• Photo of the Beaver Marsh by Jeffrey Gibson.

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    Towpath Trail is closed from Mustill Store to Memorial Parkway for riverbank reinforcement. Detours posted. Closure will last 1 - 4 weeks into August. More »

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Towpath Trail Now Open in Cuyahoga Valley National Park

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Date: January 12, 2012
Contact: Mary Pat Doorley, 440-343-7355

Brecksville, Ohio - The Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail in Cuyahoga Valley National Park is now open. Sections of the trail were closed due to a fatality of a male visitor falling into the Cuyahoga River near SR 82 Bridge in Sagamore Hills, Ohio. The investigation is ongoing. The National Park Service is leading the investigation with the assistance of the Cleveland Metro Parks, Sagamore Hills Police Department, the Northfield Center Fire Department, and other local agencies.

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Did You Know?

Drawing of a mule driver on the Ohio & Erie Canal.

A young James A. Garfield, 20th President of the United States, worked briefly as a mule boy on the Ohio & Erie Canal, an important cultural resource within Cuyahoga Valley National Park.