Ohio & Erie Canalway

National Scenic BywayOhio

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  • River Crossing in Navarre

    Ohio & Erie Canalway crosses a canal in Navarre, which is edged by overgrown trees.

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  • Driving Through a Snowy Valley on the Canalway

    A truck drives a snowy Boston Mills Road.

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  • Towpath Trail in Navarre

    This entrance to the Towpath Trail is just off U.S. 62 in Navarre and next to a bridge going over the canal. A sign here tells trail users that the John Glenn Grove is 2.3 miles ahead.

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  • View of Mill Creek Falls from a Bridge

    Mill Creek Falls can be seen from an upper level view platform, as can a city skyline.

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  • Lonely Street in Cleveland

    A man crosses the street in the Westside Market Area of Cleveland. In the background is a large orange colored building with a tall bell tower.

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  • Sunset on Lake Erie

    Birds off the coast of Lake Erie take flight at sunset on a clear day.

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  • Site Entry Road from Ohio Canalway

    A sunny day greets cars in a parking lot surrounded by green grass and trees at Mill Creek Falls.

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  • Visitor Reading Interpretation Sign at Mill Creek Falls

    A Byway visitor reads one of the interpretive signs along the paved path at Mill Creek Falls on the Ohio & Erie Canalway.

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  • Visitor Reading Interpretation Sign at Mill Creek Falls

    A Byway visitor reads one of the interpretive signs along the paved path at Mill Creek Falls on the Ohio & Erie Canalway. City buildings are visible in the distance.

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  • Byway in Winter near Boston Mills Road

    A car drives on this lone road through the leafless, snow-tipped trees near the Ohio & Erie Canalway.

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  • 1890 Arcade Building in Downtown Cleveland on the Ohio & Erie Canalway

    This view captures the inside of the 1890 Arcade Building with skylights on the ceiling and an American flag hanging in the center.

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  • Winter in Peninsula, Ohio

    The Byway passes a one story brown brick building on the right hand side of the street. There is a stoplight-warning street sign in front of the building and snow on the ground.

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  • Art Deco Buildings in Akron

    Downtown Akron boasts skyscrapers in art deco style.

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  • Byway Signage approaching the Ohio & Erie Canalway

    Signs direct the winter driver both left and right along the Ohio & Erie Canalway.

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  • Ohio & Erie Canalway Signage

    Two signs direct the traveler -- one to both Central and Eastern sections of the Ohio & Erie Canalway. The other sign one is unspecified.

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  • Ohio & Erie Canalway Signage

    Four signs direct travelers on their way and where to turn.

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  • Ohio & Erie Canalway Signage in the City

    Byway signage is even more important in the city.

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  • Upper and Lower Mill Creek Falls View Platforms

    Multi-level platforms provide a visitor with different views to enjoy Mill Creek Falls.

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  • Waterfall Geology Sign at Mill Creek Falls

    "Why, it's sedimentary, my dear!" This closeup of an interpretive sign at Mill Creek Falls explains the geology that created the tallest falls in Cuyahoga County.

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  • Bikers Ride North of Cleveland

    Two bikers approach a green light at an intersection north of Cleveland on the Ohio & Erie Canalway.

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  • Garfield Park Reservation Sign at Mill Creek

    There are signs at Mill Creek Falls to orient and assist travelers on the Ohio & Erie Canalway

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  • 1890 Arcade Building in Downtown Cleveland

    An American flag hangs from the ceiling of the 1890 Arcade Building.

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  • Winter on Cuyahoga River near Peninsula on the Ohio & Erie Canalway

    A pedestrian bridge crosses the frigid Cuyahoga River during the winter.

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  • Ohio & Erie CanalWay Banner

    A green and gold art deco banner indicates the path of the Ohio & Erie Canalway

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  • Closeup of Ohio & Erie Canalway Sign

    This is a closeup of a wayfinding sign for the Byway's Central section.

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  • Ohio & Erie Canalway Signage

    The signs direct the traveler to the end of the western section of the Byway and the start of the central section.

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  • A Bridge on the Ohio & Erie Canalway

    Water flows past a pier and under an iron lift bridge in the distance.

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  • Ohio & Erie Canalway Signage in the City

    Byway signage indicates the start of the central sectionof the Byway and directs the traveler to turn right at the next intersection.

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  • Walking to Mill Creek Falls

    A hiker takes the separate path alongside the road on the way to Mill Creek Falls.

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  • Building in Downtown Akron

    A tall white building rises above an intersection in downtown Akron in the spring.

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  • Canal Lock Site in Akron Park on the Ohio & Erie Canalway

    Landscaping enhances this canal lock site at the Akron Park in the spring. The city and its buildings loom in the distance.

