• Kendall Hills in summer bloom by Jeffrey Gibson

    Cuyahoga Valley

    National Park Ohio

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  • Trail Closures

    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.

  • 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. 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 »

  • Brandywine Creek Foot Bridge Closed

    The footbridge that crosses over the Brandywine Creek on the Brandywine Gorge Trail is closed due to damage sustained during a recent storm. The trail remains open but there is no detour. Visitors will need to backtrack to get back to parking lot. More »

Service Projects

Girl Scout Volunteers

Girl Scouts help clean the park on RiverDay.

©SARA GUREN

Service plays a large role in Scouting's advancement as well as personal growth and development. There are many opportunities in Cuyahoga Valley National Park to do service projects and action projects. Cuyahoga Valley and Cuyahoga Valley National Park Association offer multiple ways to get involved throughout the park and earn hours toward the Resource Stewardship Scout Ranger certificate or patch.

Drop-in Volunteer Service Opportunities
Help with trail maintenance and/or exotic plant management on an upcoming scheduled session! You do not need to follow the formal application process in order to "drop-in."

Schedule a Volunteer Service Day
If your troop would like to find a more involved group service project or have an idea for a project contact Park Ranger Josh Bates or call (330) 657-2350 to schedule a Service Day.

Did You Know?

Monarch Butterfly - US Fish and Wildlife Service Photo

Early September is the time to watch monarchs feed in Cuyahoga Valley fields rich with goldenrod and New England aster. These places serve as important re-fueling sites for these long distance travelers on their way to oyamel forests near Mexico City more than 2,000 miles away.