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.
Riverview Road Closure
Riverview Rd from the Cuyahoga Falls line north to the Peninsula line will be re-paved, beginning the week of April 22. Expect delays. Flaggers will direct traffic. Final resurfacing and striping will take place following the Memorial Day holiday.
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.
National Park’s Visitor Center Hours For Summer 2011
Contact: Mary Pat Doorley, 440-456-5995
Brecksville, Ohio - Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) announces the following hours for park visitor centers for the months of June, July, and August.
Boston Store Visitor Center is located at 1548 Boston Mills Road, east of Riverview Road, Peninsula 44264. Exhibits tell the story of canal boat building in the valley. Daily, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. These hours are longer than summer 2010 due to increased visitation to the center.
Canal Visitor Center is located at 7104 Canal Road, at the intersection of Canal and Hillside Roads, Valley View 44125. Exhibits focus on life along the canal and human history in the valley. Daily, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Hunt Farm Visitor Information Center is located at 2045 Bolanz Road, between Riverview and Akron Peninsula roads, Peninsula 44364. Exhibits are kid-friendly, and drop-in programs are available on weekends. Daily, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Peninsula Depot Visitor Center is located at 1630 Mill Street, Peninsula 44264. This information and orientation facility was developed to help visitors explore CVNP, Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad, the Village of Peninsula, and the Ohio & Erie Canalway. Mondays and Tuesdays, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Wednesdays through Sundays, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. CVNP encompasses 33,000 acres along the Cuyahoga River between Cleveland and Akron. Managed by the National Park Service, CVNP combines cultural, historical, recreational, and natural activities in one setting. For more information about the park, visit www.nps.gov/cuva or www.dayinthevalley.com or call 330-657-2752 or 800-257-9477.
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.