Explore the Ohio & Erie Canalway National Heritage Area using the Towpath Trail by bike, foot or even horseback. 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.
Discover lakes, waterfalls and rivers or the everchanging scenery as the seasons progress … it’s all here waiting for you!
85-plus 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 the Ohio & Erie Canal, there are water activities for everyone in the region.
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. There are 50-plus trailheads that provide access to the 110 miles of Towpath Trail; perfect for hiking or running. Head to our “Map It!” page to find the Trailheads closest to you.
Click! There is plenty to photograph throughout the Ohio & Erie Canalway, whether it be walking along the Towpath Trail and taking photos, or traveling on the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad and catching some great shots there.
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.