• Kendall Hills in summer bloom by Jeffrey Gibson

    Cuyahoga Valley

    National Park Ohio

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  • Trail Closures

    Towpath Trail is closed from Mustill Store to Memorial Parkway for riverbank reinforcement. Detours posted. Closure will last 1 - 4 weeks into August. Valley Bridle Trail south of SR 303, across from golf course, is collapsed by river. Hard closure.

  • Road Closures

    Quick Rd is closed from Akron Peninsula Rd to Pine Hollow Trailhead in Peninsula, from Wednesday, 7/16, for 6 weeks. Detours posted. Hines Hill Rd is closed from Tuesday, 7/29 through Tuesday, 8/12 for resurfacing from I271 to the Boston Township Line. More »

  • Riverview Road Repaving and Closure

    Riverview Rd is being repaved from the Cuyahoga-Summit Cty line to Peninsula through Mon, 9/15.Road is open with single lane closures. Riverview Rd is closed from Boston Mills Rd to the Cuyahoga Cty line starting Mon, 7/14 for for 3 weeks. Detours posted. More »

  • Brandywine Creek Foot Bridge Closed

    The footbridge that crosses over the Brandywine Creek on the Brandywine Gorge Trail is closed due to damage sustained during a recent storm. The trail remains open but there is no detour. Visitors will need to backtrack to get back to parking lot. More »

Copyright Restrictions by Photographer

Copyright restrictions apply to the work of the following photographers:

 

John Fitzpatrick
Photo may be used for noncommercial publications and websites by the National Park Service and affiliated nonprofit organizations to promote Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Up to four images per article may be used by news media. Any other uses must be negotiated with the copyright owner by writing to fitz@wans.net. Photo credit must be given. Either "©John Fitzpatrick" or "Photo by John Fitzpatrick" is acceptable.

Sara Guren
Photo may be used for noncommercial publications and websites by the National Park Service and affiliated nonprofit organizations to promote Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Up to four images per article may be used by news media. Any other uses must be negotiated with the copyright owner by writing to sara@saraguren.com. Photo credit must be given. Either "©Sara Guren" or "Photo by Sara Guren" is acceptable.

Tom Jones
Photo may be used for noncommercial publications and websites by the National Park Service and affiliated nonprofit organizations to promote Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Up to four images per article may be used by news media. Any other uses must be negotiated with the copyright owner by writing to buckeyephotos@yahoo.com. Photo credit must be given. Either "©Tom Jones" or "Photo by Tom Jones" is acceptable.

Steve Paddon
Photo may be used for noncommercial publications and websites by the National Park Service and affiliated nonprofit organizations to promote Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Up to four images per article may be used by news media. Any other uses must be negotiated with the copyright owner by writing to steve.paddon@perkinelmer.com. Photo credit must be given. Either "©Steve Paddon" or "Photo by Steve Paddon" is acceptable.

Denny Reiser
Photo may be used for noncommercial publications and websites by the National Park Service and affiliated nonprofit organizations to promote Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Up to four images per article may be used by news media. Any other uses must be negotiated with the copyright owner by writing to denny_reiser@yahoo.com. Photo credit must be given as "©D.J.Reiser".

Jack Rigby
Photo may be used for noncommercial publications and websites by the National Park Service and affiliated nonprofit organizations to promote Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Up to four images per article may be used by news media. Any other uses must be negotiated with the copyright owner by writing to rico1951@mac.com. Photo credit must be given. Either "©Jack Rigby" or "Photo by Jack Rigby" is acceptable.

Jim Schmidt
Photo may be used for noncommercial publications and websites by the National Park Service and affiliated nonprofit organizations to promote Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Up to four images per article may be used by news media. Any other uses must be negotiated with the copyright owner by writing to jim_schmidt_cvps@msn.com. Photo credit must be given. Either "©Jim Schmidt" or "Photo by Jim Schmidt" is acceptable.

Ed Tourek
Images Copyright 2007 Ed Toerek. Images may be reproduced solely for noncommercial purposes related to promotion of or publication of news about the National Park Service or the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, with attribution to the copyright holder as follows: "Image Copyright 2007 Ed Toerek" or "Image ©2007 Ed Toerek". All other reproductions, duplications or displays of the images are prohibited without written permission from the copyright holder. Contact copyright holder at toerek@roadrunner.com.

Bruce Winges
Photo may be used for noncommercial publications and websites by the National Park Service and affiliated nonprofit organizations to promote Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Up to four images per article may be used by news media. Any other uses must be negotiated with the copyright owner by writing to e-mail us. Photo credit must be given. Either "©Bruce Winges" or "Photo by Bruce Winges" is acceptable.

Did You Know?

Image of Civilian Conservation Corps statue outside Happy Days Visitor Center.

During the Great Depression, the "boys of Company 567" of the Civilian Conservation Corps helped shape the landscape that would later become Cuyahoga Valley National Park by constructing buildings, playfields, and a lake, as well as planting over 100 acres of trees.