• Photo of the Beaver Marsh 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 »

Park Statistics

Fact Sheet - Read quick statistics about Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

Acreage
Cuyahoga Valley National Park protects nearly 33,000 acres. Approximately 2400 acres of land remain in private ownership, representing roughly 5% of total park acreage.

Designations
Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area - December 27, 1974

Cuyahoga Valley National Park - October 11, 2000

Visitation
Cuyahoga Valley National Park generally receives more than 2.2 million recreational visits each year, making it one of the most-visited national parks in the United States.

The National Park Service Public Use Statistics website includes detailed visitation data for Cuyahoga Valley from 1978 to the present, as well as statistics for other National Park Service areas.

Did You Know?

Dragonfly image by NPS volunteer John Catalano.

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.