Park & Trail Alerts

Rain, thunderstorms, and flooding can be hard on trails. Visitors are encouraged to check for updates before their visit and to follow all posted trail and parking area closing signs.  For safety reasons, trails are closed to all users while trail crews are using equipment to complete repairs and maintenance.  The following list reflects the most up to date trail closings and construction projects as of  April 22, 2019.

Hoover Trail

Status Alert: Market Ave. Tunnel

The Market Ave. Tunnel remains an active construction site. A temporary trail will connect the east side to the current on-road route in Lexington Farms with access to Easton St. A timeline for the temporary route has not been established. Expect a slightly improved trail surface that will change with construction of the new Fountains at Edgewood development over time.

Middle Branch Trail

Status Alert: Utility Line Work and Market Ave. Tunnel

Utility line work will be happening on May 14, 2019 between 55th St. and Martindale Rd. Please use caution in this area. Construction vehicles may be along the trail. The Market Ave. Tunnel remains an active construction site. A temporary trail will connect the east side to the current on-road route in Lexington Farms with access to Easton St. A timeline for the temporary route has not been established. Expect a slightly improved trail surface that will change with construction of the new Fountains at Edgewood development over time.

Congressman Ralph Regula Towpath Trail Park

Status Alert: Trail Work and E-Bikes

Class 1 e-bikes are permitted to ride on multi-purpose trails (crushed limestone or asphalt) as part of a pilot program throughout 2019. The speed limit for all users 15 mph with signs posted along the trail. Trail crews are working to smooth out the trail surface (beginning north and working south) throughout April.

Sippo Lake Marina

Status Alert: Stand Up Paddleboards will not be available these days from 9 a.m. to Noon:

SUPS will be in use for SUP Yoga classes on May 25, June 15 and 29, July 13 and 27, August 10 and 24, Sept. 7 and 21, and Oct. 5