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National Park’s Summer 2014 Schedule of Events Now Available

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Date: May 28, 2014
Contact: Mary Pat Doorley, CVNP, 440-546-5995, 440-343-7355 (cell)

Brecksville, Ohio – The summer 2014 Schedule of Events for Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) is now online at www.nps.gov/cuva/planyourvisit/events.htm. This event listing includes programs and activities throughout the park for the months of June, July, and August. The printed schedule is also available at Boston Store Visitor Center, located at 1550 Boston Mills Road, Peninsula 44264.

Opportunities to explore the park and its neighbors are numerous. Find a listing of events throughout the Ohio & Erie Canalway at www.ohioanderiecanalway.org.

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-

Download a pdf of this news release.

Download a chronological listing of the summer 2014 Schedule of Events.

Did You Know?

Historic photo of canal boat on the Ohio & Erie Canal.

Lock 27 along the Ohio & Erie Canal became known as Johnnycake Lock after several boats ran aground due to flooding. While stranded, supplies ran low and canal passengers and crew ate only corn meal pancakes, known as "johnnycakes".