• Kendall Hills in summer bloom by Jeffrey Gibson

    Cuyahoga Valley

    National Park Ohio

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  • Trail Closures

    Towpath Trail is closed from Mustill Store to Memorial Parkway for riverbank reinforcement. Detours posted. Closure will last 1 - 4 weeks into August. Valley Bridle Trail south of SR 303, across from golf course, is collapsed by river. Hard closure.

  • Road Closures

    Quick Rd is closed from Akron Peninsula Rd to Pine Hollow Trailhead in Peninsula, from Wednesday, 7/16, for 6 weeks. Detours posted. Hines Hill Rd is closed from Tuesday, 7/29 through Tuesday, 8/12 for resurfacing from I271 to the Boston Township Line. More »

  • Riverview Road Repaving and Closure

    Riverview Rd is being repaved from the Cuyahoga-Summit Cty line to Peninsula through Mon, 9/15.Road is open with single lane closures. Riverview Rd is closed from Boston Mills Rd to the Cuyahoga Cty line starting Mon, 7/14 for for 3 weeks. Detours posted. More »

  • Brandywine Creek Foot Bridge Closed

    The footbridge that crosses over the Brandywine Creek on the Brandywine Gorge Trail is closed due to damage sustained during a recent storm. The trail remains open but there is no detour. Visitors will need to backtrack to get back to parking lot. More »

Our Partners

There are eight key park partners that help the park achieve its mission:

Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park (formerly the Cuyahoga Valley National park Association)

  • Partner since 1974
  • 501(c)3 non-profit organization
  • Mission: to engage public support for Cuyahoga Valley National Park and enhance public use and enjoyment of the park

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad

  • Partner since 1974
  • 501(c)3 non-profit organization
  • Mission: to provide heritage railroad and educational experiences within the Ohio & Erie Canalway and provide alternative transportation to and within CVNP

Cuyahoga Valley Countryside Conservancy

  • Partner since 1999
  • 501(c)3 non-profit organization
  • Works with CVNP and private farmers to establish sustainable, economical, and environmentally sound small-scale farms in the park, in order to preserve the valley's rural landscape
  • Mission: to support community-based food systems

Cleveland Metroparks

  • Partner since 1974
  • Owns and manages 4,750 acres within the boundary of CVNP (including Brecksville and Bedford reservations)
  • Operates park shelters, trail systems, a nature center, stables, two golf courses, and other park facilities
  • Coordinates closely with CVNP on a broad range of cultural and natural resource management and visitor services activities

Metro Parks, Serving Summit County

  • Partner since 1974
  • Owns and manages 3,325 acres within the boundary of CVNP (including Hampton Hills, O’Neil Woods, Furnace Run, and Deep Lock Quarry)
  • Operates park shelters, trail systems, and other park facilities
  • Coordinates closely with CVNP on a broad range of cultural and natural resource management and visitor services activities

Eastern National

  • Partner since 1981
  • 501(c)3 non-profit organization and official NPS cooperating association
  • Operates sales areas within park visitor centers, as well as funds and develops a variety of interpretive and educational media and projects
  • Mission: to promote the public’s understanding and support of America’s national parks and other public trusts

Ohio & Erie Canalway Association

  • Partner since 1996
  • 501(c)3 non-profit organization and official management entity for the Ohio & Erie Canalway
  • Implements the Canalway Management Plan and Matching Grant program
  • Mission: to work in partnership with local non-profit organizations and governments in the development and implementation of the Canalway Management Plan

Inn at Brandywine Falls

  • Partner since 1987
  • Private lessee operates the Inn through a 50-year lease
  • Six-room bed-and-breakfast for 12 to 16 guests on a year-round basis
  • Listed in the National Register of Historic Places

For more information:
CVNP Partnership Coordinator, (440) 546-5908

Did You Know?

Water lilies in beaver marsh area of Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Photo by NPS volunteer John Catalano.

Beaver in Cuyahoga Valley National Park impounded water to create a rich, diverse wetland in an area that was once an automobile junk yard? The area is now home to herons, turtles, amphibians, beavers, muskrats, otters, and many aquatic plants.