Explore the natural beauty of the Ohio & Erie Canal in the 2022 Canoe Adventure




Contact: George Ebey
Strategic Initiatives Coordinator
Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition
47 W. Exchange St.
Akron, OH 44308

For Immediate Release –

Explore the natural beauty of the Ohio & Erie Canal in the 2022 Canoe Adventure

Akron- Explore the natural, historical and recreational resources on Summit Lake and the Ohio & Erie Canal in this one-of-a-kind canoeing experience on Saturday, July 16th, 2022. Participants in Canoe Adventure will receive a guided interpretive tour of Summit Lake and portions of the Ohio & Erie Canal.  The cost will be $30 for adults and $10 for children under twelve years of age. All equipment is provided, along with drinks and refreshments. Interpretive guides will provide an update on the Ohio & Erie Canalway, Towpath Trail and connector trails.

Participants will meet at the Summit Lake Park pavilion, located at 390 W. Crosier St. Akron, Ohio 44311. Groups of no more than five canoes will depart in staggered timeslots between 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. Participants will be able to sign up for their preferred timeslot by visiting our registration page at https://www.ohioeriecanal.org/events/canoe-adventure. Registration will be on a first-come, first-serve basis and space in each group is limited. 

Special thanks to Burgess & Niple, The City of Akron, City Architecture, ComDoc, H. M. Miller Construction, Novatny Electric, Ohio & Erie Canalway, Partners Environmental, The Akron / Summit Convention & Visitors Bureau, Thomarios, and Zimmer Biomet for their generous support of 2022 Canoe Adventure.

To reserve a slot or for more information about the Canoe Adventure 2022, please call the Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition at 330-374-5657, or register on-line at https://www.ohioeriecanal.org/events/canoe-adventure.