Portage Lakes of Ohio

Image courtesy of Akron Summit County Public Library

“Portage Lakes to the Portage Summit” is the Canal Society of Ohio fall tour. It will be jointly sponsored by the Pennsylvania Canal Society. Based in Akron, at the Holiday Inn at Arlington Rd. & I-77, this all-day bus tour will explore the Portage Lakes and other lakes on the north-south continental divide, and finish at the summit of the

P&O Canal in Ravenna.

Canal Society of Ohio Fall Tour October 19-21, 2018

WAKR/NewsTalkSports My Beautiful Home October 06, 2018: Canal Society of Ohio

A Picture-Perfect Experience
Pick's Restaurant

Akron Holiday Inn at Arlington Road

Schedule 2018:
Friday October 19:

3:00-5:00 p.m. - American Canal Society board meeting

5:30-7:30 p.m. - Registration
7:00-8:30 p.m. - Preview Presentation

Saturday October 20:
8:00-5:00 p.m. - Full-day bus tour, with the following highlights 
  Summit Lake
  East Reservoir of the Portage Lakes
  Lunch overlooking West Reservoir of the Portage Lakes
  Springfield Lake

  Congress Lake
  Wingfoot Lake

  Summit of the Pennsylvania & Ohio Canal at Ravenna and Kent

6:30-8:30 p.m. Banquet Room with Speaker

Corresponding Secretary Mary Starbuck and President Larry Turner, of the Canal Society of Ohio, were interviewed on Radio Station WAKR. The Societies Fall Tour this year, will feature The Portage Lakes Region.
​To hear the interview 
Click Here 
Move your cursor to the middle of the radio waves, where the canal interview starts.