• Photo of the Beaver Marsh by Jeffrey Gibson.

    Cuyahoga Valley

    National Park Ohio

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  • Valley Picnic Area Park Lot CLosed - Plateau Trail Loop Affected

    Valley Picnic Area Parking Lot is closed for the replacement of the damaged culvert on the Plateau Trail, from dusk on Monday, September22 to 5 p.m., Thursday, October 2, 2014. Access to Plateau Trail is via the Oak Hill Trailhead. Loop unavailable.

  • 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 »

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.