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 »
Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail Partially Reopened
Contact: Mary Pat Doorley, CVNP, 440-343-7355 (cell)
Brecksville, Ohio - The National Park Service (NPS) is reopening the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail from Botzum Trailhead in Akron to Boston Store Visitor Center in the Village of Boston.
The Towpath Trail from Boston Store Visitor Center north to Lock 39 Trailhead in Valley View remains closed to further access damage from impending heavy rains.
Please respect all closures and stay away from flooded areas.
For more information please visit www.nps.gov/cuva.
Did You Know?
American Indians in the Cuyahoga Valley were influenced by the Hopewell Culture, which created large mound complexes in central Ohio from 100 B.C. – A.D. 500? In the Cuyahoga Valley, American Indians built small mounds rather than large ceremonial centers.