Fishing

Congressman Ralph Regula Towpath Trail Park

Enjoy 26 miles of the iconic Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail in Stark Parks! Begin your hiking or biking adventure at any one of the 14 trailheads. The shady, flat terrain parallels the Tuscarawas River through deciduous forests and rural and urban landscapes. Stop for a picnic at Lock 4, Lake Ave., John Glenn […]

Cook’s Lagoon and Trail

Fish, picnic, and relax at this small natural retreat in the midst of Canton’s urban landscape. Cook’s Lagoon Park features a small fishing pond fed by the Middle Branch of the Nimishillen Creek, picnic tables, and a short loop trail.  Cook’s Lagoon has been adopted by the Silo Arts and Meadow Studio.  The group sponsors cleanup projects throughout the year. […]

Deer Creek Reservoir

Immerse yourself in nature as you explore this 334-acre reservoir nestled among nearly 1,000 acres of forest. Tucked into the northeast corner of Stark County, Deer Creek Reservoir is a rustic oasis for fishing, boating, bird watching, and picnicking. Impressive trees create a canopy over popular fishing nooks and a spacious picnic area right on […]

Devonshire Park and Trail

Search for wildlife and relax while fishing the pond in this 77-acre pocket of nature near a suburban neighborhood in Jackson Twp. Explore the mowed nature trail through grasslands and conservation zones. Devonshire Park also serves as a headwater to Sippo Creek and features a small wetland. Devonshire Park has been adopted by the Kiwanis […]

Fichtner Park and Trail

Stop by to enjoy hiking, fishing, picnicking, and wildlife viewing! With a wooded hiking trail, a fishing pond, and a wetland, the 13-acre Fichtner Park is a surprisingly secluded natural getaway right in the midst of Hartville’s shopping, dining, and small-town charm. Once part of a small Mennonite muck farm, this park now honors the […]

Fry Family Park

This 360-acre property has beautiful rolling topography with a mixture of grasslands, hardwood forests, a pond, wetlands, and significant stream and wooded riparian corridor.  It provides habitat for an array of songbirds, game birds, raptors, and small mammals.  A catch and release fishing pond is a .30 mile walk from the parking area next to […]

Mahoning Valley Trail

Begin at Deer Creek Reservoir or Gaskill St. and use a 260-foot free span bridge to cross a spillway, a 100-foot boardwalk under Rt. 225, and an on-road section using Greenbower St. and Rockhill Ave.  Future plans will connect the trail south through downtown Alliance to the Iron Horse Trail. This 4.46 mile scenic trail offers […]

Petros Lake Park and Trails

Picnic, play, hike, and fish on 127 acres of water and rolling meadows at Petros Lake Park! You’ll find two covered picnic shelters, a sand volleyball court, a loop trail around the lake, and several short nature trails. Both shelters include picnic tables, grills, electricity, and horseshoe courts.  The park is also home to a […]

Quail Hollow Park

Feedback from a Community Survey and Public Meetings was used to put together a Master Plan for Quail Hollow Park. Chapter 1 – Introduction Chapter 2.1 – Background Information Chapter 2.2 – Background Information Chapter 3 – Needs Assessment Chapter 4.1 – Master Plan Chapter 4.2 – Master Plan Chapter 4.3 – Master Plan Chapter 5 […]

Sippo Lake Park

Hike, bike, fish, and paddle at Sippo Lake Park! Trails line the shoreline, loop through the wetlands and forests, and connect the three different park entrances. With 300 acres to explore, plenty of options for self-guided activities, plus scheduled programs, Sippo Lake Park is an exciting destination for a full day of fun. This great […]