Cuyahoga River Floods the Towpath Trail

Heavy weekend rains in northeast Ohio caused the Cuyahoga River to surge past its banks Sunday morning, flooding major portions of the Towpath Trail in Cuyahoga County. High river levels were clearly evident starting at the Towpath Trailhead at Harvard Ave. south to Rockside Rd. in Valley View. In a Sunday morning tweet, the National […]

Spring’s Arrival Brings Progress on the Towpath Trail

After shutting down for winter, construction crews have resumed their work on stage 4 of the Towpath Trail extension project that runs from the northern end of stage 3 (Literary Rd. & University Rd.) through Scranton Flats and Carter Rd. to Canal Basin Park. On the southern end of stage 4, Independence Excavating Inc.’s crew […]

2019 Towpath Marathon Course Modification

Since many Towpath Marathon runners have asked about changes to the course we’ve used in large part for the last 27 years, we wanted to share some background. Canalway Partners was forced to pursue a new course design for the 2019 Towpath Marathon outside of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park after a prolonged and unsuccessful […]

2019 Cycle Canalway

Saturday’s Cycle Canalway was much fun as the event launched from a new starting point at at Hale Farm & Village. After check in, riders road to the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad‘s Indigo Lake Station, rode the train south to one of three drop-offs (Botzum Station, Big Bend, or Akron Northside Station) and then rode […]

7th St. Bridge Deck Pour

Another step towards the completion of stage 3 of the Towpath Trail extension project was recently made as the concrete deck of the truss bridge spanning W. 7th St. was poured! Asphalt and concrete work around the Towpath Mounds is also being completed before cold weather arrives.   Farther down the path, the reconfigured Clark Field, a […]

Cuyahoga Valley National Park Begins Repairs to Old Carriage Trail: Trail to Close During Project

See Below for Information from the National Park Service Shared with Canalway Partners: Brecksville, Ohio – The National Park Service has awarded a $1,320,500 contract to complete restoration of the Old Carriage Trail in Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP). Contractors are removing some trees and demolishing deteriorating bridges. A re-routing of the trail and bridge […]