• Photo of the Beaver Marsh by Jeffrey Gibson.

    Cuyahoga Valley

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  • Towpath Trail Closure

    Towpath Trail is closed from Mustill Store to Memorial Parkway for riverbank reinforcement. Detours posted. Closure will last 1 - 4 weeks into August. More »

  • Other Closures

    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 »

  • Riverview Road Repaving

    Riverview Rd is being repaved from the Cuyahoga-Summit Cty line to Peninsula through Mon, 9/15. Road is open but there are still delays due to construction. Allow extra time. More »

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August 29, 2014
Search for Missing Woman Concludes
The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner has confirmed that the body found on Thursday, August 28 is missing person Hillary K. Sharma, age 30 of Eastlake.

August 29, 2014
Body Recovered in Cuyahoga River
At approximately 6 p.m. on Thursday, August 28, 2014, the National Park Service and several agencies recovered a body in the Cuyahoga River north of Highland Road Bridge in Brecksville.

August 24, 2014
Search for Missing Woman Continues August 24, 2014, 5:30 pm
Assistance from experienced river paddlers is being sought in the search for Hillary K. Sharma.

August 24, 2014
Search for Missing Woman Continues August 24, 2014
The search for Hillary K. Sharma continues in Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

August 23, 2014
Search for Missing Woman Continues
The search for Hillary K. Sharma continues in Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

August 22, 2014
Free Yoga Offered This Fall in Your National Park
Join certified yoga Instructor Nancy Holland for FREE yoga on Wednesdays in September.

August 15, 2014
Cuyahoga Valley National Park’s Hours for Fall 2014
Cuyahoga Valley National Park announces the following visitor services for the months of September, October, and November.

August 14, 2014
National Park’s Fall 2014 Schedule of Events Now Available
The fall 2014 Schedule of Events for Cuyahoga Valley National Park is now available.

August 08, 2014
National Park Presents Fun Activities During Gay Games
Welcome to the athletes and tourists; all events open to the public

August 06, 2014
Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad Welcomes Historic Steam Engine to Cuyahoga Valley National Park During First Two Weekends of September
Event features the largest steam locomotive east of the Mississippi

July 25, 2014
Cletus Black Revue
Free, family-friendly series highlights northeast Ohio musicians and offers games, music, and fun!

July 25, 2014
Investigators Seek Assistance In Solving Arsons In Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Investigators Seek Assistance In Solving Arsons In Cuyahoga Valley National Park

July 07, 2014
Countryside Conservancy Announces New Classes for Fall
Countryside U Lineup Includes Cheesemaking, Fermentation

July 03, 2014
Popular Footbridge Closed in Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Due to high water, the National Park Service announces the closure of the fiberglass footbridge that crosses over Brandywine Creek on the Brandywine Gorge Trail.

July 03, 2014
NPS Seeking Information About Historic Structure Fire
On Saturday, June 21, an unoccupied structure in Cuyahoga Valley National Park burned to the ground.

July 01, 2014
Countryside Conservancy Welcomes New Farm to National Park
Spice Acres joins the Countryside Initiative program

May 13, 2014
Habitat Restoration Opportunities
Help preserve biodiversity in your national park!

April 18, 2014
Art @ M.D. Garage 2014 Season Announced
Art @ M.D. Garage is a series of free art exhibitions in Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

April 08, 2014
2014 Questing Season Begins
The fourth full season of Canalway Questing, an interactive recreational activity in Northeast Ohio, starts Tuesday, April 15, through Saturday, November 15.

March 13, 2014
Cuyahoga Valley National Park Ranks Eleventh in Visitation
Cuyahoga Valley National Park is rated as the eleventh most visited national park with 2,103,010 visits in 2013.

March 03, 2014
Tourism to Cuyahoga Valley National Park creates $137 million in Economic Benefit
Report shows visitor spending supports 2054 jobs in local economy

February 11, 2014
Volunteers and Hours Increase In FY13
7% increase in volunteers and a 3% increase in volunteer hours

December 17, 2013
Trail Plan Finalized
Record of Decision for Cuyahoga Valley National Park Final Trail Management Plan

August 23, 2012
We’re Turning 96!
Cuyahoga Valley National Park Celebrates 96th Birthday of the National Park Service

Did You Know?

Historic photo of canal boats along the Ohio & Erie Canal.

The Ohio & Erie Canal, which runs through Cuyahoga Valley National Park, was a 308-mile waterway connecting Lake Erie to the Ohio River. This transportation route, which influenced local and national prosperity, was dug entirely by hand by mostly German and Irish immigrants.