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Bike & Hike Trail

Bike & Hike Trail

Akron, OH

(330) 867-5511


Lace up your sneakers, slip on your rollerblades or pump up your bike tires and head over to the Bike & Hike Trail, one of the first “rails to trails” projects in the country. Follow along the smoothly paved 33.5-mile recreation trail and enjoy some of the most scenic section of the Cuyahoga River and Munroe Falls.

Brandywine Gorge Trail

Brandywine Gorge Trail

8050 Brandywine Rd
Northfield, OH 44067   Directions

(330) 650-6262


Walk along the spectacular Brandywine Gorge Trail to get an unhindered view of the 60-foot waterfall. Follow the 1.5-mile recreation trail and boardwalk to get up close and personal with some of the most breathtaking natural beauties in all of Akron. Explore beyond the waterfall and see some of the other interesting features along the gorge and creek.

Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Cuyahoga Valley National Park

4570 Akron Peninsula Rd
Peninsula, OH 44264   Directions

(330) 657-2752


Visit Northeastern Ohio’s largest and best park. The Cuyahoga Valley National Park offers guests access to 51-square-miles of outdoor wilderness right next door to the city. The only national park in Ohio, this green valley attracts visitors with its wild meadows, lush forests, hiking and biking pathways, waterfalls, winding rivers and lakes, perfect for sailing and fishing.

Deep Lock Quarry

Deep Lock Quarry

5779 Riverview Rd
Peninsula, OH 44264   Directions

(330) 867-5511


Explore an old sandstone quarry at Deep Lock Quarry. Hike along the miles of challenging outdoor trails to get a view of Akron that you cannot see from anywhere else. Once you reach the top, you can look out across the forest, past the Cuyahoga River and down to the milled, swamp-like floor of the quarry.

F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm

F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm

1828 Smith Rd
Akron, OH 44313   Directions

(330) 865-8065


Don’t have time to leave the city? Escape the urban hustle and bustle at the Seiberling Nature Realm, located in Sand Run Metro Parks. Find peace and tranquility in the great outdoors as you walk the pathway meandering through the trees; learn about the horticulture and wildlife of the Akron area in the Visitors Center; observe the animal activity on a naturalist walk; and much, much more!

Falls River Square

Falls River Square

Broad Blvd & Front St
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221   Directions

(330) 971-8000


Visit the elegant Falls River Square for some recreation by and in the water. This event site features a pavilion, stage, amphitheatre and interactive water fountain in the lovely riverfront district. The boardwalk brings you right up to the breathtaking Cuyahoga River. You can even enjoy some ice-skating during the winter!

Lock 3 Park

Lock 3 Park

200 S Main St
Akron, OH 44308   Directions

(330) 375-2877


Get out to Lock 3 Park for some fun! Jam out to concert series during the warmer months and celebrate the winter at the seasonal ice skating rink and sled-riding hill. This outdoor amphitheater is Akron’s hub of outdoor excitement and the city’s greenest entertainment venue–pack a blanket and a picnic, and you are set to enjoy the show!

Ohio & Erie Canalway

Ohio & Erie Canalway

Akron, OH

(330) 374-5657


The expansive Ohio & Erie Canalway covers hundreds of square miles along the first 110 miles of this famous canal. A National Heritage Area, the Ohio & Erie Canalway preserves miles of rails, trails, landscapes, towns and sites that sprung up along its waters. Enjoy the outdoor beauty of America’s Byway as you walk down one of the 48 trailheads nearby.

Sand Run Parkway

Sand Run Parkway

1350 Sand Run Pkwy
Akron, OH 44313   Directions

(330) 867-5511


The huge Sand Run Parkway covers over 990 acres of rolling hills, blossoming meadows, sharp ravines and high ridges. Inside this parkway, you’ll see hundreds of native wildlife, from red-tailed hawks to red foxes. Let your own inner animal out as you challenge yourself on the outdoor trails, or work off your extra adrenaline at the well-kept soccer field.

Towpath Trail

Towpath Trail

Akron, OH

(800) 445-9667


Stretching beside the Ohio & Erie Canal, the Towpath Trail winds and climbs through four distinct areas: Akron, Barberton, PPG Industries and Clinton. Use the open 21.5-mile recreation pathway to walk, jog, run, hike or bike while taking in the gorgeous sights. Fishing and camping are also allowed along the trail, as well as cross-country skiing during the snowy months.

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