Temporary Bridge Installed at Brandywine Creek
A temporary bridge has been installed over Brandywine Creek and visitors will be able to complete the Brandywine Gorge Trail, during good weather. The bridge may be flooded and impassable during heavy rains. Caution signs are in place. More »
Towpath Trail is closed from Mustill Store to Memorial Parkway for riverbank reinforcement. Detours posted. Closure will last 1 - 4 weeks into August. Valley Bridle Trail south of SR 303, across from golf course, is collapsed by river. Hard closure.
Quick Rd is closed from Akron Peninsula Rd to Pine Hollow Trailhead in Peninsula, from Wednesday, 7/16, for 6 weeks. Detours posted. Hines Hill Rd is closed from Tuesday, 7/29 through Tuesday, 8/12 for resurfacing from I271 to the Boston Township Line. More »
Riverview Road Repaving and Closure
Riverview Rd is being repaved from the Cuyahoga-Summit Cty line to Peninsula through Mon, 9/15.Road is open with single lane closures. Riverview Rd is closed from Boston Mills Rd to the Cuyahoga Cty line starting Mon, 7/14 for for 3 weeks. Detours posted. More »
National Park Foundation Unveils the New www.NationalParks.org
Contact: Marjorie Hall, 202-354-6480
National Park Foundation News Release
Washington, D.C.- The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, unveiled today www.nationalparks.org - a new, comprehensive community destination serving national park fans and supporters. Built on the principle of delivering relevant, practical and compelling content generated by and for park visitors - the new online hub provides a centralized source for real-time news, information, commentary, photos, videos and more on America's nearly 400 national parks.
As the official charitable partner of the National Park Service, the National Park Foundation's www.nationalparks.org also serves as the online epicenter to directly support all of America's national parks and their programs. From massive conservation projects to small programs that make a big difference, discover the many ways the National Park Foundation is supporting the national parks - and how you can help. Start by visiting the new Support Parks area of nationalparks.org.
Ø Parks Near You - Wherever you are, instantaneously discover the national parks nearest you - with nearly 400 parks in the system, you may be surprised to discover one right around the corner.
Ø What's Your Favorite Park - Everyone has a favorite - what's yours? Easily select yours and discover news, photos, videos and even the real-time weather at your favorite national park destination.
Ø Parks By The People - With one click learn the latest about your national park destination from other park visitors and supporters. Photos, videos, tips, news and even up-to-the-minute Facebook and Twitter tidbits direct from the National Park Service - find it all in one place on nationaparks.org park pages.
Ø Share Your Story - Have an amazing national park photo, story or video? Let your experience inspire others by sharing it with the world and other national park fans like you! Ø National Park Marketplace - Now you can shop online and support your national parks at the same time. Visit the new National Park Marketplace and discover great NPF merchandise and other products that go to support the national parks.
ABOUT THE NATIONAL PARK FOUNDATION
Join us in supporting your national parks -- this is your land. www.nationalparks.org.
Did You Know?
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.