128 Second St. NW, Barberton, OH 44203


109 days remain until the Huntington Towpath Century Ride

February 27th, 2017

A century ride can be one of those “bucket list” bicycling goals you set. If a century ride is on your list, may we suggest an organized ride such as the Huntington Towpath Century Ride. Organized rides offer the support of rest stops with food and water at measured distances during the ride. An organized […]

Ohio & Erie Towpath Trail extended

February 7th, 2017

From the TowPath Times, the newsletter of the Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition. On January 12th, Tuscarawas County Commissioners finalized a license agreement with the Kimble Company and Family for a 4-mile pathway along the Tuscarawas County River to extend the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail from Zoarville to the State Route 416 Bridge. […]

Summit & Stark Trail updates

January 20th, 2017

The heavy rains on January 12th closed several trails due to flooding. Stark Parks reports the Middle Branch Trail, south of Martindale Ave., remains closed after heavy flooding in that area. However, all other trails have been reopened with temporary repairs made. More permanent repairs will continue to be made throughout the next few weeks […]

Area flooding from January 12th rains closes Towpath Trail Sections

January 13th, 2017

In Barberton a flood watch was in effect until 10 pm on Thursday due to high water. High water was a concern for our neighbors farther down the Towpath Trail in the Massillon area. The Akron Canton Airport recorded 2.02 inches of rainfall from midnight Thursday to 3 pm with the heaviest rain between 7 am and […]

Riding on this lovely day? Towpath work being done in Barberton

October 17th, 2016

  From the Local Park Alerts page on the Summit Metro Parks website: 10/13/16: The Fairview Avenue south parking lot in Barberton will be closed beginning 10/13 until approximately 10/24. The lot will be used for stockpiling limestone material for a trail resurfacing project. 10/17/16:Beginning 10/17 and lasting for about one week, weather depending, crews […]

Notes regarding the Towpath trail-closures

October 8th, 2016

The turtles will be having a close up view of some of the work that will be performed on the popular Towpath Trail. From the Local Park Alerts page on the Summit Metro Parks website: 10/17- 10/21/16: The Towpath Trail will be closed from Botzum Trailhead south to Weathervane Lane. A contractor will be paving […]

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