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Alerts

Updated June 30, 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
  • 06/03/15: There will be temporary, periodic closures between the 303 lot and the trail. A contractor will be hauling materials for paving the new trail section near the tunnel.
  • 06/05/15: There will be closures on the temporary trail between the 303 lot and Akron-Cleveland Road. A contractor will be placing topsoil and seeding trailside areas.
  • Until further notice: A detoured route is in place between Akron-Cleveland Road and the 303 parking lot as construction continues to replace the Bike & Hike Trail bridge with a tunnel.


PARKS

Cascade Valley:
  • 06/03/15: The Chuckery is closed until further notice due to work along the roadway.
  • 06/29/15: The lower area of Oxbow Trail is closed due to high water.
Firestone:
  • 06/29/15: Redwing Trail is closed due to high water.
Sand Run:
  • 07/03/15: The park district's administrative offices will be closed in observance of the Fourth of July, and will reopen for business Monday, July 6 at 8 a.m.
Silver Creek:
  • 07/10/15: The ground-level archery stations west of the platform will be closed for naturalist-led programs from 3:30 to 9:30 p.m. The elevated archery platform and shooting stations on the east side will still be open for use.
  • 07/11/15: The ground-level archery stations west of the platform will be closed for naturalist-led programs from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The elevated archery platform and shooting stations on the east side will still be open for use.
  • 07/15/15: The ground-level archery stations west of the platform will be closed for naturalist-led programs from 3:30 to 9:30 p.m. The elevated archery platform and shooting stations on the east side will still be open for use.
  • 07/24/15: The ground-level archery stations west of the platform will be closed for naturalist-led programs from 3:30 to 9:30 p.m. The elevated archery platform and shooting stations on the east side will still be open for use.

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Did You Know?

Snake 'n Bake
Snakes can often be seen basking in the sun on the Bike & Hike and Towpath trails. The warm surfaces raise their body temperatures.

The War of 1812
A high ridge above the Wadsworth Area in Sand Run Metro Park was a lookout point for General Elijah Wadsworth, who made his camp near the present-day Old Portage Area during the War of 1812.




















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