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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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Cuyahoga Valley National Park Reopens the Entire Towpath Trail

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Date: July 22, 2011
Contact: Mary Pat Doorley, 440-546-5995

Brecksville, Ohio - The National Park Service has reopened all of the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail in Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) that was closed due to flooding conditions.

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) service from Akron Northside Station to Canton Station resumes Saturday, July 23, 2011.

Bike Aboard! Service continues as scheduled between Peninsula and Akron.

CVSR operates regular excursions on Wednesdays through Sundays from Peninsula Depot to Akron Northside Station. Visit www.CVSR.com for schedules.

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 www.dayinthevalley.com or call 330-657-2752 or 800-257-9477.

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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.