Temporary Bridge Installed at Brandywine Creek
A temporary bridge has been installed over Brandywine Creek and visitors will be able to complete the Brandywine Gorge Trail, during good weather. The bridge may be flooded and impassable during heavy rains. Caution signs are in place. More »
Towpath Trail Closures
Towpath Trail is closed from Mustill Store to Memorial Parkway for riverbank reinforcement. Detours posted. Closure will last 1 - 4 weeks into August. More »
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 »
Quick Rd is closed from Akron Peninsula Rd to Pine Hollow Trailhead in Peninsula, from Wednesday, 7/16, for 6 weeks. Detours posted. Hines Hill Rd is closed from Tuesday, 7/29 through Tuesday, 8/12 for resurfacing from I271 to the Boston Township Line. More »
Riverview Road Repaving and Closure
Riverview Rd is being repaved from the Cuyahoga-Summit Cty line to Peninsula through Mon, 9/15.Road is open with single lane closures. Riverview Rd is closed from Boston Mills Rd to the Cuyahoga Cty line starting Mon, 7/14 for for 3 weeks. Detours posted. 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?
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".