• Photo of the Beaver Marsh by Jeffrey Gibson.

    Cuyahoga Valley

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Park Visitor Centers Close Early Due to Hazardous Weather

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Date: January 25, 2013
Contact: Mary Pat Doorley, 440-546-5995, 440-343-7355 (cell)

Brecksville, Ohio - The National Park Service announces the early closure of park visitor centers at 2 p.m. today, Friday, January 25, due to hazardous weather conditions. Boston Store and Canal Visitor Centers will reopen on Saturday, January 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Campfire Tales events scheduled tonight at Happy Days Lodge, from 7 - 8 p.m. has been cancelled. The next scheduled Campfire Tales is on Friday, February 8, Happy Days Lodge, 7 - 8 p.m.

Please call the park's public hotline at 440-546-5960 and www.nps.gov/cuva for up-to-date program information.

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.

-NPS-

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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.