• 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, September 22 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 »

Professional Development

Teacher Workshops

Great Lakes Earth Partnership for Schools Teacher Workshop Monday through Friday, June 23 - 27 and Saturday, September 27— Use the outdoors as an educational tool to learn about native ecosystems and how you can transform your schoolyard into a learning lab. Fee: $150 include graduate credit. For more information or to register, contact Connie Dagas at 330-657-2796 ext. 100 or cdages@forcvnp.org.

Teacher-Ranger-Teachers

Hey teachers - want to spend a summer living and working in a national park? This is the program for you - work as a park ranger for the summer, then bring the stories and lessons of Cuyahoga Valley back to your students.

Historical & Environmental Education Reading

CVNP partnered with Western Reserve Public Media to create a free teacher's guide, Generations: Cuyahoga Valley National Park—Preserve and Protect, with middle school lesson plans in mathematics, science, social studies, art, and language arts. This guide is a companion piece to the one-hour Generations: Cuyahoga Valley National Park documentary and the national PBS series, America’s Best Idea.