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Towpath Trail closed in anticipation of flooding

Published: February 20, 2014 2:06 PM

Because of anticipated flooding, the National Park Service has closed the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail in Cuyahoga Valley National Park until further notice.

Multiple sections of the trail are anticipated to be affected by flooding. The trail closure includes associated parking lots from Lock 39 Trailhead in Independence to Botzum Trailhead in Akron. National Park Service staff will make assessments of trail conditions for resource and visitor safety before reopening the trail.

Please check www.nps.gov/cuva in advance of traveling to the park for updates.


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