Winter Activities

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 […]

Iron Horse Trail

Get in a few miles of hiking or biking on the 4.58 mile Iron Horse Trail! This former railroad right-of-way once connected Alliance to Minerva. The limestone surface trail begins at the First Christian Church (FCC)  and continues south to Cenfield St.  A northern connection from the FCC Trailhead uses an on-road route through a neighborhood to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]