• Kendall Hills in summer bloom by Jeffrey Gibson

    Cuyahoga Valley

    National Park Ohio

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  • Towpath Trail Closure

    Towpath Trail is closed from Mustill Store to Memorial Parkway for riverbank reinforcement. Detours posted. Closure will last 1 - 4 weeks into August. 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 »

  • Riverview Road Repaving

    Riverview Rd is being repaved from the Cuyahoga-Summit Cty line to Peninsula through Mon, 9/15. Road is open but there are still delays due to construction. Allow extra time. More »

Our Staff & Offices

Superintendent’s Office

  • Management and policy
  • Planning
  • Land acquisition
  • Community relations
  • Partnerships
  • Development

Superintendent: Craig Kenkel
Deputy Superintendent: Paul J. Stoehr


Interpretation, Education & Visitor Services

  • Interpretive programming
  • Educational services
  • Special events
  • Exhibits and publications
  • Web services
  • Cultural arts
  • Volunteers

Chief: Jennie Vasarhelyi


Visitor and Resource Protection

  • Visitor protection
  • Cultural and natural resource protection
  • Law enforcement
  • Search and rescue
  • Facility security
  • Park use permits
  • Radio communications
  • Safety

Chief: Chris Ryan


Resource Management

  • Vegetation and wildlife management
  • Water resources
  • Exotic species
  • Research
  • Oil and gas management
  • Environmental compliance
  • Fisheries
  • Site and facility planning
  • Architecture and engineering
  • Historic preservation and research
  • GIS and mapping
  • Archeology

Chief: Lisa Petit, PhD


Administration

  • Purchasing and contracts
  • Budget and finance
  • Property management
  • Information technology
  • Human resources

Chief: Barbara Fearon


Facility Management

  • Utility systems
  • Buildings
  • Grounds
  • Trails
  • Roads
  • Railroad infrastructure
  • Historic building rehabilitation

Chief: Eric Semple

If you are searching for a particular park employee, click here to search in the NPS Directory.

Did You Know?

Drawing of a mule driver on the Ohio & Erie Canal.

A young James A. Garfield, 20th President of the United States, worked briefly as a mule boy on the Ohio & Erie Canal, an important cultural resource within Cuyahoga Valley National Park.