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2013 Canalway Questing Season Begins
The National Park Service, the Ohio & Erie Canalway National Heritage Area, and their partners Cleveland Metroparks; Stark Parks; Cascade Locks Park Association; and Metro Parks, Serving Summit County announce the third full season of Canalway Questing, an interactive recreational activity in Northeast Ohio. From Monday, April 15, through Friday, November 15, go on 30 adventures—called quests—in the Ohio & Erie Canalway. Questing is free. All you need is a pencil, one of the quest brochures, and comfortable walking shoes.
The Canalway Questing program began with a pilot season in fall 2010. Since then, about 3,000 individuals have followed rhyming clues, logged into a hidden box, collected an impression of its unique stamp, and replaced the box for others to find. Each year the program has grown in popularity, attracting new questers and luring experienced ones back with additional titles in the series. While most questers are from Ohio, visitors from at least 15 other states—from as far away as California, Texas, North Carolina, and Vermont—have signed the
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