Hike, bike or walk the Towpath Trail on the reservation. Stop at Canalway Nature Center during your visit!
The Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation stretches through the villages of Cuyahoga Heights and Valley View and other surrounding communities. The reservation follows a portion of its namesake, the historic 309-mile Ohio and Erie Canal. Together with the Cuyahoga River, the northernmost remaining 4.4 miles of watered canal provides wildlife management areas, fishing opportunities and scenic beauty. Picnicking, hiking trails, a 7.2-mile All Purpose Trail, and unique natural and cultural heritage of this valley are also featured in this reservation.
CanalWay Center is where nature and history meet. Experience the canal boat play area and bird viewing room.
This hidden gem offers a serene location for a picnic or break from the beaten path.
Plan your picnic at Morgan's Hollow Picnic Area! This large open shelter includes grills, picnic tables, volleyball poles/nets, horseshoe pit...
A shared use open shelter, grills and heated restrooms are among the picnic area’s amenities.
Ride along the Towpath learning about animals past and present that call the valley their home.
Experience the Towpath in the evening and look for signs of wildlife that roam around at night.
Take a tour along the Towpath learning about the history, geography and more!