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    Cuyahoga Valley

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  • 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 »

Event Details

  • Multiple Days: 05/03/2014, 05/04/2014, 05/10/2014, 05/11/2014, 05/17/2014, 05/18/2014, 05/23/2014, 05/24/2014, 05/25/2014, 05/31/2014

    Location: Varies-See Description | Map Fee Information: $12 person ages 3 and older Contact Name: Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad Contact Phone Number: 800-468-4070

CVSR May Excursions
Except for the Canal Explorer, which begins on Saturday, May 17, May excursions run on Saturdays and Sundays as well as Friday, May 23. No service on Memorial Day. Fee: $12 per person ages 3 and older (includes the Voices of the Valley tour). For details or to register, visit www.CVSR.com .

National Park Scenic
Stay on board for a leisurely round trip traveling the length of CVNP. 
Rockside Station, 10 a.m. and 1:45 p.m. 
Akron Northside Station, 11:45 a.m.

Canal Explorer - Begins May 17
Ride to the new Canal Exploration Center on May 17 for a 50-minute layover, and enjoy our grand opening festivities. Regular excursions continue on Saturdays and Sundays during May. 
Peninsula Depot, 12:30 p.m.

Peninsula Explorer
Ride the rails, hike the Towpath Trail, and enjoy lunch or shopping in the historic Village of Peninsula.
Rockside Station, 10 a.m. and 1:45 p.m.
Akron Northside Station, 11:45 a.m.

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