The Ohio & Erie Canalway National Heritage Area has joined the “Passport to Your National Parks” program. The program is designed to encourage visitation and interest in National Park Service sites. The Ohio & Erie Canalway is an affiliated unit of the National Park Service.
Park visitors can purchase a Passport book which provides a place to collect commemorative stamps and park cancellations. Cancellation stamps are free of charge, and will be available at a growing number of venues throughout the Ohio & Erie Canalway.
Ohio & Erie Canalway launch partners for the Passport program include:
- Akron/Summit Convention & Visitor’s Bureau
- Canal Fulton Canalway Center
- Century Cycles, Peninsula
- Hale Farm and Village
- Historic Zoar Village
- Richard Howe House
- The Cleveland History Center
These Passport cancellation sites join a roster of existing sites within the Cuyahoga Valley National Park including
- Canal Exploration Center
- Hunt House
- Winter Sports Center at Kendall Lake
- Happy Days Lodge
- Howe Meadow
Passport books are available for the retail price of $9.95 at local Trail Mix stores, certain launch partner locations, or eParks.com. For more information about the passport program, visit the Ohio & Erie Canalway website here.
The Ohio & Erie Canalway is a National Heritage Area, designated by Congress to help preserve and celebrate the rails, trails, landscapes, towns and sites that grew up along the first 110 miles of the canal that helped Ohio and our nation grow.