NPS Seeks Comment on Proposed Regulation for Off-Road Bicycle Trails
NPShas proposed a special regulation to designate and authorize off-road bicycle use on new trails constructed outside of developed areas in Cuyahoga Valley National Park. The public is invited to provide comment until Monday, December 15, 2014. More »
Valley Bridle Trail south of SR 303, across from golf course, is collapsed by river. Hard closure. Plateau Trail Bridge, north of Valley Picnic Area is closed. No detours. Plateau & Oak Hill trails are open. More »
Towpath Trail Closed For Rescheduled Towpath Marathon
Contact: Mary Pat Doorley, CVNP, 440-546-5995, 440-343-7355 (cell)
Brecksville, Ohio - The Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail in Cuyahoga Valley National Park will be closed to the general public starting at dusk beginning Saturday, November 2 until 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 3. All of the parking lots along the Towpath Trail from Frazee Trailhead to Botzum Trailhead including Indigo Lake Trailhead will be closed. The closure is due to the Towpath Marathon, a specialty marathon, half marathon, and 10K race, sponsored by the Ohio Canal Corridor.
The Towpath Marathon was originally scheduled for Sunday, October 13, but was cancelled due to the government shutdown.
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 call 330-657-2752.
Did You Know?
The Ohio & Erie Canal, which runs through Cuyahoga Valley National Park, was a 308-mile waterway connecting Lake Erie to the Ohio River. This transportation route, which influenced local and national prosperity, was dug entirely by hand by mostly German and Irish immigrants.