• Photo of the Beaver Marsh by Jeffrey Gibson.

    Cuyahoga Valley

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  • NPS Seeks Comment on Proposed Regulation for Off-Road Bicycle Trails

    NPS has proposed a special regulation to designate and authorize off-road bicycle use on new trails constructed outside of developed areas in Cuyahoga Valley National Park. The public is invited to provide comment until Monday, December 15, 2014. 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 »

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?

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.