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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 »

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    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 »

Towpath Trail Now Open in Cuyahoga Valley National Park

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Date: January 12, 2012
Contact: Mary Pat Doorley, 440-343-7355

Brecksville, Ohio - The Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail in Cuyahoga Valley National Park is now open. Sections of the trail were closed due to a fatality of a male visitor falling into the Cuyahoga River near SR 82 Bridge in Sagamore Hills, Ohio. The investigation is ongoing. The National Park Service is leading the investigation with the assistance of the Cleveland Metro Parks, Sagamore Hills Police Department, the Northfield Center Fire Department, and other local agencies.

-NPS-

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.