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  • The town of Peninsula on the Ohio & Erie Canalway

    American flags line the street as a car passes by. A church with a white steeple can be seen in the background.

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  • Winter Road Scene on the Ohio & Erie Canalway

    A snowy road runs between deciduous and conifer trees in winter.

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  • Flowering Trees in Cleveland

    Inviting flowering trees line this neighborhood street in Cleveland. On the right you can see a playground.

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  • Redbuds Blooming on the Ohio & Erie Canalway

    A car drives down the road past trees new with spring leaves and pink and red blossoms.

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  • Winter Scene on the Ohio & Erie Canalway

    A road lined with trees passes through a residential area blanketed with snow. Cold power lines parallel the road.

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  • Parking Lot at Info Center at Mill Creek Falls

    Cars await their owners at the parking lot of the Ohio & Erie Canalway information center.

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  • Ohio & Erie Canalway Signage at Intersection

    Cars pass multiple signs at an intersection along the Ohio & Erie Canalway.

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  • Byway Signage approaching Ohio & Erie Canalway

    Signs direct the driver to the Central and Eastern sections of the Byway.

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  • Closeup of Ohio & Erie Canalway Signage

    The signs direct the traveler to the end of the western section of the Byway and the start of the central section.

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  • Ohio & Erie Canalway Signage

    The sign directs the traveler straight ahead, on the Ohio & Erie Canalway.

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  • A River near the Ohio & Erie Canalway

    Ducks make their way downstream on a river near the Ohio & Erie Canalway.

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  • Wall Art in the River Flats of Cleveland

    A huge mural, "Flatsopoly," covers the side of a large red brick building in the River Flats area of Cleveland, Ohio.

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  • Cleveland Metroparks Mill Creek Falls Sign

    A large sign of wood greets visitors to Mill Creek Falls.

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  • Byway Signage approaching the Ohio & Erie Canalway

    Signs direct the driver both left and right to continue the Byway experience.

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  • Byway Signage approaching the Ohio & Erie Canalway

    Signs direct the driver to the Central and Eastern sections of the Byway.

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  • Ohio & Erie Canalway Signage

    Four signs direct travelers on their way and where to turn.

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  • Ohio & Erie Canalway Signage

    Byway signage directs travelers to turn right at the next intersection. A unique view of an iron bridge looms in the distance.

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  • Stan Hywet Hall

    Stan Hywet Hall is the home of F. A. Seiberling, co-founder of the Goodyear Tire Company. It has been designated by the Secretary of the Interior as a National Historic Landmark.

  • Bikers North of Akron on Ohio & Erie Canalway

    Three bikers enjoy the fresh spring air on the Ohio & Erie Canalway.

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  • Ohio & Erie Canalway Lake

    Green grass and large rocks line the bank of a lake on the Ohio & Erie Canalway. Fall trees bespeak the coming winter.

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  • Lone Biker on the Ohio & Erie Canalway

    A bright yellow biker pedals down the Ohio & Erie Canalway.

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  • City Park in Navarre

    It's a beautiful day in this city park in Navarre. Large trees provide shade for play equipment. A visitor looks out over the the playground from the gazebo.

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  • Underwood Park

    This pleasant park in Navarre is a destination for both parents and children. Play equipment stands ready of multiple ages.

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  • Close-up of Marblehead Lighthouse

    A man gazes off the railing of the historic Marblehead Lighthouse.

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  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

    Designed by I.M. Pei, the Rock Hall is just as impressive outside as the exhibits inside. Its glass and steel pyramidal shape is flanked by rectangular white walls.

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  • All Lit Up at the Hard Rock Cafe

    The famous neon guitar of Cleveland's Hard Rock Cafe lights up the night along the Erie Canal.

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  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum at Night

    At night, the glass pyramid of the Rock Hall is all lit up against the white walls of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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  • Driving through a Wintery Neighborhood

    Two cars drive through an intersection in a residential area during the winter. A small white house on the right blocks out the cold.

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  • Icy River at Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    A canal behind the Canal Visitor Center in Cuyahoga Valley National Park is partially iced over during the winter. There is snow on the ground, and the remote sun is setting.

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  • Biking along the Canal Towpath

    Two cyclists take a ride along the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail, surrounded by bounteous fall foliage.

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  • Walking and Biking on the Towpath Trail

    Several people are enjoying some fresh air and exercise along the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail, which is surrounded by thick, lush greenery.

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  • Chugging along the Canal

    The sleek-looking train of the Cuyahoga Scenic Valley Railroad traverses under a majestic bridge, past glassy water, and through lush foliage.

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