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Towpath Trail Temporary Closure

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Date: October 19, 2012
Contact: Mary Pat Doorley, 440-546-5995, 440-343-7355 (cell)

Brecksville, Ohio - The National Park Service announces the closure of the Ohio & Erie Towpath Trail from the Frazee House Trailhead to Station Road Trailhead, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, Monday, October 22 through Friday, November 9.The Towpath Trail will be open evenings and weekends.

The closure is necessary to repair the failing Sagamore Waste Weir and clear brush along the Ohio & Erie Canal.

Frazee House Trailhead is located at 7733 Canal Road, Valley View 44125. Station Road Trailhead is located at 13513 Station Road, Brecksville 44141.

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.

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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.