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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

     

  • 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.

  • Did you know that the Buckeye Trail is part of the Towpath Trail between Bolivar & Zoar, Ohio?

    The purpose of the Association is to promote the construction, maintenance, and use of a state-wide trail system, within the State of Ohio, to be supplemented with side trails, campsites, and other facilities, so as to render accessible some of the historical and beauty spots of the Buckeye State. The trail shall be primarily a footpath, but certain portions may be designated for use by horsemen and/or other non-motorized users. Said corporation is organized and shall be operated exclusively for charitable, educational, and scientific purposes co-extensive with the purposes set forth in Section 501c(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 (or the corresponding provision of any future United States Internal Revenue Law) including for such purposes the making of distributions to organizations that qualify as exempt organizations under said Section.

  • Father's Day Fishing Tournament

    Fathers Day Fishing Fun banner
    No fishing license, no worries! NTR maintains a private stocked pond at their property.

    The Tuscarawas river is also available about a hundred feet from the pond for licensed fisherman.

    No entry fees, just bring your dad or grand-dad!!!

    What better way to celebrate Father's Day than spending a day fishing with dad?

    Start Father’s Day off right by bringing Dad to the first annual Fishing Derby at NTR Canoe Livery. Enjoy a light brunch by the pond and try to catch the “big one”. Prizes will be awarded to participants who catch the largest fish in each of the age categories (including dads!). Bring your own fishing poles, bait, and hooks. Catch and release are practiced. All participants must register at the event. There is no fee.

    Age categories:

    3-5
    6-8
    9-12
    13+

    Prizes to include: NTR (Weekday) canoe rental, Zoar Ghost Tour for two, and 6 $20 Bonus Certificates for Dick's Sporting Goods and discount coupons for Father's.

    Sponsored by NTR Canoe Livery, DICK's Sporting Goods,Towpath Trail Snack Shack, Wallace & Associates American National Insurance, Big Brothers/Big Sisters of East Central Ohio, Bolivar-Zoar Rotary and other local area merchants.o prin

    Download our 2019 PDF promotional flyer to print or distribute: https://towpathtrailsnackshack.com/images/towpath-trail/snack-shack/events/Fishing/fathers-day-fishing-fun.pdf

    Contact Joe Rinehart 330.389.1192

    Waiver of Liability:

    WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND HOLD HARMLESS AGREEMENT

    1. In consideration for receiving permission to participate in the Towpath Trail Snack Shack Father’s Day Family Fishing Fun held Father’s Day June 16th 2019, I hereby release, waive, discharge and covenant not to sue Towpath Trail Snack, its officers, servants, agents and sponsors (hereinafter referred to as "releasees") from any and all liability, claims, demands, actions and causes of action whatsoever arising out of or relating to any loss, damage or injury, including death, that may be sustained by me, or to any property belonging to me, whether caused by the negligence of the releasees, or otherwise, while participating in the tournament and events, or while in, on or upon the premises where the tournament and events are being conducted, while in transit to or from the premises, or in any place or places connected with the tournament and events.

     2. I am fully aware of risks and hazards connected with being on the premises and participating in the tournament and events, and I am fully aware that there may be risks and hazards unknown to me connected with being on the premises and participating in the tournament and events, and I hereby elect to voluntarily participate in the tournament and events, to enter upon the tournament and events premises and engage in activities knowing that conditions may be hazardous, or may become hazardous or dangerous to me and my property.  I voluntarily assume full responsibility for any risks of loss, property damage or personal injury, including death, that may be sustained by me, or any loss or damage to property owned by me, as a result of my being a participant in the tournament and events, whether caused by the negligence of releasees or otherwise. 

    3. I further hereby agree to indemnify and save and hold harmless the releasees and each of them, from any loss, liability, damage or costs they may incur due to my participation in the tournament and events, whether caused by the negligence of any or all of the releasees, or otherwise. 

    4. It is my express intent that this Release shall bind the members of my family and spouse, if I am alive, and my heirs, assigns and personal representative, if I am deceased, and shall be deemed as a Release, Waiver, Discharge and Covenant Not to Sue the above named releasees. 

    In signing this release, I acknowledge and represent that: 

    A. I have read the foregoing release, understand it, and sign it voluntarily as my own free act and deed; 

    B. No oral representation, statements or inducements, apart from the foregoing written agreement, have been made; 

    C. I am at least eighteen (18) years of age and fully competent; and 

    D. I execute this Release for full, adequate and complete consideration fully intending to be bound by same. 

    Participant Signature: __________________________________________________________
    Printed Name:________________________________________________________________
    Address: ____________________________________________________________________
    City/State:___________________________________________________________________
    Phone:___________________________________________________Age:_______________




  • 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

  • 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

  • Industrial Heartland Trails Coalition (IHTC)

     
    The Towpath Trail Snack Shack is pleased to introduce the Industrial Heartland Trails Coalition (IHTC). We are located on both the Buckeye Trail and the Ohio Erie Canal Towpath Trail in Bolivar, Ohio of Tuscarawas county. Hike to the Towpath Trail Snack Shack for a hot dog of exotic sausage on your next trek ;)
  • STARK BYWAY SIGNRemember Sunday drives? Did you know the Towpath Trail Snack Shack is located on an Ohio Scenic Byway? We invite you to stop at our historical byway intersection where the Greenville treaty line crosses the towpath trail, Ohio Buckeye Trail, and of course, our section of Ohio & Erie Canalway National Scenic Byway!

    A link to the Department of Transportion map of our section is available at: https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/byways/byways/10501/maps/Southern_Section
  • Recreation links along the Ohio & Erie canal towpath trail

  • Recreation news provided by Google News

  • 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:

  • The Zoar Valley Trail is a great trail to hike, bike, horseback ride or simply walk you dog.

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