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Updated January 20, 2015

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



  • Until Spring '15: Outdoor drinking fountains have been turned off for the season.
Bike & Hike Trail
  • 01-07-15: Due to transmission line work conducted in Sagamore Hills and Macedonia by FirstEnergy and its contractors, the Bike & Hike Trail will be closed from Nesbitt Road to South Boyden Road through February. The closures are aimed at ensuring public safety while the construction work is ongoing. For more information, call the project hotline at 1-866-477-6552 or email transmissionprojects@firstenergycorp.com

    The trail remains closed from Valley View Road north to Sagamore Road due to transmission line-related work. That closure will remain in effect through the end of January.

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.



  • Until Spring '15: Outdoor drinking fountains have been turned off for the season.
Goodyear Heights:
  • 01/05/15: The Eastwood Avenue restrooms are closed for repairs.
  • 12/10/14: Highbridge Trail is open, but muddy. It was closed following storm damage suffered 11/24. Some trail work is still necessary.
Hampton Hills:
  • Ongoing: Adam Run Trail remains closed following a 5/12/14 storm. It requires realignment and major work, now in progress. The park district will make an announcement when the trail is open.
  • Until Spring '15: The Top O' The World Area is closed for the season.
Munroe Falls:
  • 01/12/15: With wintry conditions this season, the parkway in the Lake Area will be closed along the south side of the lake. Visitors who wish to hike Indian Spring Trail will need to park in the lot near Maple Beach Shelter, and then walk to the trailhead.



Did You Know?

Big Leaves
The American sycamore has the largest leaf of any tree in Summit County. The broad, maple-like leaves can measure more than eight inches wide.

Many years ago, Metro Parks rangers patrolled the parks on horseback.

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