Multiple tick exposures have been reported by visitors to the park. Please be aware that proper shoes, clothing, use of repellent spray, and checking the body for ticks following a visit to the park are the best way to prevent transmission of disease. More »
Canal Visitor Center Closure
Canal Visitor Center will be closed for construction, starting Monday, May 6, 2013. It will reopen with new exhibits in early 2014.
Bald Eagle Closure in Effect
RR tracks, and 30 foot right of way on either side, are closed to all foot traffic from the Rt. 82 Bridge at Station Rd, north to the RR tracks at. The Cuyahoga R. downstream of the Brecksville Dam to the Fitzwater Rd Bridge is closed to water activities.
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.Read More
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Health & Wellness
As a champion of people’s health, the National Park Service believes in the power of nature to improve the lives and well-being of all Americans.Read More
Ride, Walk or Run the Ohio & Erie Towpath Trail
Walk or ride the historic trail that once connected the natural resources of the United States Interior with its markets on the eastern seaboard.Read More
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.Read More
Farming in the Cuyahoga Valley
Learn about the history of local farming, and hear incredible stories of success and hardship as families struggled to make a living in the valley.Read More
Did You Know?
Cuyahoga Valley National Park's namesake river flows north and south. The Cuyahoga River begins its 100 mile journey in Geauga County, flows south to Cuyahoga Falls where it turns sharply north and flows through CVNP. American Indians referred to the U-shaped river as Cuyahoga or "crooked river."