This Ohio & Erie Canalway Towpath Trail Blog was established to share helpful information relating to the recreational activities like biking, hiking, dog walking, horseback riding, power walking, bird and wild life watching that someone may be interested in participating.
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
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:
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.