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All reviews great path beaver marsh catch the train station road multi purpose different areas national park loved biking hiking trail beautiful scenery level path cleveland area akron trailhead hikers hiked turtles
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Reviewed October 7, 2018

We parked in the parking lot and walked to the beaver marsh. It's a wide path and very nice for both walkers and bike riders. We were there on a very nice day and the walk along the canal and to the marsh was very...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank andyhg
Reviewed October 1, 2018

The canal towpath is a fantastic asset to the Akron/Cleveland area!! We stayed in a lovely, historic home near the towpath. Our first day of biking, we left from Station Road Bridge and biked north toward Cleveland. We decided that we would bike as far...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank luv4phood
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

This is an excellent and very wide multi-purpose trail for both walking/hiking and biking through the park. It offers an abundance of different terrain and numerous photo opportunities for visitors to the park- just be sure to drink/bring plenty of water and some energy bars...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jimtom87
Reviewed September 5, 2018

We parked at the boston visitors center and biked north for 10 miles. We planned on jumping on the train and taking the train back to where we started. We were disappointed to learn that the train only runs twice a day, the last time...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank melissabubash
Reviewed July 7, 2018

Our family has biked several rail trails and we found the towpath to be an awesome ride! We loved the scenery, the locks, the signs with the historical points, the wildlife, the river, the beautiful CVNP buildings and the closeness of the train! The only...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank marksfamilyof5
Reviewed November 2, 2017

We hiked a couple different areas of the Towpath Trail. It's one long trail that doesn't loop around, so if you plan on hiking it, either make sure you know the train schedule or have a plan to get back to your car somehow. We...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Frank D
Reviewed October 23, 2017

Great traveling along the canal/Cuyahoga River in the National Park. Go one way and hop the train for $3 to retun to your car.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank lindacrick
Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

I can only ride a distance on a flat surface with ease. The towpath was perfect. Lovely scenery along the way. We stopped at the beaver pond to hear about the transition from a volunteer naturalist. The only problem was our route was not a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Mark C
Reviewed September 11, 2017

Lock is located close to parking. You don't have to bike to it to see it. Great to see a piece from the past. Lovely trails all around the lock as well.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank ksmbkm
Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

We had a big group and it was a little too dangerous to walk so a few days later we rented bikes and had a ball. It's pretty crowded on beautiful weekends so make sure your bike riders can navigate passing and people. Look for...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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About three miles one way