Partial Riverview Road Closure - Updated 11/20/13
Curb, guiderail, and paving work has started on Riverview Rd between Fitzwater and Brookside roads. The road is closed to northbound traffic but remains open southbound. Work is expected to be completed by the second week of December due to weather delays More »
Closure on Fishing Will Remain in Effect for Virginia Kendall Lake
Due to the government shutdown, we were unable to survey the fish community in VK Lake as scheduled. Our survey partners (ODNR) will not be able to get into the lake until early spring of 2014. Therefore, the closure on fishing will remain in effect. More »
National Park Offers Sign Language Interpretation for Special Event
Contact: Mary Pat Doorley, 440-546-5995, 440-343-7355 (cell)
Brecksville, Ohio - Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) strives to remove barriers and build enjoyable experiences for everyone. This summer, the park will present its very popular Campfire Tales complete with American Sign Language interpreters. Bring a blanket and a picnic dinner. We'll play games on the Ledges lawn, and then light the campfire and share some good old-fashioned campfire tales. Afterwards, enjoy the tranquility of an evening in your national park. Alcohol is prohibited. Meet at the Ledges Shelter, 6 p.m. for family activities, and 7 p.m. for the campfire.
The Ledges Shelter is located on Truxell / Kendall Park Road, 1 mile west of Akron Cleveland Road, Peninsula 44264.
If you or your organization have suggestions for programming that makes the national park more accessible to visitors with special needs, contact Park Ranger Margaret Adams at 216-524-1497, ext. 225 or email e-mail us.
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 call 330-657-2752.
Did You Know?
Lock 27 along the Ohio & Erie Canal became known as Johnnycake Lock after several boats ran aground due to flooding. While stranded, supplies ran low and canal passengers and crew ate only corn meal pancakes, known as "johnnycakes".