Facility Hours of Operation:
Mon - Thurs: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Fri: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m
Sat: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sun: 1 p.m to 5 p.m.
Information Desk Hours of Operation:
Mon - Fri: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m to 5 p.m.
The Exploration Gateway at Sippo Lake Park is a center of nature, culture, and life-long learning established in June 2007 as a partnership between the Stark County Park District and the Stark County District Library.
The Perry Sippo Branch Library features a 58,000-item collection with specialized nature and Canalway history resources and an outdoor terrace and indoor fireplace, drive-through book drop, 400-gallon aquarium, and wireless internet access and public computers.
Become a Canalway Explorer at the Congressman Ralph Regula Canalway Center at Sippo Lake Park. This exhibit hall, located inside the Exploration Gateway overlooking Sippo Lake, features a Canal Boat Adventure and 10 other interactive exhibits showcasing environmental stewardship, Ohio & Erie Canal history, and local business innovators! FeLeap's Lily Pad Gift Shop provides a variety of affordable souvenirs of your visit, as well as beverages and snacks.
Herbert W. Hoover Foundation Science Classroom contains live wildlife and indoor bird-viewing windows. Hiking and biking trails abound beautiful Sippo Lake
The Stark County Park District and Stark County District Library-Perry Sippo Branch share more than a building. Staff members work together daily to demonstrate a commitment to education, the environment, community outreach, and stewardship of financial resources that makes this partnership unique in the nation.
Canalway Center: Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult in the exhibit hall. A special $1 per student rate is required of school groups.
Maximum Capacity: 30 at a time
Suggested Tour Length: 1 hour
Reservations Required: Yes
Motorcoach Parking: Yes
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