• Photo of the Beaver Marsh by Jeffrey Gibson.

    Cuyahoga Valley

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  • Valley Picnic Area Park Lot CLosed - Plateau Trail Loop Affected

    Valley Picnic Area Parking Lot is closed for the replacement of the damaged culvert on the Plateau Trail, from dusk on Monday, September 22 to 5 p.m., Thursday, October 2, 2014. Access to Plateau Trail is via the Oak Hill Trailhead. Loop unavailable.

  • Other Closures

    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 »

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?

Dragonfly image by NPS volunteer John Catalano.

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.