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.
Local Grocer Helps Raise Funds For The Conservancy For Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Contact: Susan Riffle, Director of Marketing and Public Relations, 330-657-2909 ext. 109
Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park
PENINSULA, Ohio (June 12, 2012) - Whole Foods Market® Chagrin will donate 5 percent of store sales at its "Community 5% Day" from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, June 20, to the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park. The funds raised will be applied to help the Conservancy's mission of preserving, protecting and enhancing Cuyahoga Valley National Park for generations to come.
Customers and supporters are also invited to participate in the store-wide summer solstice celebration with activities focused on summer cookouts, parties and outdoor fun from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on the 20th.
"We are thrilled to partner with the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park," Whole Foods Market Chagrin Store Team Leader, Jared Pinkos said. "With such a wonderful natural resource in our own backyard, Whole Foods Market® is excited to support healthier lifestyle choices through outdoor activity, environmental conservation and education."
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?
The Ohio & Erie Canal, which runs through Cuyahoga Valley National Park, was a 308-mile waterway connecting Lake Erie to the Ohio River. This transportation route, which influenced local and national prosperity, was dug entirely by hand by mostly German and Irish immigrants.