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  Sept. 10, 2018.

Magnolia Flouring Mills

Status Alert: Mill is Closed During Restoration

Stark Parks received a State Capital grant for $1 million for the restoration of the Magnolia Flouring Mills. Funds will complete extensive enhancements and upgrades to the building. Plans for the project include structural rehabilitation focusing on the foundation, roof, siding, and electric work. The mill is closed during the renovation work. During construction, no tours will be given.

Middle Branch Trail

Status Alert: Market Ave. Construction

The trail is closed until further notice.Construction on Market Ave. has closed the on-road connection to the Hoover Trail at the Market Ave. and Easton St. intersection. The official closing sign is placed at Stone Crossing St. and Marelis Ave.

West Branch Trail

Status Alert: 12th St. Closing for Road Construction

A bridge replacement project on 12th St. NW has closed the trail from both directions at 12th St. and Monument Rd. The project is expected to be complete in spring/early summer 2018 A bridge under 12th St. is included in the project. Access from Fulton Rd. is the best way to access the trail NW of 12th St.

Congressman Ralph Regula Towpath Trail Park

Status Alert: Trail Closed in Massillon

The Towpath Trail will be closed between Cherry St. and Lincoln Way on Saturday, Sept. 22 from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. for sewer work.

Walborn Marina

Status Alert: Stand Up Paddleboards and Motor Boat Rentals

SUPs will not be available for rent because they will be in use for a scheduled program on Sept. 12 from 4:30 p.m. to close. Motor boat rentals and Pontoon Boat Rides have ended for the 2018 season because of low water levels.