• Kendall Hills in summer bloom by Jeffrey Gibson

    Cuyahoga Valley

    National Park Ohio

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  • Photographic Society Members' Show Rescheduled

    Thursday, August 14 Cuyahoga Valley Photographic Society Members' Show has been rescheduled to 7 p.m. on Thursday, August 21 at Hines Hill Conference Center.

  • 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 »

  • Road Closures

    Quick Rd is closed from Akron Peninsula Rd to Pine Hollow Trailhead in Peninsula, from Wednesday, 7/16, for 6 weeks. Detours posted. 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 »

Scouting

Scout Ranger Patch

Boy Scouts

Become a Scout Ranger! Explore the national parks; learn about the National Park Service mission; and help protect the nation's natural, cultural, and historic resources. Participate in a volunteer service project and/or educational program to earn a certificate or patch.

 
Eagle Scout Logo

COURTESY BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

Becoming an Eagle Scout is a great accomplishment. Less than 5 percent of all Boy Scouts earn the Eagle Scout Award, making Scouting's highest rank a rare honor. Cuyahoga Valley National Park offers many opportunities to complete Eagle Scout Service Projects. Eagle Scouts in the past have completed such projects as rehabilitating brick walkways, building safety fences, and upgrading trails. Please submit a completed BSA Eagle Scout Application to Park Ranger Josh Bates at e-mail us or mail to Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Attn: Josh Bates, 15610 Vaughn Road Brecksville, Ohio 44141.

Are you already an Eagle Scout? The National Park Service would like to congratulate you with a Certificate of Recognition.


 
Girl Scout Ranger Patch

Girl Scouts

Become a Girl Scout Ranger! Discover your national parks; learn about the mission of the National Park Service; and help protect the nation's natural, cultural, and historical resources. Earn a certificate or patch by participating in educational programs and/or volunteer service projects.

 
Girls Scout Medals

COURTESY GIRL SCOUTS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Earning the Gold Award is a great achievement and is rooted in the Girl Scout Leadership Experience. Cuyahoga Valley National Park offers many opportunities to complete Bronze, Silver, and Gold Award Projects. In order to process all requests for projects please submit a completed Going for the Gold Application to Park Ranger Josh Bates or mail to Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Attn: Josh Bates, 15610 Vaughn Road Brecksville, Ohio 44141.

Did You Know?

Image of Civilian Conservation Corps statue outside Happy Days Visitor Center.

During the Great Depression, the "boys of Company 567" of the Civilian Conservation Corps helped shape the landscape that would later become Cuyahoga Valley National Park by constructing buildings, playfields, and a lake, as well as planting over 100 acres of trees.