There are so many ways to explore the Ohio & Erie Canalway National Heritage Area. Using the Towpath Trail, you can adventure by bike, foot and even horseback in some areas. Hike other trails in any of the four park systems to wonder at nature and wildlife. Climb aboard the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad to experience a breathtaking train ride or travel along America’s Byways and take in the natural beauty. Get a fresh look at water by kayaking or canoeing on the Cuyahoga River, the Tuscarawas River or even Lake Erie. Learn more about the canal-era by spending time in one of our many historic sites or museums.
It's all here waiting for you!
Make a plan with our Canalway Samplers or by taking a closer look at our maps.
Over 90 miles of flat-out joy on two wheels. Discover one of our state's most scenic regions while pedaling on the historic Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail.
Our two-winged and four-footed friends live side-by-side with us in the preserves of the Canalway.
From boating on the open waters of the north coast's Lake Erie, to kayaking and canoeing on one of our famous rivers, there are water activities for everyone to enjoy.
The National Heritage area offers some of the most unique camping experiences in Ohio.
Get On Your Feet! Annually, more than 2.5 million Americans find their way to the iconic Towpath Trail that stretches through the heart of the Ohio & Erie Canalway.
Photographers of all experience levels flock to the area to find the perfect shot.
Pick a quest, follow the clues, find your box, and leave your mark! All while learning about the rich culture and history of the Ohio & Erie Canalway.