Winter Solstice Hike-a-Thon!

Hikers traverse a snowy trail under snow covered branches


Make the most of the shortest day of the year and ring in the winter season with a Winter Hike-a-Thon!

On December 21, 2023, choose Stark Parks for your first-day-of-winter adventure and hike all day, or pick a trail or two of your choice to get a few miles in. Find the full schedule, including times and locations, below.

Registration is required for each location.

December 21, 2023 ❆
Sunrise (7:47 a.m.) to Sunset (5:01 p.m.)

Hike #1 (3 to 3.50 miles): 7:30 to 9 a.m., Olde Muskingum Trail- Cherry St. Trailhead
 220 Cherry St. W. Canal Fulton, OH 44614

Hike #2 (3 to 4 miles):  10 a.m. to noon, Towpath Trail- Lake Ave. Trailhead
135 Lake Ave. NW, Massillon, OH 44647

Hike #3 (3 miles):  1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Sippo Lake Park-Exploration Gateway
5712 12th St. NW Canton, OH 44708

Hike #4 (2 to 3 miles):  3:30 to 5 p.m., Tam O’Shanter Park- Large Parking Lot
5055 Hills and Dales Rd. NW Canton, OH 44708