HOOVER TRAILEast Maple St. in North Canton
Washington Square, Hoover Park, Hoover High School, the North Canton YMCA, and North Canton's baseball fields are connected by this urban trail. Surrounding natural areas provide ideal habitat for hawks, foxes, groundhogs, and rabbits.
The terrain is lined with spring beauty, common wood sorrell, and mayapple in addition to wild red raspberry and elderberry bushes providing food for wildlife. Gold finches, cardinals, and chickadees are common here.
A connection to the Middle Branch Trail crosses Market Ave. and Easton St., heads east on Bellview St., north on Marelis Ave., and east on Stone Crossing St. before taking the sidewalk and crossing Easton St. at GlenOak High School.
The Hoover Trail, between Hoover High School and Marquardt Ave., has been adopted by the William H. Hoover Masonic Lodge, the group sponsors cleanup projects along the trail throughout the year.
The Stark County Park District prohibits the use of motorized vehicles in this park and on its trails. Sections of trail may not be suitable for wheelchair access. Weather may impact the accessibility of trails, always use caution.