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National Park Service to Temporarily Close Towpath Trail Section in Valley View

Published: September 2, 2016 9:51 AM

Brecksville, Ohio – The Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail will be closed 6 a.m. Tuesday, September 6 to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23 between Fitzwater Road and Frazee House in Valley View. There will be no detour available.

The temporary closure is necessary for public safety while the park repairs the sluice gates and bridge at Lock 37 along the Ohio & Erie Canal, and repaves a section of the trail.

Cuyahoga Valley National Park encompasses 33,000 acres along the Cuyahoga River between Cleveland and Akron, Ohio. Managed by the National Park Service, CVNP combines cultural, historical, recreational, and natural activities in one setting. It generates over 2.3 million visits and an economic impact of $203 million annually. For more information, visit www.nps.gov/cuva or call 330-657-2752.


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