Valley Picnic Area Park Lot CLosed - Plateau Trail Loop Affected
Valley Picnic Area Parking Lot is closed for the replacement of the damaged culvert on the Plateau Trail, from dusk on Monday, September 22 to 5 p.m., Thursday, October 2, 2014. Access to Plateau Trail is via the Oak Hill Trailhead. Loop unavailable.
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 »
Calling New Hikers!
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).
Saturday, November 23
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.
Did You Know?
Early September is the time to watch monarchs feed in Cuyahoga Valley fields rich with goldenrod and New England aster. These places serve as important re-fueling sites for these long distance travelers on their way to oyamel forests near Mexico City more than 2,000 miles away.