Tent Camping

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Camping in the Park

Primitive Campsites
Five primitive campsites are available to Towpath Trail and backcountry trail users from Memorial Day weekend through October 31.

Required Reservations Begin May 1
Campsites are available from Memorial Day weekend through October 31. Required reservations begin May 1. To make a reservation, please visit For questions or assistance, please call 330-657-2909 ext. 130 or email

Walk-up Campers
Check availability by visiting or by visiting the Stanford House office between 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm, daily.

$25.00 per night, per campsite, for up to 10 nights. Each site can accommodate two tents and up to six campers. Group rental is $100 per night for all campsites. Check-in after 12:00 pm on date of arrival
and check-out before 12:00 pm on date of departure. For more information
call 330-657-2909 ext. 119 or visit

Other Towpath Trail Camping Opportunities
For Summit County, please call (330) 867-5511.
For Stark County, please call (330) 477-3552.

Recreational Vehicle Day Parking in the Park
CVNP does not have parking spaces designated for recreational vehicles but they can be parked in the larger parking spaces at Canal Exploration Center, Station Road Trailhead, Boston Store Overflow, Pine Hollow, Wetmore, Everett Covered Bridge, and Ira Trailhead parking lots. This parking is for day use only. Overnight RV parking is not allowed anywhere in CVNP.

Backcountry camping is prohibited

Last updated: June 14, 2017

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15610 Vaughn Road
Brecksville, OH 44141


(330) 657-2752

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