FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
BOB ROTATORI - 216-635-3263 - or -
DAN CRANDALL - 216-635-3274
Can you hear it? It's the clickety clack of the engine
rolling down the railroad tracks! The train is headed back to
CanalWay Center �depot.�
Enjoy the free, annual Cleveland Metroparks �Train Day� event on
Saturday, June 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at CanalWay Center in Ohio
& Erie Canal Reservation in Cuyahoga Heights, just below the
massive, 2,000-foot long bridge that carries more than 40 trains a
day across the valley.
Experience the sights and sounds of the railroads.
Visitors, young and old, can enjoy model train exhibits inside and
out of CanalWay - featuring G-scale, HO-scale, N-scale, S-scale,
Legos, and more. Visit with railroad organizations and
vendors, take a guided trestle hike, kids can play in the kids
depot play area with train toys and videos, crafts and face
painting, listen to a DJ playing railroad and summertime favorites,
Plus, young visitors can enjoy a kid's trackless train ride
EarthWords Nature Shop is selling unique train items, and there
are refreshments for sale. And, the first 1,000 kids will
receive a free train whistle, too!
Event-goers can also take a stroll down the Hobo Trail to
discover what life was like for America'straveling workers,
discover the hobo code through the hobo signs and strike up a
conversation with the hobos at their camp.
CanalWay Center is located on Whittlesey Way, off the East
49th Street entrance of Ohio & Erie Canal
Reservation, between Grant Avenue and Canal Road in Cuyahoga
Heights - just off the I-77/Grant Avenue exit.
For more information, call 216-206-1000 or visit
Follow the sounds of the train whistles to the �Train Day� event
in Cleveland Metroparks - part of your life, naturally!