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 in 2020 was six million visits.
Looking for a service project for your co-workers or group? We're always looking for passionate people to get involved.
Giving is easy and long lasting. Consider joining the many other gracious people who have helped us throughout the years.
Great things happen when organizations collaborate. See a list of organizations and other park districts we've partnered with.
We are proud to welcome visitors of all abilities and have taken extra steps to accommodate families and individuals.
Follow us on social media and use the hashtag #summitmetroparks to share your experiences.
Visit our centennial website to take a journey through the past, present, and future of SMP. See how the parks have grown, faces have changed, but happiness remains a constant.