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    Cuyahoga Valley

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  • Towpath Trail Closure

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

  • Other Closures

    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 »

  • Riverview Road Repaving

    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 »

Fatality in Cuyahoga Valley National Park

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Date: January 12, 2012
Contact: Mary Pat Doorley, 440-343-7355

Brecksville, Ohio - About 11 p.m. on Wednesday, January 11, 2012, Cuyahoga Valley National Park received a report that a male visitor had fallen into the Cuyahoga River near SR 82 Bridge in Sagamore Hills, Ohio. The area surrounding the SR 82 dam, north of Station Road Bridge Trailhead in Cuyahoga Valley National Park is now closed for the investigation. This includes sections of the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail. The National Park Service is leading the investigation with the assistance of the Cleveland Metro Parks, Sagamore Hills Police Department, the Northfield Center Fire Department, and other local agencies.

-NPS

Did You Know?

Aerial view of the winding Cuyahoga River.

Cuyahoga Valley National Park's namesake river flows north and south. The Cuyahoga River begins its 100 mile journey in Geauga County, flows south to Cuyahoga Falls where it turns sharply north and flows through CVNP. American Indians referred to the U-shaped river as Cuyahoga or "crooked river."