Bald Eagle Closure in Effect Until July 31, 2014
Returning bald eagles are actively tending to last year's nest within the Pinery Narrows area in CVNP. To protect the eagles from human disturbance, the area surrounding the nest tree will be closed until July 31, 2014. More »
Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) Bridge Construction Closures
Rockside and Canal Visitor Center boarding sites will be closed through Apr 27. From Jan 18 - Mar 16, CVSR will operate between Akron Northside and Brecksville stations. From Mar 22 - Apr, CVSR will operate between Akron Northside and Peninsula. More »
Closure on Fishing Will Remain in Effect for Virginia Kendall Lake
Due to the government shutdown, we were unable to survey the fish community in VK Lake as scheduled. Our survey partners (ODNR) will not be able to get into the lake until early spring of 2014. Therefore, the closure on fishing will remain in effect. More »
National Park’s Winter 2013/2014 Schedule of Events Now Available
Contact: Steven J. Roberts, CVNP, 440-546-5996, 440-343-7329 (cell)
Brecksville, Ohio – The winter 2013/2014 Schedule of Events for Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) is now online at www.nps.gov/cuva/planyourvisit/events.htm. It is available as a digital file or can be imported into calendars. This event listing includes programs and activities throughout the park for the months of December, January, and February. The printed schedule is also available at visitor centers. Please note that Canal Visitor Center is closed for construction of new exhibits until early 2014.
Opportunities to explore the park and its neighbors are numerous. Find a listing of events throughout the Ohio & Erie Canalway at www.ohioanderiecanalway.com.
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?
Dragonflies and damselflies look almost alike while flying. However, if you wait until they land, dragonflies lay their wings to the side while damselflies lay them back and above their bodies.