Valley Bridle Trail Partial Closure
A section of the Valley Bridle Trail is closed across from the Brandywine Golf Course. There is no estimate of when this section will be open. Please observe all trail closures. More »
Plateau Trail Partial Closure
The outer loop of the Plateau Trail is closed at the Valley Picnic Area junction for bridge repair. The bridge is now unsafe for pedestrian traffice due to accelerated erosion around the base. More »
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 »
Do Not Feed the Waterfowl and Birds!
Many people enjoy feeding waterfowl and birds, but the effects of this seemingly generous act can be harmful. Regular feeding can cause: unatural behavior, pollution, overcrowding, delayed migration, and poor nutrition and disease.
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 »
This page offers instructions and links so you can download any events calendar to your personal web based calendar or a calendar on your mobile device. This is a great way to stay informed about what's happening in the park without wasting paper.
The schedule of events is available below in its entirety, or in sections. This allows you to have more control of what populates your calendar. Download the entire schedule if you are interested in a variety of programs, or download the calendar based upon topics you find interesting, such as Hiking and Recreation, Scenic Railroad, Music and Art, and/or Nature and History.
At the bottom of this page are the instructions and the .ics files needed to sync the calendar. Most calendars require a simple copy and paste of the link below. With most web-based and mobile calendars, this format automatically updates when events are added or changed in the master calendar. This means you should only subscribe once, and all subsequent seasons of the schedule will automatically be added to your calendar. If updates are not automatically uploaded, please copy and paste the link each quarter to stay updated. When an actual file is needed, click on the link then save the file to your computer. This format does not automatically update so a quarterly update is necessary to stay informed of current park events.
Listed below are the instructions needed to sync the events calendar to some of the most popular web based calendars. If you can't find instructions for your preferred calendar, or if you have any issues downloading, please contact us.
AppleiCal - Mac:
Microsoft Outlook 2007 - Windows:
Microsoft Outlook 2010 - Windows:
Spring 2014 Schedule of Events:
Complete Spring 2014 Schedule of Events
Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park Events
Countryside Conservancy Events
Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad Events
Hiking & Recreation Events
If you experience any problems downloading our calendars, please contact park staff .
Did You Know?
The Ohio & Erie Canal, which runs through Cuyahoga Valley National Park, was a 308-mile waterway connecting Lake Erie to the Ohio River. This transportation route, which influenced local and national prosperity, was dug entirely by hand by mostly German and Irish immigrants.