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National Park’s Visitor Center Hours For Summer 2011

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Date: May 9, 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.

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Did You Know?

Water lilies in beaver marsh area of Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Photo by NPS volunteer John Catalano.

Beaver in Cuyahoga Valley National Park impounded water to create a rich, diverse wetland in an area that was once an automobile junk yard? The area is now home to herons, turtles, amphibians, beavers, muskrats, otters, and many aquatic plants.