Middle Branch Trail

Middle Branch Trail
Canton, Ohio 44721
Middle Branch Trail webpage
Middle Branch Trail map

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Entire Year

Spring Migration (Mar-May)
Breeding Season (Jun-Jul)
Fall Migration (Aug-Nov)
Winter (Dec – Feb)
eBird Hotspots

Stark County

Middle Branch Trail–Gervasi Station Trailhead
Coordinates: 8594875, -81.3486544
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Middle Branch Trail–Schneider Loop
Coordinates: 40.863493, -81.350112
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Martindale Park
Coordinates: 40.8425562, -81.3519137
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Reifsnyder Park
Coordinates: 40.8295631, -81.3507684
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Schreiber Park
Coordinates: 40.825983, -81.352137
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An extension of the Middle Branch Trail is under development in the Saratoga Hills housing complex.
Middle Branch Trail–Saratoga Hills
Coordinates: 40.8855666, -81.3286154
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Ohio Birding Day Hike
The distance you choose to hike may be varied by starting at any of the hotspots and hiking out and back along the Middle Branch of the Nimishillen Creek.

About Middle Branch Trail
Hike, bike, walk, run, or jog on this 7.66 mile trail connecting neighborhoods and nature from Canton to Plain Township! This mostly limestone trail is reinforced with asphalt in a few spots and follows along the Middle Branch of the Nimishillen Creek.

Glenoak Loop – 1.57 miles
Schneider Loop – 1.04 miles
55th St to Schneider Loop – .36 mile
Gardendale Extension – .63 mile
Helmsworth Dr. – .10 mile
Martindale Rd to 55th St – 1.44 miles
Spangler Ave to Martindale Rd – 1.02 miles
Maple Park to Spangler Ave. – .10 mile
On-road mileage – 1.40 miles
Total Mileage – 7.66

The Middle Branch Trail is maintained by Stark Parks and connects Canton City Parks including Robert E. Schreiber Park, Reifsnyder Park, Oak Park, and Martindale Park. The trail continues north along the railroad tracks then meanders through Gervasi Vineyard and past Rice’s Nursery. The trail then loops around Plain Township’s Veterans Community Park, continues north across Schneider Street, and loops around Glenoak High School.

A 1.31 mile on-road connection to the Hoover Trail through Lexington Farms on Easton St uses the sidewalk parallel to Rosedown Boulevard before heading west on Stone Crossing Street, south on Marelis Avenue, and west on Bellview Street to Market Avenue.
From Middle Branch Trail webpage

Parking and restrooms are available along the trail, but are owned and maintained by partnering agencies.