Towpath Trail Closure
Towpath Trail is closed from Mustill Store to Memorial Parkway for riverbank reinforcement. Detours posted. Closure will last 1 - 4 weeks into August. More »
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 »
Riverview Road Repaving
Riverview Rd is being repaved from the Cuyahoga-Summit Cty line to Peninsula through Mon, 9/15. Road is open but there are still delays due to construction. Allow extra time. More »
Update to Ira Road Closure
Contact: Mary Pat Doorley, CVNP, 440-546-5995, 440-343-7355 (cell)
Brecksville, Ohio – National Park Service (NPS) rangers and Ohio EPA continue to assess the hazardous materials found in dumped containers on Ira Road between Akron Peninsula Road and Riverview Road. The containers are being removed and the area is being cleaned by Chemtron Corp. NPS anticipates reopening the road in the late afternoon today.
The dumping is being investigated by the Ohio EPA with the assistance of the National Park Service and the Cuyahoga Falls Fire Department. The National Park Service is seeking any information from the public about the dumping that occurred Wednesday, October 30, at roughly 8:30 p.m. on Ira Road. Please contact the National Park Service dispatch at 440-546-5945 if you have any 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.
Did You Know?
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".