Hiking

Middle Branch Trail

Parking for the Middle Branch Trail is available at: Martindale Park (a City of Canton Park), 4000 block of Martindale Rd NE, Canton, 44714 Veterans Community Park (a Plain Twp. Community Park), 1714 Schneider St., Canton, 44721 Hike, bike, walk, run, or jog on this 7.7 mile trail connecting neighborhoods and nature from Canton to Plain […]

Minerva Connector Trail

Parking for the Minerva Connector Trail is available at: Minerva Municipal Park Enjoy downtown Minerva on foot or by bike on this 0.5 mile trail following the Sandy Creek from E. Lincoln Way to Stadium St. The trail takes you to the shelters, playground equipment, and tennis courts in Municipal Park and to Minerva High […]

Molly Stark Park

Enjoy wildflower and wildlife viewing in the open grasslands and along short walking trails at Molly Stark Park. Stark Parks is working with Nimishillen Twp. citizens groups and local business owners to develop this former hospital site into a 35 acre park. Picnic areas, hiking trails, and open areas are featured throughout property. The park […]

Nickel Plate Trail

Explore urban and rural landscapes as you hike or bike along this 1.0 mile trail connecting to the City of Louisville’s Metzger Park.  The Nickel Plate Trail is a crushed limestone surface with a parking area at Pinevale Ave. and McKimm Ave.   The trail continues south over Georgetown Rd. where it currently ends.  Please obey all […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sandy Valley Trail and Waynesburg Park Loop Trail

Explore southeastern Stark County in Waynesburg! A section for hiking and biking travels around the Waynesburg Village Park Loop Trail with a playground, picnic shelter, and basketball court next to the parking area.  It then continues across Rt. 183 and travels .76 mile on a limestone trail from West St. to Greer St. following an […]

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 […]