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  • 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. Towpath Trail closed south of Bath Road from dusk 8/10 through dusk 8/11 for Gay Games 10K Road Race. 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 »

  • Road Closures

    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 »

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July 29, 2014
Cuyahoga Valley Chamber Players Coming August 3
Talented group of musicians represents Northeast Ohio’s finest

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

July 25, 2014
Countryside Conservancy Offers Webinars Featuring Chris Blanchard
Learn business growth, management strategies

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 14, 2014
Carlos Jones & the P.L.U.S. Band Reschedule Concert in Park
Free, family-friendly series highlights northeast Ohio musicians and offers games, music, and fun!

July 14, 2014
Local Zydeco Band to Play Howe Meadow Concert Series
Free, family-friendly series highlights northeast Ohio musicians and offers games, music, and fun!

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

July 03, 2014
Entire Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail Reopens for Holiday Weekend
Twenty miles of the Towpath Trail in Cuyahoga Valley National Park Open

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

June 30, 2014
Free Tai Chi Offered This Summer in Your National Park
Cuyahoga Valley National Park offers a summer of FREE green exercise.

June 27, 2014
National Park’s Fire Management Plan and Environmental Assessment
Public is invited to comment on the project.

June 26, 2014
Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad to Resume Service on Full Track on July 2
CVSRwill resume service on the full track from Rockside Station to Akron Northside Station on Wednesday, July 2, 2014.

June 25, 2014
Tonight's Concert Cancelled Due To Site Conditions From Storm
The Music in the Meadow concert scheduled for this evening has been cancelled due to unfavorable site conditions from the ongoing rain.

June 24, 2014
Pitch the Peat Brings Celtic Celebration to Cuyahoga Valley
Free, family-friendly series highlights northeast Ohio musicians and offers games, music, and fun!

June 20, 2014
Religious and Community Groups Invited to Cuyahoga Valley National Park for Free Programming
Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) is a place to gather for fellowship, fun, and fitness!

June 20, 2014
Summer Construction and Closures in National Park
Ohio & Erie Towpath Trail in Cuyahoga Valley National Park closed from Lock 29 Trailhead to SR 303 in Peninsula, Monday, June 23 through Friday, June 27.

June 18, 2014
Howe Meadow Vibrates with Carlos Jones & the P.L.U.S. Band
On Wednesday, June 25, Carlos Jones & the P.L.U.S. Band return to Music in the Meadow.

June 11, 2014
Wetmore and Langes Run Trails Reopen in National Park
The National Park Service (NPS) has completed trail work and has reopened the Wetmore and Langes Run Trails. This includes access to the parking lot and restrooms at Wetmore Trailhead.

June 11, 2014
Tonight's Concert Cancelled Due To Forecast of Rain and Severe Storms
The Music in the Meadow concert scheduled for this evening at Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) has been cancelled due to forecast of rain and severe storms.

June 02, 2014
The Womacks Kick off Music in the Meadow Series
Free, family-friendly series highlights northeast Ohio musicians and offers games, music, and fun!

June 02, 2014
Virginia Kendall Lake Area and Lake Trail Reopens
Virginia Kendall Lake now open to fishing after a four-year closure; other flood closures remain

May 28, 2014
Countryside Farmers' Market a Boon to Local Economy
Collected Data Shows Positive Economic Impact

May 28, 2014
National Park’s Summer 2014 Schedule of Events Now Available
This event listing includes programs and activities throughout the park for the months of June, July, and August.

May 28, 2014
Cuyahoga Valley National Park’s Hours for Summer 2014
Hours are for the months of June, July, and August 2014.

May 15, 2014
Get Up, Get Out and Go! To Your National Park in Summer 2014
Get Up, Get Out and Go! is a summer campaign offering FREE outdoor recreational activities and music for kids, 11 to 14 years old and their families.

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

May 12, 2014
Peninsula’s Sixth Annual Plein Air Competition Seeking Artists
Celebrating the beauty of the Cuyahoga Valley

April 21, 2014
Bald Eagles Successfully Hatched in Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Nesting bald eagles within the Pinery Narrows area of Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP), successfully hatched two eaglets in late March.

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

February 05, 2014
Former Canal Visitor Center Becomes Canal Exploration Center
The National Park Service is pleased to announce the Grand Opening of the Canal Exploration Center, a new attraction in Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

February 05, 2014
We’re Back! Bald Eagles Nest Again at Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Returning bald eagles are actively tending to last year’s nest within the Pinery Narrows area in Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

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?

Photo of Bald Eagle taken in Cuyahoga Valley National Park where an eagle pair built their first nest in 2006. Photo by Martin Trimmer.

November is the time to be on the lookout for bald eagles performing aerial courtship displays. Once eagles have selected each other, they plunge through the air in very high dives, locking their talons and breaking apart just when it looks as though they will crash to the ground.