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 »
January Fun Run
Contact: Jocelyn Buckey, 330-657-2909 ext 106
Cuyahoga Valley National Park Association
1403 W. Hines Hill Road, Peninsula, OH 44264
Peninsula, Ohio ‐ Cuyahoga Valley National Park Association (CVNPA) will be hosting the annual Winter Fun Run in Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) at the Winter Sports Center, located within Kendall Lake Shelter, on Saturday, January 22, at 9:30 a.m. Kendall Lake Shelter is located at 1000 Truxell Road in Peninsula 44264.
This free non‐competitive run will take you through some of the most beautiful and challenging parts of CVNP. The format will be flexible, and depending on weather conditions, participants will have the choice to run, snowshoe, or cross‐country ski on routes varying from 3 to 6 miles.
The Winter Sports Center will have snowshoe and cross‐country skis available for rental. There must be at least 4 inches of snow for snowshoe rental and 6 inches of snow for cross country ski rental. Equipment for adults and children is available. Snowshoe rental will be available for $5 a day, and ski rental will be available for $15 a day or $7.50 for 3 hours.
This is the first run of the CVNPA Fun Run Series leading up to the exciting 2011 Fall Running Series that occurs every Tuesday night during the month of October. The following runs have been scheduled to give runners the chance to experience the park throughout the seasons.
Spring Fun Run Summer Fun Run
Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at 7 p.m.
Wednesday, July 27, 2011, at 7 p.m.
CVNPA is a nonprofit organization created to engage public support for the national park and provide services to enhance public use and enjoyment of the park. For more information about CVNPA and its programs, visit www.cvnpa.org or call 330-657-2909.
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.