• Photo of the Beaver Marsh by Jeffrey Gibson.

    Cuyahoga Valley

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  • NPS Seeks Comment on Proposed Regulation for Off-Road Bicycle Trails

    NPS has proposed a special regulation to designate and authorize off-road bicycle use on new trails constructed outside of developed areas in Cuyahoga Valley National Park. The public is invited to provide comment until Monday, December 15, 2014. 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 »

What to Farm

Planted corn field.

©Jeffrey Gibson

All farmers face important daily decisions about what crops to grow, what animals to raise, and what products to make each year. They must constantly adapt to seasonal and other natural changes, as well as changing economic forces. The goal for every farmer, past and present, has always been to gain the greatest yield with the least effort. Farmers weigh choices about which products will be most difficult to grow and profitable to sell.

Click the links to the left to learn more about the diversity of farm products in the Cuyahoga Valley.

Did You Know?

Image courtesy of Cleveland Museum of Natural History

American Indians in the Cuyahoga Valley were influenced by the Hopewell Culture, which created large mound complexes in central Ohio from 100 B.C. – A.D. 500? In the Cuyahoga Valley, American Indians built small mounds rather than large ceremonial centers.