Bald Eagle Closure in Effect Until July 31, 2014
Returning bald eagles are actively tending to last year's nest within the Pinery Narrows area in CVNP. To protect the eagles from human disturbance, the area surrounding the nest tree will be closed until July 31, 2014. More »
Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) Bridge Construction Closures
Rockside and Canal Visitor Center boarding sites will be closed through Apr 27. From Jan 18 - Mar 16, CVSR will operate between Akron Northside and Brecksville stations. From Mar 22 - Apr, CVSR will operate between Akron Northside and Peninsula. More »
Closure on Fishing Will Remain in Effect for Virginia Kendall Lake
Due to the government shutdown, we were unable to survey the fish community in VK Lake as scheduled. Our survey partners (ODNR) will not be able to get into the lake until early spring of 2014. Therefore, the closure on fishing will remain in effect. More »
Celebrate Mother’s Day at Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Contact: Jared F. Slanina, 330-657-2909 ext. 136
Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Peninsula, Ohio (Thursday, April 19, 2012) - The Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park will host Pancakes in the Park, an event exclusively featuring locally-sourced products on Mother's Day. Pancakes in the Park will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 13 at the historic Stanford House, located in Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP). Patrons will also have the opportunity to take hikes lead by volunteer naturalists on the Stanford Trail, and tour the recently renovated Stanford House. Admission is $8 for adults and $6 for children age 12 and under.
Patrons are asked to park at the Boston Mills Ski Resort (7100 River View Road, Peninsula 44264) and will be shuttled to the Stanford House.
"We are happy to offer an affordable event for people to get out and enjoy Cuyahoga Valley National Park," Conservancy CEO Deb Yandala said. "It also gives us an opportunity to display the Stanford House so people can see the overnight accommodations we offer in the heart of CVNP."
The Stanford House is a classical Greek revival built during the 1830s. It recently underwent major renovations and was re-opened to the public in May of 2011. It accommodates up to 31 people in nine private rooms and is available for whole house or individual room rentals.
About the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park The Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park is a non-profit organization created to engage public support for the park and provide services to enhance public use and enjoyment of the park. For more information about the Conservancy and its programs, visit www.conservancyforcvnp.org or call (330) 657-2909.
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Did You Know?
During the Great Depression, the "boys of Company 567" of the Civilian Conservation Corps helped shape the landscape that would later become Cuyahoga Valley National Park by constructing buildings, playfields, and a lake, as well as planting over 100 acres of trees.