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 […]

Stage Three Towpath Trail Update

On Friday we stopped by stage three of the Towpath Trail extension and were pleased to see asphalt paving has been laid on most of the trail. The 1.9 mi segment starts north of Steelyard Commons and traces the eastern border of Tremont, ending at the intersection of Literary and University Rds. Decking has been installed on the Towpath Mounds observation deck, […]

Ohio Legislative Trails Caucus Excursion on the Towpath Trail

Recently state legislators joined with local organizations for Ohio Legislative Trails Caucus tour of the upper portion of the Towpath Trail. The tour, organized by Canalway Partners Executive Director Tim Donovan and Buckeye Trail Association President Steve Walker, provided participants an opportunity to see how the development of the Towpath Trail is transforming the Cuyahoga River Valley, integrating a […]