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.
Riverview Road Closure
Riverview Rd from the Cuyahoga Falls line north to the Peninsula line will be re-paved, beginning the week of April 22. Expect delays. Flaggers will direct traffic. Work is expected to be completed by Memorial Day weekend.
Towpath Trail Closure
NPS has closed the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail from Hillside Road to Stone Road in Valley View. A section of the trail is not passable due to hazardous conditions caused by erosion. Towpath is expected to be open by Memorial Day, May 27.
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?
Dragonflies and damselflies look almost alike while flying. However, if you wait until they land, dragonflies lay their wings to the side while damselflies lay them back and above their bodies.