Multiple tick exposures have been reported by visitors to the park. Please be aware that proper shoes, clothing, use of repellent spray, and checking the body for ticks following a visit to the park are the best way to prevent transmission of disease. More »
Canal Visitor Center Closure
Canal Visitor Center will be closed for construction, starting Monday, May 6, 2013. It will reopen with new exhibits in early 2014.
Bald Eagle Closure in Effect
RR tracks, and 30 foot right of way on either side, are closed to all foot traffic from the Rt. 82 Bridge at Station Rd, north to the RR tracks at. The Cuyahoga R. downstream of the Brecksville Dam to the Fitzwater Rd Bridge is closed to water activities.
Delayed Opening for M. D. Garage Art Exhibit
Contact: Mary Pat Doorley, 440-546-5995
Brecksville, Ohio - Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) announces the delay of the opening of the Art @ M. D. Garage art exhibit due to a facility related issue. The exhibit will open to the public on Saturday, May 5, 2012.
Art @ M.D. Garage is a series of free art exhibitions coordinated by the Crooked River Gang, a volunteer group of regional artists. The National Park Service (NPS) works cooperatively with the Crooked River Gang to promote artistic creation and exhibition in CVNP.
M.D. Garage was once a hub of activity in the historic village of Boston along the Ohio & Erie Canal. Closed in the 1980s, the 1946 Pure Oil Station was purchased by NPS and restored in the late 1990s. The facility offers a unique open space for art exhibits and special events.
Exhibit hours are 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free admission. Most artwork is available for purchase. M.D. Garage is located at 1556 West Boston Mills Road, next to the Boston Store Visitor Center, Peninsula 44264.
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.
Did You Know?
November is the time to be on the lookout for bald eagles performing aerial courtship displays. Once eagles have selected each other, they plunge through the air in very high dives, locking their talons and breaking apart just when it looks as though they will crash to the ground.