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Towpath Trail

We are located at the 12' 6" low Wheeling & Lake Erie RR bridge on Scenic Byway 212 at the Ohio & Erie canal between the village of Bolivar baseball fields and the McDonnell trailhead.

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Snack Shack

Our mobile Towpath Trail Snack Shack catering is a family business dedicated to serving quality food to raise funds toward renovating a barn to become the permanent snack shack on our donated easement!

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Peace Park

We are setting aside a 1/4 acre of land at the intersection where the Greenville Peace Treaty Line crosses the Ohio & Erie canal. Stop to reflect upon America's 1st Peace Treaty which refers to Ft Laurens!

Towpath Trail Snack Shack
Hot Dog & Exotic Sausage Catering

We cater quality all beef hot dogs, gourmet exotic meat sausages and trail snacks to the bird watchers, bikers, hikers, dog walkers, Tuscarawas River fishermen and canoeist from the Ohio-Erie canal towpath trail where the Greenville peace treaty line intersects 1.5 miles west on Scenic Byway route 212 from Bolivar, Ohio I-77 exit 93.

We sell quality all beef hickory smoked franks (AKA hot dogs), traditional hot dogs, smoked sausages, bratwurst, gourmet exotic meat sausages, French fries, onion rings, sweet corn, coleslaw, potato salad, macaroni salad, baked beans, salads, pickle on a stick, jerky, trail-mix, granola, chips, ice cold Pepsi products, lemonade, bottled water and & more. We purchase quality fresh produce including lettuce, cabbage, carrots, tomatoes, potatoes, and sweet corn from local farmers or auctions whenever possible.

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Bikers will love touring our beautiful Buckeye Trail and Ohio-Erie canal Towpath Trail to the Snack Shack and throughout Tuscarawas County, Ohio! Biking on the Ohio-Erie canal towpath trail and buckeye trail is a healthy way to enjoy life and reap the benefit of becoming physically fit.

The Snack Shack & Peace Park rest area hopes to become a destination and resource of information for biking our beautiful section of the Towpath & Buckeye trails.

For ore informaion about biking the towpath trail visit URL: https://www.ohiobikeways.net/erietowpath.htm

 

The Tuscarawas river is about 300 yards west of the Towpath Trail Snack Shack & Peace Park rest area at the Bolivar aqueduct McDonnell trail-head on the Stark-Tuscarawas county line.

For all the scoop on getting a license and the regulations visit the Ohio Dept of Wildlife at URL: http://wildlife.ohiodnr.gov/fishing/fishing-regulations/licenses

The Ohio-Erie Canal Towpath Trail is a great resource for runners! Long or short distance runners will enjoy getting physical exercise running to the Snack Shack.

Run to beautiful Tuscarawas county across the Stark county line on the Tuscarawas river at the Bolivar-McDonnell aqueduct trailhead! In 2013, the aqueduct bridge was built bringing the trail to the McDonnell trailhead. in 2017, continued trail dervelopment is planned to connect the last remaing gap in 2018 under the Wheeling & Laker Erie RR bridge.

A couple great articles regarding the towpath trail development of the Zoar canal lands and Bolivar McDonnelll aqueduct trailhead include:

Did you know that the Snack Shack is located on both a section of the Buckeye Trail and also, the Ohio-Erie Canalways Towpath Trail? Both trails lead to the Snack Shack & Peace Park rest area!

Here's a website link to the Tuscarawas county section of the Ohio & Erie Canalway Towpath Trail: http://www.ohioanderiecanalway.com/Main/TuscarawasCountyHiking.aspx

Other Tuscarawas county Parks & Recreation Trails: http://www.co.tuscarawas.oh.us/park/hiking%20trails%20flyer.pdf

Tuscarawas County Park Department HIKING TRAILS in TUSCARAWAS COUNTY:http://www.co.tuscarawas.oh.us/Park/Canal%20Lands.pdf

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Thank you for visiting our towpath trail blog! We hope to provide information on everything related to the historical intersection of the Greenville Treaty Line, Ohio-Erie Canal, Towpath Trail, Ohio & Erie Canalway Scenic Byway, the Buckeye Trail, Wheeling and Lake Erie Railroad, Western Union telegraph, and events within a reasonable hiking or biking distance from our corner of the towpath trail.

 

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Now serving Hot Dogs & Sausages in Canton, Ohio!

We are excited to have successfully completed the City of Canton Itinerant vendor permit requirements to locate within downtown Canton, Ohio! If you'd like to have us provide a public food service lunch promotion from your business location, we'd love to hear from you! All we need is the business property owner's permission form signed for the city of Canton, Ohio.

Our special exotic meat gourmet sausage hot dogs presently include reindeer/caribou and bison bratwurst for $10!

All beef hot dogs $3

Sugardale hot dogs made in Canton, Ohio $2

Seasonal hot beverages include spiced apple cider and hot chocolate $2

Credit & debit cards are accepted!

Closed in foul weather or when it's below 55 or above 90 degrees or wind higher than 20 knots!

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We hope that the Snack Shack will be your first stop in Tuscarawas county, Ohio, However, there is so much more to see and do! For all the scoop on people to see, places to go, and things to do in Tuscarawas county, Ohio visit the Tuscarawas County Convention & Visitors Bureau!

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Our team is available to cater industrial parks, pipeline sites, and events for a simple quality lunch or dinner break anywhere along the towpath trail.

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The Towpath Trail Snack Shack Team is passionate about becoming the best hot dog & sausage vendors anywhere on the Ohio & Erie Canalway Towpath Trail!

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