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  May 11, 2020.

Iron Horse Trail

Status Alert: Trail Construction

The Iron Horse Trail section from State St. to Earley’s Hill Park is under construction with various trail segments and sidewalks in partnership with the City of Alliance, University of Mount Union, and Rodman Public Library. The trail will be complete in 2020.

Middle Branch Trail

Status Alert: Bridge Replacement Project

The trail will be closed between Martindale Rd. and Spangler Ave. for a bridge replacement project from May 1 to Oct, 31, 2020.

Sippo Lake Marina

Status Alert: Marinas Closed

Food, bait, and rental services remain closed and will be re-evaluated June 30, 2020. Staff are currently weighing options to open full-service marinas that would allow staff to safely and efficiently serve all patrons with required distancing, as well as proper cleansing of all rental equipment, such as life jackets.

Walborn Marina

Status Alert: Marinas Closed

Food, bait, and rental services remain closed and will be re-evaluated June 30, 2020. Staff are currently weighing options to open full-service marinas that would allow staff to safely and efficiently serve all patrons with required distancing, as well as proper cleansing of all rental equipment, such as life jackets.

Tam O' Shanter Park

Status Alert: East Loop Trail Re-routed

The orange trail has been re-routed as part of the wetland basin construction. The trail remains a loop trail.