Visit the center to discover the connection between nature and history. Whether you are looking for a place to relax, find out about recreation opportunities or enjoy an educational program, you should visit CanalWay Center. The center highlights the natural and cultural history of the surrounding area. It features a canal boat play area, a bird viewing room, examples of native and invasive wildlife species, and a meeting place.
125 People, 125 people
$75/hour (2 hour minimum) 9:30AM-4:30PM; $800 6-11:30PM
Find the 20 paper owls hidden throughout CanalWay Center.
Bring your child to learn about wild turkeys living near CanalWay Center. Registration required.
Bring your little one to learn about wild turkeys living around CanalWay Center. Registration required.
Drop by CanalWay Center to visit with some of our turtles.
Learn about how the changing landscape has also changed the wildlife in Ohio. Registration required.
Explore the world of leaves and the trees.
Take a quick, short hike in the park below the Center.
Find the 20 hidden paper mittens located around the center.
Bike ride in December? If the weather is nice we will ride to Harvard and back.
Make an ornament from items found in nature. Registration by phone required.
Find what's out there on this rugged area of the park.
Hear stories about what animals do during the cold of winter. Registration required.
Bring your little ones to learn about evergreen trees, snow and other holiday-themed things. Registration required.
Learn about evergreen trees, snow and other things about the holiday. Registration required.
Is our understanding of gravity flawed or incomplete? Find out at this presentation.
Do you remember the parades, downtown shopping and other traditions you did with your family during the holidays? Join us to go down memory lane.
Join us to watch Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who. Snacks available for purchase or bring your own. Registration required.
What do animals do in winter? We'll take a short hike to discover their survival skills. Registration required.
Learn a little about Ohio's white-tailed deer and make a craft to take home.
Hike the Lower 40 Loop and look for signs of winter.
Enjoy a heart-warming tale of animal life on the river. Registration required.
How far will 12,000 steps get you in the Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation? Join Historical Interpreter Doug Kusak on this walk to find out.
Join Historical Interpreter Doug Kusak to see how far 12,000 steps with take you in the Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation.
Look for natural and unnatural winter items as you explore CanalWay Center through this scavenger hunt. Drop in between noon and 2 p.m.
Join us as we walk south along the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath. We'll look for birds and other animals during this winter afternoon.
Stop by to learn what birds visit our feeders and make a feeder to take home.
Join Historical Interpreter Doug Kusak on this short hike into the valley below CanalWay Center.
Explore the joys of winter through a story, hike and craft. Registration required.
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