Bird Watching

Olde Muskingum Trail

Enjoy hiking and biking on the 5.7 mile limestone surface trail or horseback riding on the wide compacted grass berm with mounting blocks. This scenic route follows along the western edge of the Tuscarawas River near the Ohio & Erie Canal and parallels an active railroad from Canal Fulton to Jackson Township. Parking, including space […]

Pioneer Trail

The 1.34 mile Pioneer Trail connects Market Ave. to Cleveland Ave. in Canton.  It begins near Rt. 62 and Market Ave. and travels west through Canton City’s Weis Park and along the perimeter of the Malone University Campus before ending at Cleveland Ave.  The grassland habitat features several inclines and declines on a crushed limestone […]

Sippo Valley Trail

Bike, hike, walk, or jog over 10 miles between Massillon and Dalton in Wayne County, ending just north of Rt. 30. The Sippo Valley Trail also connects to the Towpath Trail at the west side of Tremont Ave. in Massillon. An asphalt trail surface transitions to limestone between Skyland Ave. and Deerfield Ave. The flat, […]

Tam O’ Shanter Park

Using Clean Ohio funds, the former golf course is the 15th park in our system and features four miles of hiking trails using portions of the cart path.  Stark Parks acquired the first phase of the Tam O’ Shanter Park in Dec. 2018, encompassing 94 acres and a second phase in 2019. A partnership with Jackson Township Parks […]