• Kendall Hills in summer bloom by Jeffrey Gibson

    Cuyahoga Valley

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  • Temporary Bridge Installed at Brandywine Creek

    A temporary bridge has been installed over Brandywine Creek and visitors will be able to complete the Brandywine Gorge Trail, during good weather. The bridge may be flooded and impassable during heavy rains. Caution signs are in place. More »

  • 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 »

Attractions Nearby

Hale Farm & Village

Hale Farm & Village

©JEFFREY GIBSON

Located in Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Boston Mills/Brandywine Ski Resort
From the gentle glide of the beginner slopes to the more challenging pitch of the advanced slopes and moguls, Boston Mills/Brandywine serves skiers and snowboarders of all ages and levels of expertise. Each resort has at least one terrain park. Grooming is done nightly, to provide a nice surface for skiing and snowboarding. Visit the new Polar Blast Snow Snow Tubing Park at Brandywine Ski Resort.

Cleveland Metroparks
The 16 reservations of Cleveland Metroparks consist of over 21,000 acres of various landscapes and attractions for visitors to enjoy. The Park District is commonly referred to as the "Emerald Necklace" because the reservations encircle the city of Cleveland. Two of the reservations, Brecksville and Beford, fall within the boundaries of Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

Hale Farm & Village
Hale Farm & Village, located in the Cuyahoga River Valley near Bath, Ohio, is an outdoor living history museum and a premier collection and property of Western Reserve Historical Society. Daily mid-19th century life is depicted through dozens of historic structures, farm animals, heritage gardens and artisan demonstrations such as candle-making, blacksmithing, sawmilling, and hearth cooking.

Metro Parks, Serving Summit County
More than 9,000 acres, with 13 developed parks, conservation areas, and more than 120 miles of trails, including three sections of the Towpath Trail. Four park units are within Cuyahoga Valley National Park: Furnace Run, Deep Lock Quarry, Hampton Hills, and O'Neil Woods. The F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm is nearby.

 
David Berger National Memorial Sculpture

David Berger National Memorial Sculpture

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Located in the Akron Area

Crown Point Ecology Center
The Center's 10-acre Certified Organic farm, woodlands, meadows, and wetland-pond ecosystem provide unique, sacred spaces to walk, to meditate, and to be inspired by creation. Everyone committed to restoring Earth and creating a sustainable society is welcome at Crown Point.

Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens
In 1898, F.A. Seiberling founded The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. Between 1912 and 1915, he and his wife, Gertrude, built their country estate and named it "Stan Hywet" (Old English for stone quarry) the property's most prominent natural feature. In 1957, the Seiberling family donated Stan Hywet to a non-profit organization so that the public could enjoy and experience a noteworthy chapter in American history.

Located in the Cleveland Area

David Berger National Memorial
This site honors the memory of David Berger, an American citizen who was one of 11 Israeli athletes killed at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, Germany. David had no expectations of winning a medal but joined the Israeli weightlifting team to realize his dream - a dream which ended tragically. The Memorial is dedicated to his memory and the memory of the ten other athletes.

James A. Garfield National Historic Site
James A. Garfield acquired this home in 1876 to accommodate his large family. Named Lawnfield by reporters, it was the site of the first successful front porch campaign which saw Garfield elected as 20th President of the United States in 1880. After Garfield's assassination, the Memorial Library wing was added by Mrs. Garfield - setting the precedent for presidential libraries.

 
First Ladies National Historic Site Library

First Ladies National Historic Site Library

NPS

Located in the Canton Area

First Ladies National Historic Site
Two properties, the home of First Lady Ida Saxton McKinley and the seven-story 1895 City National Bank Building, are preserved at this site, which honors the lives and accomplishments of First Ladies throughout history.

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.