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Park & Trail Alerts

Alerts

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


Last updated June 22, 2018

MULTIPURPOSE TRAILS

Towpath Trail:

  • Through 2019: Due to sewer work in Akron, the trail is rerouted between Memorial Parkway and the Mustill Store Trailhead, just north of downtown. The new route will be in effect for several years. To learn more, click here

PARKS

Gorge Metro Park

  • 03/26 - 07/31/18: Highbridge Trail will be closed periodically as a contractor works on the High Level Bridge. 
  • Ongoing: Until further notice, Gorge Trail is closed for repairs in the section beyond Mary Campbell Cave.

Nimisila Reservoir Metro Park

  • 05/07/18: The SM2 boat launch will be closed for paving beginning May 7.
  • 03/14/18: Construction will be taking place in the South Main 2 boat launch area. The boat ramp may be closed during periods of the project. At this time the parking lot will remain open. The Christman Road boat ramps will remain open.
  • Ongoing: The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) has cut trees along their dam at Nimisila, off Jones Drive and South Main Street. Though Summit Metro Parks manages Nimisila, the park is owned by the State, and the maintenance, safety and operation of the dam is the responsibility of ODNR. Summit Metro Parks is not responsible for the tree work. Please call ODNR with questions.

Silver Creek Metro Park

  • 08/9/18: The cross-country course will be closed to the public from 4 to 8:30 p.m. for a private running event.
  • 09/1/18: The cross-country course will be closed to the public from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for a private running event.
  • 09/8/18: The cross-country course will be closed to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for a private running event.
  • 09/29/18: The cross-country course will be closed to the public from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. for a private running event.
  • 10/11/18: The cross-country course will be closed to the public from 3 to 8 p.m. for a private running event.