Brecksville, Ohio – The Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail in Cuyahoga Valley National Park will be closed to the general public starting at dusk Saturday, October 8 until 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 9. All of the parking lots along the Towpath Trail from Frazee House Trailhead to Botzum Trailhead including Indigo Lake Trailhead will be closed. Expect limited delays due to short road closures in the morning hours on Sunday, October 9.
The closure is due to the 25th Annual Towpath Marathon, a specialty marathon, half marathon, and 10K race, sponsored by Canalway Partners, a Founding Organization of the Ohio & Erie Canalway National Heritage Area.
CVNP encompasses 33,000 acres along the Cuyahoga River between Cleveland and Akron, Ohio. Managed by the National Park Service, CVNP combines cultural, historical, recreational, and natural activities in one setting. For more information visit www.nps.gov/cuva or call