Tuesday, June 10 - Volunteer Enrichment Series Location Change
Tonight's Volunteer Enrichment Series will now be held at Happy Days Lodge, located at 500 West Streetsboro Road (SR 303), Peninsula 44264. Refreshments start at 6:30 p.m., presentation at 7 p.m. It was originally scheduled for Basket of Life Farm.
Brandywine Creek Foot Bridge Closed
The footbridge that crosses over the Brandywine Creek on the Brandywine Gorge Trail is closed due to damage sustained during a recent storm. The trail remains open but there is no detour. Visitors will need to backtrack to get back to parking lot. More »
National Park’s Visitor Center Hours For Winter 2012/2013
Contact: Jennie Vasarhelyi, 440-546-5990, 440-343-7352 (cell)
Brecksville, Ohio - Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) announces the following hours for park visitor centers for the months of December, January, and February.
Boston Store Visitor Center is located at 1550 Boston Mills Road, east of Riverview Road, Peninsula 44264. Exhibits tell the story of canal boat building in the valley. Daily, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
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. Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Hunt Farm Visitor Information Center is closed for the winter.
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. Saturdays and Sundays, December 1 to 9 and January 19 to February 24, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. This visitor center is closed December 10 through January 18.
Winter Sports Center, within Kendall Lake Shelter, is located on Truxell/Kendall Lake roads, two miles west of Akron Cleveland Road, Peninsula 44264. This facility offers rental of winter equipment, as well as ski and snowshoe instruction. The center will be open on the following dates when there are at least four inches of snow. It may be open additional days during heavy snowfall. Saturdays and Sundays, December 1 through 23; daily December 26 through 31; Saturdays and Sundays, January 5 through February 24; and the holidays of January 21 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day) and February 18 (Presidents' Day), 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Call 800-257-9477 for current snowfall depth.
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?
Cuyahoga Valley National Park's namesake river flows north and south. The Cuyahoga River begins its 100 mile journey in Geauga County, flows south to Cuyahoga Falls where it turns sharply north and flows through CVNP. American Indians referred to the U-shaped river as Cuyahoga or "crooked river."