Cross-country skiing is permitted on the 34-mile Bike & Hike Trail, the district’s 22.4 miles of the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail, and the 6-mile Freedom Trail in Tallmadge, as well as the following locations: Firestone Metro Park Warner Road Area (Redwing Trail, Walking Course and Willow Trail, 200 E. Warner Road, Akron); Furnace Run Metro Park Brushwood Area (Rock Creek Trail and halfway around Brushwood Lake, 4955 Townsend Road, Richfield); Goodyear Heights Metro Park Pioneer Area (Alder Trail, 550 Frazier Ave., Akron); Munroe Falls Metro Park Lake Area (on paved surfaces, fields, and on Indian Spring Trail to Heron Pond, 521 S. River Road, Munroe Falls); Munroe Falls Metro Park Tallmadge Meadows Area (Meadow Trail, 1088 North Ave., Tallmadge); Silver Creek Metro Park Cross-country Course (4579 Medina Line Road, Norton); Silver Creek Metro Park Pheasant Run Area (Chippewa and Pheasant Run trails, 5000 Hametown Road, Norton); and Springfield Bog Metro Park (Prairie Trail, 1400 Portage Line Road, Springfield Twp.).
Sledding hills located at the following locations: Cascade Valley Metro Park Oxbow Area (1061 Cuyahoga St., Akron); Firestone Metro Park Tuscarawas Meadows Area (2620 Harrington Road, Akron); Firestone Metro Park Warner Road Area (200 E. Warner Road, Akron); Furnace Run Metro Park Brushwood Area (4955 Townsend Road, Richfield); Goodyear Heights Metro Park Main Entrance (2077 Newton St., Akron); Munroe Falls Metro Park Lake Area (521 S. River Road, Munroe Falls); and Sand Run Metro Park North Hawkins Area (800 N. Hawkins Ave., Akron).
Free snowshoe borrowing at Liberty Park Nature Center (9999 Liberty Road, Twinsburg).
More than 150 miles of hiking trails are available throughout the park district.
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