There are 48 Trailheads in all - spread along the Towpath’s 81+ miles & spanning four counties. All but the Portage Path Trailhead in Summit County provide parking too. The parking is free and the number of spaces varies at each site - ranging from a few to 100 or more.
A County-by-County Guide to Towpath Mileage and Surfaces.
Grades, Closures & Expected 2013 Trail Events
Trailhead Maps & Amenities
Looking for Trailheads? We have a few ways for you to find them - and see which amenities are available at each:
Map It! -
Want to map your trip to/from a Trailhead? Simply head to our interactive map
and click the “Trailheads” box in the legend.
Pop-up icons show you which ones have: restrooms, water, bridle access, CVSR Boarding Stations, and more.
Safe is Sound - Trailhead Map -
Often nicknamed the "skinny ribbon" map - this popular offering also is available as a download. You have two choices
2015 Towpath Trail Map – Trailheads
- showing mileage between Trailheads, major cross
streets and more.
2015 Towpath Trail Map – 8.5" x 11" version - pdf
Towpath Trailhead Map Link for Smart Phone Users
Click here to put a Towpath Trailhead map on your smart phone: 2015 Towpath Trail Map for Smart Phone Users