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 »
Veterans Honored With Free Train Ride
Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad
PO Box 158, Peninsula, OH 44264
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Tuesday, November 2, 2010
Contact: Kelly Steele: Director of Marketing
Veterans Honored with Free Train Ride on Veterans Day
Departing Rockside Station in Independence
Peninsula, Ohio – Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) announces a FREE train ride to honor veterans and their families on Thursday, November 11, 2010.
The train will depart from Rockside Station, located at 7900 Old Rockside Rd, Independence 44131, at 1 p.m. for a three‐hour excursion to Akron Northside Station and back. Passengers will be able to enjoy the Voices of the Valley audio tour, which describes the cultural and natural history of Cuyahoga Valley National Park.
The FREE tickets will be available at the Rockside Station 45 minutes prior to departure, and will be awarded on a first‐come, first served basis. No advanced tickets are available. All current military members, veterans, and their families are invited.
For more information, visit www.CVSR.com.
Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is a not‐for‐profit, 501 (c)(3) volunteer supported organization operating in partnership with Cuyahoga Valley National Park and is dedicated to the preservation of passenger rail transportation in Cuyahoga Valley and the historic Ohio & Erie Canalway. CVSR is celebrating its 37th year of excursion rail service.
Did You Know?
Dragonflies and damselflies look almost alike while flying. However, if you wait until they land, dragonflies lay their wings to the side while damselflies lay them back and above their bodies.