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Summit Metro Parks

Summit County 14,000 Acres Managed
Tree 16 Open Parks
Map 150 Miles of Trails
Leaf 1921 Our Founding Year
5,000,000 Park Visits Annually

Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, Summit Metro Parks manages  more than 14,000 acres, including 16 parks, several conservation areas and more than 150 miles of trails, with 22 miles of the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail. Annual attendance averages 5 million visits.

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