Rain, thunderstorms, and flooding can be hard on the trails. Visitors are encouraged to check for updates before their visit and to follow all posted trail and parking area closing signs. For safety reasons, trails are closed to all users while trail crews are using equipment to complete repairs and maintenance. The following list reflects the most up to date trail closings and construction projects as of April 17, 2015.
Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail (western Stark County)
Trail resurfacing is ongoing between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. on weekdays. For a list of Canalway construction and closure alerts visit the Ohio & Erie Canalway Trail Updates page. View the Towpath Trail map.
Hoover Trail and Middle Branch Trail
The portion between E. Maple St. and the North Canton YMCA Trailhead is permanently closed and will be relocated in the future.
Iron Horse Trail
The trail is closed between the First Christian Church Trailhead and the Beech St. crossing due to muddy conditions.
Sippo Lake Park
The Cottonwood Trail will be closed for one month. Crews will be removing invasive species and performing some minor dredging in the wetland.
West Branch Trail
Expect a rough trail surface north of 38th St. Resurfacing work is scheduled for early May.