Summit Metro Parks We're Your Back Yard

Alerts

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


Last updated August 20, 2018

MULTIPURPOSE TRAILS

Bike & Hike Trail:

  • 09/04/18: First Energy is continuing utility pole replacement work along the Bike & Hike Trail in Stow and Hudson. A trail closure will be in effect for the section of trail at Hampshire Road heading norht to Barlow Road. The closure will be in effect until October 15.

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. Get more information on this project.

PARKS

Cascade Valley Metro Park

  • 08/07/18:Oxbow Trail will be closed between the picnic area and Overlook Trail connector for a bridge replacement.

Goodyear Heights Metro Park

  • 08/22/18: A cross-country event will bring about 200 people to the main entrance area of the park. Visitors should expect higher than usual park use between 4:30 and 6:30 p.m.
  • 08/25/18: A cross-country event will bring about 750 people to the main entrance area of the park. Visitors should expect higher than usual park use between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m.
  • 09/15/18: A private walking event will bring about 150 people to the main entrance area of the park between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
  • 10/10/18: A cross-country event will bring about 200 people to the main entrance area of the park. Visitors should expect higher than usual park use between 4:30 and 6:30 p.m.

Gorge Metro Park

  • Ongoing: Until further notice, Gorge Trail is closed for repairs in the section beyond Mary Campbell Cave.

Munroe Falls Metro Park

  • 10/13/18: A 5-mile race will take place on Indian Spring Trail  and Meadow Trail. Park visitors should expect heavier than usual traffic in these areas between 6 and 11 a.m.
  • 11/3/18: A 5-mile race will take place on Indian Spring Trail  and Meadow Trail. Park visitors should expect heavier than usual traffic in these areas between 6 and 11 a.m.
  • 12/1/18: A 5-mile race will take place on Indian Spring Trail  and Meadow Trail. Park visitors should expect heavier than usual traffic in these areas between 6 and 11 a.m.

Nimisila Reservoir Metro Park

  • 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

  • 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.