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

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    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 »

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    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 »

Calling New Hikers!

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Date: November 4, 2013
Contact: Mary Pat Doorley, 440-546-5995, 440-343-7355 (cell)

Brecksville, Ohio - The American Heart Association recommends 30 minutes of hiking, brisk walking, or other aerobic exercise for healthy living. Start your outdoor exercise by joining a park ranger on a low-intensity Just Getting Started Hike at Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP).

Scheduled Hikes:
Saturday, November 9
1.5 mile hike on a flat, unpaved trail through old farm fields and by Sylvan Pond. Oak Hill Trailhead, 10 - 11 a.m.

Saturday, November 23
2-mile hike on the flat Towpath Trail. Wheelchair and stroller accessible. Station Road Bridge Trailhead, 10 - 11 a.m.

Oak Hill Trailhead is located at 3901 Oak Hill Road, 1.3 miles south of Major Road, Peninsula 44264.

Station Road Bridge Trailhead is located at the intersection of Riverview Road and Chippewa Creek Drive, 1/8 mile south of SR82, Brecksville 44141.

CVNP encompasses 33,000 acres along the Cuyahoga River between Cleveland and Akron, Ohio. Managed by the National Park Service, CVNP combines cultural, historical, recreational, and natural activities in one setting. For more information visit www.nps.gov/cuva or call 330-657-2752.

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Did You Know?

Image courtesy of Cleveland Museum of Natural History

American Indians in the Cuyahoga Valley were influenced by the Hopewell Culture, which created large mound complexes in central Ohio from 100 B.C. – A.D. 500? In the Cuyahoga Valley, American Indians built small mounds rather than large ceremonial centers.