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Cuyahoga Valley National Park Reopens the Entire Towpath Trail

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Date: July 22, 2011
Contact: Mary Pat Doorley, 440-546-5995

Brecksville, Ohio - The National Park Service has reopened all of the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail in Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) that was closed due to flooding conditions.

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) service from Akron Northside Station to Canton Station resumes Saturday, July 23, 2011.

Bike Aboard! Service continues as scheduled between Peninsula and Akron.

CVSR operates regular excursions on Wednesdays through Sundays from Peninsula Depot to Akron Northside Station. Visit www.CVSR.com for schedules.

CVNP encompasses 33,000 acres along the Cuyahoga River between Cleveland and Akron, Ohio. Managed by the National Park Service, CVNP combines cultural, historical, recreational, and natural activities in one setting. For more information visit www.nps.gov/cuva  or www.dayinthevalley.com or call 330-657-2752 or 800-257-9477.

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Did You Know?

Historic photo of canal boat on the Ohio & Erie Canal.

Lock 27 along the Ohio & Erie Canal became known as Johnnycake Lock after several boats ran aground due to flooding. While stranded, supplies ran low and canal passengers and crew ate only corn meal pancakes, known as "johnnycakes".