• Kendall Hills in summer bloom by Jeffrey Gibson

    Cuyahoga Valley

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  • Temporary Bridge Installed at Brandywine Creek

    A temporary bridge has been installed over Brandywine Creek and visitors will be able to complete the Brandywine Gorge Trail, during good weather. The bridge may be flooded and impassable during heavy rains. Caution signs are in place. More »

  • Towpath 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. 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 »

  • 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 »

Our Staff & Offices

Superintendent’s Office

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

Acting Superintendent: Paul J. Stoehr
Acting Deputy Superintendent: Lisa Petit, Ph.D.


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

Acting Chief: Rob Bobel


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, visit the NPS Directory.

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.