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Map of bike paths / walking paths in Canton, OH

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Recreational trails for walking, running and cycling in Canton, Ohio

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Canton, Ohio

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BIKE PATHS / WALKING PATHS

Congressman Ralph Regula Towpath Trail

Herbert L. Fisher Walking Track

Hoover Park Trail

Iron Horse Trail

Middle Branch Trail

Nickleplate Trail

Olde Muskingum Trail

Sippo Lake Trail

Sippo Valley Trail

West Branch Trail

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Regional Trails

The City of Canton is located in Stark County to the south of Akron in northeastern Ohio. Other communities in this area include Louisville, North Canton, Massillon and Alliance.

West Branch Trail

The Middle Branch Trail is a 7-mile long unpaved pathway located to the north of Downtown Canton. The trail has a compacted crushed stone surface and travels through the parks and natural areas along the West Branch Nimishillen Creek.The route spans from 9th Street SW, just east of Interstate 77, to Covered Bridge Park, which is located off of Guilford Avenue NW to the north of Bambi Street NW. The trail travels away from streets and traffic, but does have a number of street crossings.

The West Branch Trail goes past the following points of interest: West Park, City Field Park, Water Works Park, McKinley Memorial Park, McKinley Presidential Library and Museum, Stadium Park, Herbert L. Fisher Walking Track, Mercy Hospital, Canton Garden Center and Covered Bridge Park.

Middle Branch Trail

The Middle Branch Trail is a 4.4-mile long paved and unpaved pathway located to the northeast of Downtown Canton. The trail has sections of asphalt pavement and other sections of compacted crushed stone. It travels through the parks and natural areas alongside the Middle Branch Nimishillen Creek. The south end of the trail is located at Schrieber Park at the intersection of Maple Avenue NE and Colonial Boulevard NE. The north end of the trail is located at Easton Street NE at Rosedown Boulevard NE.

The route of the Middle Branch Trail is located away from streets and traffic, but does have some street crossings.

The Middle Branch Trail goes past the following points of interest: Schreiber Park, Bors Field, Reifsnyder Park, Oak Park, Martindale Park, Ransom H. Barr Elementary School, Veteran's Park, Glenoak High School and Stark County District Library.

Hoover Park Trail

Hoover Park and Hoover Community Recreation Area are located to the north of E. Maple Street and west of Market Avenue N. on the northeast side of the Canton area. The parks have athletic fields, parking, restrooms and picnic facilities. To the north of the parks, there are walking paths that wander around through the wooded areas and wetlands adjacent to residential neighborhoods. The trails have a surface of compacted crushed stone.

The Hoover Park Trails connect to other local recreational trails that head to the west as far as Hoover High School.

Nickelplate Trail

The Nickelplate Trail is a 3.3-mile long paved pathway located south of Louisville to the east of Canton. The trail was constructed along an abandoned railroad right-of-way and travels to the southeast through open farmland. The route of the trail is located away from roadways and traffic, with relatively few road crossings and much of the route is lined with trees.

The Nickelplate Trail goes past Louisville High School, Louisville Middle School, the Louisville Area YMCA and Mary C. Metzger Park.

The north end of the Nickelplate Trail is located at 5th Street and Ravenna Avenue NE in Louisville. The south end of the trail is located along Swallen Avenue to the north of Lisbon Street NE.

Iron Horse Trail

The Iron Horse Trail is a 3-mile long paved pathway located to the southwest of the community of Alliance. The trail follows an abandoned railroad right-of-way from a point north of W. Beach Street to Cenfiled Street and Hartzell Avenue NE. the trail is located away from traffic and has only 3 road crossings. Most of the route goes through open farmland.

Sippo Lake Park Trails

Sippo Lake Park is a 300-acre area located to the south of 12th Street NW and west of Perry Drive NW on the west side of Canton. The park has miles of walking paths and hiking trails that wander through the wooded areas that surround the lake.

Congressman Ralph Regula Towpath Trail

The Congressman Ralph Regula Towpath Trail is the portion of the Ohio and Erie Canalway Trail that is located in Stark County. The towpath trail is located to the north and south of Massillon, 7.8-miles to the west of Canton. The trail follows the historic canal along the towpath where mules would pull the boats traveling the canal that is adjacent to the Tuscarawas River. These trails are also part of the Ohio to Erie Trail, a system of trails that cross the state from Cincinnati to Cleveland.

Read more about the Congressman Ralph Regula Towpath Trail

Sippo Valley Trail

The Sippo Valley Trail is a 9.4-mile long paved and unpaved pathway that spans between Dalton and Massillon to the west of Canton. The trail goes through the farmland of Wayne County and Stark County. The Sippo Valley Trail is a section of the Ohio to Erie Trail which is a system of designated trails and roadways that stretches between Cincinnati and Cleveland.

 Read more about the Sippo Valley Trail

Olde Muskingum Trail

The Olde Muskingum Trail is a 6-mile log unpaved rail trail located along the Tuscarawas River. The trail parallels the Congressman Ralph Regula Towpath Trail on the opposite side of the river from Cherry Street in Canal Fulton to the bridge for Forty Corners Road in Massillon.

The Olde Muskingum Trail has a smooth surface of compacted crushed stone suitable for mountain bikes and hybrids and walking. The trail travels through forested areas along the river away from roadways.


Resources

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