National Park Reopens Sections of the Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath Trail at Lock 29

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Date: March 26, 2011
Contact: Mary Pat Doorley, 440-546-5995

Brecksville, Ohio - The National Park Service has reopened sections of the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail in Cuyahoga Valley National Park from Boston Store Visitor Center to Lock 29 Trailhead in Peninsula. This section was the last remaining closed section due to flooding in early March. The entire 20 miles of Towpath Trail in the national park is now open.

Ira Trailhead Parking Lot remains closed. To visit the Beaver Marsh, park at Hunt Farm Visitor Information Center. 

Please respect all park closures for the safety of visitors, resources, and park staff. 

For up-to-date closures and cancellations visit or call 440-546-5960.

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 or or call 330-657-2752 or 800-257-9477.

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15610 Vaughn Road
Brecksville, OH 44141


(330) 657-2752
This information line is answered by staff at Boston Store Visitor Center. Core hours are 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. and hours may be extended during peak season. Boston Store Visitor Center is closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.

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