From the Akron Beacon Journal Thursday, October 20.
The Akron Zoo unveiled a its new bike shelter on Wednesday, October 19th which includes lockers and even a repair station with an air pump and some tools.
It is part of the Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition’s iTowpath project. Cyclists can exit the Towpath Trail on Bartges Street, ride down Raymond Street and turn right on Euclid Avenue to reach the zoo entrance.
The new bike shelter is in the main parking lot next to the Metro bus stop. The parking lot is also marked to indicate where bikes should travel.
The connector trail leading from the Towpath to the zoo is one mile in length and is marked with signage and some animal prints. More information regarding the zoo connecting trail can be found at the Ohio & Erie Canalway website