Attention: Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail Detour Update

Summit Lake Towpath Detour


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 - 4/1: Closed, will open back up on evening of 4/1

Week of 4/4: Open - At this point the path will be open for a number of weeks

There will be on-going temporary detours of this section of the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail over the next three years due to construction of the Akron Central Interchange.

For questions or more information, please contact Dan Rice at 330-374-5657 or email