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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: 03/02/2014, 05/04/2014

    Location: Location varies - see listing | Map Fee Information: $12 ages 3 and up Contact Name: Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad Contact Phone Number: 800-468-4070

CVSR Sunday Matinees
Spend a Sunday afternoon riding the rails through the Cuyahoga Valley, enjoying stories and fun with park rangers and volunteers. Two-hour round trip. Fee: $12 for ages 3 and up. To register, visit www.CVSR.com .

Sunday, March 2
The Great Train Robbery
Take a trip into the Wild West as we explore the advent of the railroad and the new generation of outlaws it spawned.
Akron Northside Station, 10:10 a.m.
Brecksville Station, 11:35 a.m.

Sunday, May 4
Join the Circus
Welcome to CVSR's very own version of the circus train. Faded images of the past tell tales of lion tamers, ringmasters, and acrobats traveling through Peninsula. Join us for a fun look at this former small-town tradition.
Akron Northside Station, 11:45 a.m.
Rockside Station, 1:45 p.m.