Temporary Bridge Installed at Brandywine Creek
A temporary bridge has been installed over Brandywine Creek and visitors will be able to complete the Brandywine Gorge Trail, during good weather. The bridge may be flooded and impassable during heavy rains. Caution signs are in place. More »
Towpath Trail is closed from Mustill Store to Memorial Parkway for riverbank reinforcement. Detours posted. Closure will last 1 - 4 weeks into August. Valley Bridle Trail south of SR 303, across from golf course, is collapsed by river. Hard closure.
Quick Rd is closed from Akron Peninsula Rd to Pine Hollow Trailhead in Peninsula, from Wednesday, 7/16, for 6 weeks. Detours posted. Hines Hill Rd is closed from Tuesday, 7/29 through Tuesday, 8/12 for resurfacing from I271 to the Boston Township Line. More »
Riverview Road Repaving and Closure
Riverview Rd is being repaved from the Cuyahoga-Summit Cty line to Peninsula through Mon, 9/15.Road is open with single lane closures. Riverview Rd is closed from Boston Mills Rd to the Cuyahoga Cty line starting Mon, 7/14 for for 3 weeks. Detours posted. More »
Hey, kids! Is there fun to be had in Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP)? You bet!
Our Schedule of Events has fun for the entire family, including family hikes, family fun days, train programs, and Park Place Pop-ins. Each issue has a For Kids section.
Get Up, Get Out & Go! offers FREE outdoor recreational activities for kids ages 11 to 14 and their families at CVNP, Metro Parks, Serving Summit County, and Cleveland Metroparks.
Junior Ranger and Junior Ranger, Jr. Programs
Scouting programs for both boys and girls earn patches and certificates.
School Programs at Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center
Kids Asked, We Answered!
What else do park rangers do?
Want more ideas? Visit our Things to Do Outdoors page for other suggestions.
Did You Know?
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".