Monthly Archives: January 2012
It’s a beautiful day to go for a bike ride. You finish your pre-ride check list: tires pumped up, wheels spin freely and brakes engage on the rim, and nothing looks like it’s about to fall off. You remember to bring refreshment so you reach for: Your bicycle water bottle; The half drunk bottle of […]
The TowPath Companion is a traveler’s guide to the Ohio & Erie Towpath Trail. It is published by the Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition. At a cost of $14.95, both a map and a guide it is a bargain. It contains a short history of each traveled area along the TowPath trail. It features a […]
Metro Parks, Serving Summit County has a page on their website discussing the wildlife to be found on the TowPath Trail. The page also includes great information regarding the history of the area.
As reported in the Akron Beacon Journal on August 22, 2010. Akron is getting $173,186 in state funds to connect the Ohio & Eric Canal Towpath Trail and the Northside Station. The money will be used to acquire 2.9 acres and build an 1,100-foot asphalt-paved trail between the rail station for the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic […]
Support the Trail with a Towpath Tag! Did you know: the Towpath Trail is patrolled by park rangers and volunteer Trailblazers. They are available to share information and assist with emergencies. This service costs about $100,000 annually. The Towpath Trail lies in a flood plain between the canal and the Cuyahoga River. Erosion damage from […]
Do you drive a car? Do you ride a bicycle on the road? Do you have friends or employees that are cyclists? The state of Ohio offers a special license plate for cyclists and friends of cycling. This license plate can be a unique gift idea for a friend, an employee or yourself! On Wednesday, […]