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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: 06/19/2013, 06/26/2013, 07/10/2013, 07/24/2013, 08/07/2013, 08/21/2013

    Location: Howe Meadow | Map Time: 5:30 PM Fee Information: Donations to support this series will be accepted at each event. Contact Name: Cultural Arts Hotline Contact Phone Number: 330-650-4636 ext. 228

Grab a blanket and a picnic dinner and bring your family to hear FREE music in the national park! The celebrations begin with lawn games and a musical craft. The concert series is presented by the National Park Service and the Conservancy for Cuyahoga National Park with promotional support by AudioTechnica and Woodsy's Music. Alcohol prohibited. Donations to support this series will be accepted at each event. Howe Meadow, 5:30 p.m. family activities, 6:30 p.m. concert begins.

Concerts are cancelled during severe weather. Call 330-650-4636 ext. 228 after 2 p.m. for an update.

Wednesday, August 7   ***Cancelled, due to inclement weather - it will not be rescheduled.
Cletus Black Revue
Fronted by an award-winning guitarist/vocalist, the five-piece Cletus Black Revue has been grabbing live audiences’ attention with their unique blend of rock, blues, jazz, and pop music for over a decade.

Wednesday, August 14***This rescheduled concert is from 6:15 to 8 p.m.
Boy=Girl
Jen Maurer, bandleader of Mo’ Mojo, and Paul Kovac, bandleader of Hillbilly IDOL, perform together as the fiery and original duo, Boy=Girl. Jen and Paul mix contemporary songs with traditional styles in performances ranging from subtle and intimate to full-on high gear.

Wednesday, August 21
The New Barleycorn
Raised in Ireland, band members John Delaney and Alec DeGabriele of The New Barleycorn present their live Irish show with vitality, passion, and a touch of humor. Singing and playing both contemporary folk and traditional Celtic songs and music, the duo have performed both together and separately around the world.