman Tim Ryan and Senator Sherrod Brown secure funding for Lock 3 Park

The Akron Civic Commons Lock 3 Park project received $1 million grant award in the FY 2022 Omnibus Appropriations legislation passed by Congress and signed into law by President Biden through the…
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Attention: Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail Detour Update

  Starting 2/28, the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail is detoured at Bowery Street, just north of Summit Lake. The detour schedule is listed below: 3/8: Closed 3/9 - 3/20: Open for use 3/21…
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City of Akron and John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Announce New Funding for Lock 3 Vision Plan

On March 1, 2022, at an event at the Richard Howe House, City of Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan announced a $3.5M contribution from the City’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding for the implementation…
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Return Towpath 50 Rider Shares Tips and Favorite Experiences

Meet Michael, a return participant in the Cleveland Clinic Akron General Towpath 50. Michael Evans is Cleveland Clinic’s Director of Government Relations and he has been riding in the Towpath 50 for…
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