• Kendall Hills in summer bloom by Jeffrey Gibson

    Cuyahoga Valley

    National Park Ohio

There are park alerts in effect.
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  • Towpath Trail Closure

    Towpath Trail is closed from Mustill Store to Memorial Parkway for riverbank reinforcement. Detours posted. Closure will last 1 - 4 weeks into August. More »

  • Other Closures

    Valley Bridle Trail south of SR 303, across from golf course, is collapsed by river. Hard closure. Plateau Trail Bridge, north of Valley Picnic Area is closed. No detours. Plateau & Oak Hill trails are open. More »

  • Riverview Road Repaving

    Riverview Rd is being repaved from the Cuyahoga-Summit Cty line to Peninsula through Mon, 9/15. Road is open but there are still delays due to construction. Allow extra time. More »

Contact Us

Main Visitor Center (call for park information):
Boston Store Visitor Center
(330) 657-2752
1550 Boston Mills Road
Peninsula, OH 44264
(81° 33.512' W) (41° 15.803' N)

Open daily, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Hours may be open longer in summer.

Emergency Contact
Call the Communication Center at 440-546-5945.

Mailing address (use this address to request park information):
Cuyahoga Valley National Park
15610 Vaughn Road
Brecksville, Ohio 44141

Email us with questions or to request park information:
e-mail us

Fax us your questions or to request park information:
(440) 546-5989

Media Contact:
Mary Pat Doorley
(440) 546-5995, (440) 343-7355 (cell), or e-mail us

Did You Know?

Historic photo of canal boat on the Ohio & Erie Canal.

Lock 27 along the Ohio & Erie Canal became known as Johnnycake Lock after several boats ran aground due to flooding. While stranded, supplies ran low and canal passengers and crew ate only corn meal pancakes, known as "johnnycakes".