Akron Public School Children Enjoy an Afternoon of Fishing & Stewardship

On May 25, the Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition hosted our annual Ohio & Erie Canalway Fishing Derby at the Wilbeth Road Trailhead in Akron, Ohio.  Third and fourth graders from Akron Public…
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Tuscarawas County Parks Department seeks seasonal employment

Our partners at Tuscarawas County Park Department are seeking two (2) part-time seasonal workers to assist with park groundskeeping and maintenance. To learn more, go to https://buff.ly/3GgRFBU The…
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Massillon Detour Update and Suggested Route

The Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail in Massillon is now closed from Lake Avenue to Warmington Road. Below is a suggested, unofficial route for users of the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail to…
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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

The Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail just north of Summit Lake by Russell Avenue to South Street will be closed due to construction starting on the morning of Monday, June 6th. It will reopen on…
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