Valley Picnic Area Park Lot CLosed - Plateau Trail Loop Affected
Valley Picnic Area Parking Lot is closed for the replacement of the damaged culvert on the Plateau Trail, from dusk on Monday, September 22 to 5 p.m., Thursday, October 2, 2014. Access to Plateau Trail is via the Oak Hill Trailhead. Loop unavailable.
Valley Bridle Trail south of SR 303, across from golf course, is collapsed by river. Hard closure. Plateau Trail Bridge, north of Valley Picnic Area is closed. No detours. Plateau & Oak Hill trails are open. More »
National Park’s Visitor Center Hours For Winter 2013/2014
Contact: Steven J. Roberts, CVNP, 440-546-5996, 440-343-7329 (cell)
Brecksville, Ohio – Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) announces the following hours for park visitor centers for the months of December, January, and February.
All visitor centers are closed on December 25 and January 1.
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. Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. This visitor center offers snowshoe rental.
Canal Visitor Center is closed as we prepare the building for new exhibits. Reopens in spring.
Peninsula Depot Visitor Center is located at 1630 Mill Street, Peninsula 44264. This information/orientation facility developed to help visitors explore CVNP, local attractions, and the Ohio & Erie Canalway. Saturdays and Sundays, November 30 through December 15 and January 18 through February 23, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Hunt Farm Visitor Information Center is closed for winter.
Winter Sports Center, located within Kendall Lake Shelter, on Truxell / Kendall Park Road, 2 miles west of Akron Cleveland Road, Peninsula 44264 This center offers cross-country and snowshoe rental and instruction. The center will be open on the following dates only when there are at least 4 inches of snow. It may be open additional days during heavy snowfall. Saturdays and Sundays, December 7 through 22 and January 4 through February 23; daily, December 26 through 31; and the holidays of January 20 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day) and February 17 (Presidents’ Day), 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Call 330-657-2752 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?
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.