National Park Service to Temporarily Close Towpath Trail Section in Valley View

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Date: March 3, 2017
Contact: Pamela Barnes, 440-546-5994

Brecksville, Ohio – The Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail will be closed from 6:00 a.m. Monday March 6, 2017 through March 2018 between Hillside Road and Stone Road in Valley View.

From Monday March 6 to Friday May 26, 2017 the trail section will be completely closed.

Beginning May 27, the trail will be open on weekends and holidays (May 29, July 3, and July 4), but closed Monday – Friday, through July 31. Following July 31, 2017 a complete closure will again be in effect.

There will be no detour available.

The temporary closure is necessary for public safety while a contractor with the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District performs major river bank stabilization work along the Towpath Trail.
About Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Cuyahoga Valley National Park 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. It generates over 2.3 million visits and an economic impact of $203 million annually. For more information, visit or call 330-657-2752.


Last updated: March 3, 2017

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