Things To Do - Start your adventures!
Bicycling Multiple Trailheads offer access to 25 miles of Towpath Trail managed by Stark Parks in this section, where you’ll be winding through pastoral settings, canal-era villages and alongside watered portions of the historic Ohio & Erie Canal.
Questing Try our new outdoor adventure series. Three Quests are available in Stark County — a great way to spend an afternoon, or a few of them!
Photography A day starting with the scenic panoramic views from the Exploration Gateway at Sippo Lake or perhaps a stop along Massillon’s historic Fourth Street - might be just the thing!
Bird Watching & Wildlife Area Naturalists have highlighted a number of our area’s favorite spots for you to discover.
Family Outings Outings are naturally fun in the Canalway. Your family can combine, hiking, biking, and canoeing with a visit to the Lake Avenue Towpath Trailhead in Massillon or at the Canal Fulton Canoe Livery.
Heritage Our canal-era history comes to life here – whether taking a canal boat ride on the St. Helena III or exploring our canal-era past at the Congressman Ralph Regula Canalway Center at Sippo Lake Park.
On Foot Discover more of our roots on a Stark Parks historian guided tour at Magnolia Flouring Mills or find a lunchtime getaway on a one-mile Towpath hike from St. Helena Heritage Park to Lock 4 Park. There’s so much waiting for you ...
Rails The southernmost terminus for the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad’s 51-mile Canalway journey can be found in Canton, where trains depart twice daily. The station is just about a 15-minute walk away from the National First Ladies’ Library.
Byway Driving In Stark County, the Ohio & Erie Canalway America’s Byway boasts a north-south segment and an east-west segment, and also intersects with America’s first byway, the Lincoln Highway!
Winter Activities Check back – we have plenty of ways to make winter fun.