Along the "Crooked River"

Though a short distance from the urban areas of Cleveland and Akron, Cuyahoga Valley National Park seems worlds away. The park is a refuge for native plants and wildlife, and provides routes of discovery for visitors. The winding Cuyahoga River gives way to deep forests, rolling hills, and open farmlands. Walk or ride the Towpath Trail to follow the historic route of the Ohio & Erie Canal.

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Features

The Cuyahoga River has become a symbol of ecological renewal.

Celebrate Biodiversity!

Join National Geographic and CVNP for the National Parks BioBlitz and Biodiversity Festival, May 20-21, 2016. Be part of this nationwide celebration!

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NPS photo of train ready to board passengers.

Take a Ride the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad

Climb aboard to experience the adventure, romance, and nostalgia of a vintage train ride through the heart of Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

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Trails Forever

Trails Forever

CVNP has over 100 miles of trails for you to enjoy. Do your part. Help preserve our precious legacy of trails for future generations.

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