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Alerts

Updated April 29, 2015

For details, call the administrative offices 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday: 330-867-5511.
 


MULTIPURPOSE TRAILS

Bike & Hike Trail
  • Through 5/15: A contractor for FirstEnergy will be doing restoration work between Nesbitt and Holzhauer roads in Sagamore Hills. There may be temporary closures to move equipment, but they are not expected to last more than 10 minutes at a time. Weather permitting, the restoration work should be completed by May 15. For more information, call the project hotline at 1-866-477-6552 or email transmissionprojects@firstenergycorp.com.
Freedom Trail:
  • Until Further Notice: Phase II of the Trail, between Southwest Avenue in Tallmadge and Eastwood Avenue in Akron, is not yet open to the public.
Towpath Trail:
  • 04-20-15: The trail will be closed at Ley Drive 4/21 & 4/22 as a contractor completes boardwalk construction.
  • 03-23-15: The section of the trail from Botzum south to Weathervane Lane in the Merriman Valley is very wet and muddy, but it is passable.


PARKS

F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm:
  • 04/21/15: The visitors center will be closed Tuesday, 4/21, for seasonal cleaning and sealing of the recycled-content floor.
Goodyear Heights:
  • 01/05/15: The Eastwood Avenue restrooms are closed for repairs.
Hampton Hills:
  • Ongoing: Adam Run Trail remains closed following a May 2014 storm. It requires realignment and major work, now in progress. The park district will make an announcement when the trail is open.
Liberty Park:
  • 05/21/15: The new Liberty Park Nature Center will open following a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony at 11 a.m.
Wood Hollow:
  • 05/19/15: The new park in Hudson will open following a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony at 11 a.m.


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Did You Know?

Vacancy
Many beech trees are partially hollow and provide excellent den sites for squirrels, raccoons and opossums. Wood ducks often nest in the hollows of old sycamore trees.

Clever or Lazy
Wood ducks will often lay their eggs in another duck's nest, tricking it into raising the wood duck's young.


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