Click on each site below to learn more about the flyways, byways, stopovers and residences of our two-winged and four-footed friends in the Tuscarawas County Section of the Canalway. Your journey can wander along the Towpath Trail, through Zoar Woods and through the beautiful sights and sounds of the 82-acre Zoar Wetland Arboretum. Any day out in the Canalway offers a wealth of viewing opportunities – including those to be found along the Towpath Trail.
The region boasts a number of Important Bird Area (IBAs) — and some of Ohio’s best bird-watching opportunities.
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Visitor Note - This is a test Sampler for an out-of-state partner and cannot be followed in our region. Begin your journey at Riverside Park with a walking tour of the Michigan Firehouse Museum and Ypsilaniti Automotive Heritage Museuem located within minutes of the Huron River. Riverside Park near River Mile 40 (a short walk to Downtown and Depot Town). This park hosts ample parking, restrooms and launch. The Ypsilanti Automotive Heritage Museum www.ypsilantiautoheritage.org 100 E. C... More »
A Towpath was a Towing Path Bicyclists and walkers on the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail today follow the same path that in the 1800s was used by mules and mule-drivers to pull canal boats—with some exceptions. Canal Fever , KSU Press, 2009 More »