• Photo of the Beaver Marsh by Jeffrey Gibson.

    Cuyahoga Valley

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  • NPS Seeks Comment on Proposed Regulation for Off-Road Bicycle Trails

    NPShas proposed a special regulation to designate and authorize off-road bicycle use on new trails constructed outside of developed areas in Cuyahoga Valley National Park. The public is invited to provide comment until Monday, December 15, 2014. 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 »

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October 17, 2014
NPS Seeks Comment on Proposed Regulation for Off-Road Bicycle Trails
The public is invited to provide comment on the Proposed Rule until Monday, December 15, 2014.

October 10, 2014
Sharma Cause of Death Determined By Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner
The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner has determined that Hillary K. Sharma, age 30 of Eastlake, died in Cuyahoga Valley National Park due to suicide by hanging.

October 10, 2014
Celebrate Make A Difference Day by Volunteering in Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Join the movement and be part of one of the largest national days of community service by giving back to YOUR national park.

October 09, 2014
Multi-talented Kathy Johnson Is Guest Artist at Valley House Concert
On Sunday, October 19, 2014, Cuyahoga Valley National Park and the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park will host their monthly house concert featuring former CVNP Artist-in-Residence Ed Caner.

October 03, 2014
Valley Picnic Area and Plateau Trail Reopen
The National Park Service (NPS) announces the reopening of the Valley Picnic Area Parking Lot and The Plateau Trail Loop in Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP).

October 03, 2014
Towpath Trail Closed for Marathon
The Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail in Cuyahoga Valley National Park will be closed to the general public starting at dusk beginning Saturday, October 11 until 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 12.

October 03, 2014
Sweetback Sisters
Cuyahoga Valley National Park is pleased to welcome back to the stage, Brooklyn-based country and honky-tonk band The Sweetback Sisters on Friday, October 10, 2014 at Happy Days Lodge.

September 23, 2014
Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys With Special Dinner in the Valley
Entertain your taste buds before enjoying authentic Cajun music.

September 23, 2014
Short-term Closure for Valley Picnic Area and Plateau Trail Loop
Short-term closure in place for Valley Picnic Area Parking Lot off Riverview Road unil 5 p.m., Thursday, October 2.

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.

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

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.

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?

Dragonfly image by NPS volunteer John Catalano.

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.