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  Jan. 5, 2022.

Deer Creek Reservoir

Status Alert: Access to main entrance from Rt. 225 and Price St. Closed and Fall Hunting Seasons in Progress

Price Street Bridge is closed west of state Route 225, over Berlin Lake, for repairs without through traffic. Please use caution and wear bright colored clothing while using the park during small game and deer archery season through February 2022. Safety and regulatory buoys have been removed for the winter season. Please use caution while boating on Walborn and Deer Creek Reservoirs. Maintain a 50-yard distance from any dam or spillway. Be aware of fluctuations in water level and shallow water hazards to boating.

Sippo Valley Trail

Status Alert: Trail Closed between Rt. 93 and Skyland Ave.

A bridge replacement project is scheduled to close the trail between Skyland Ave. and Manchester Ave. (Rt. 93) beginning Jan. 10, 2022 for around 60 days. The Skyland Ave. Trailhead parking area and trail access to the east will be open.

Walborn Reservoir

Status Alert: Hunting Season in Progress

Please use caution and wear bright colored clothing while using the park during small game and deer archery season through February 2022. Safety and regulatory buoys have been removed for the winter season. Please use caution while boating on Walborn and Deer Creek Reservoirs. Maintain a 50-yard distance from any dam or spillway. Be aware of fluctuations in water level and shallow water hazards to boating. The southern portion of Walborn Reservoir, east of Marlboro Ave. and West of Reeder Ave. remains closed to boating due to nesting bald eagles.

Congressman Ralph Regula Towpath Trail Park

Status Alert: Towpath Trail Closure in Massillon and Upcoming Hunting Season Closure

An ongoing levee project near the Tuscarawas River in Massillon by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will impact travel for an extended period. The Towpath Trail is closed between Cherry Rd. and Lake Ave. Please obey all construction and safety signs and be cautious of unpredictable trail conditions.

Quail Hollow Park

Status Alert: Controlled Deer Archery Hunting and Cross-Country Skiing

 Park users are encouraged to wear bright colors and stay on designated trails. For more information and a site map visit...https://starkparks.com/deerlottery/ The Ski Shop at Quail Hollow Park will be open for equipment rentals on Saturday, Jan 22th and  Sunday, Jan 23 from 10am-3pm (last call for rentals is 3pm, must return equipment by 5pm) Rentals are for two hours. Ski Rental is cash or check only for $20 and includes brief instruction. Snowshoes will also be available to rent for $10. No reservations required and availability/equipment is first come first served. Stark Park employees will reassess the snow levels to see if there will be Ski Shop hours next week.  (Closed Monday, Jan. 24)  Sign up for the winter alerts to be notified.  

Lily Pad Gift Shop

Status Alert: Phone Orders Available

Phone orders with scheduled pick up or shipping for an additional fee are available. Please call 330-479-2359 to place your order.