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    Cuyahoga Valley

    National Park Ohio

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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: 09/04/2013, 09/18/2013, 10/02/2013, 10/16/2013, 10/30/2013

    Location: Various Locations | Map Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Boston Store Visitor Center Contact Phone Number: 330-657-2752

Join park rangers to explore autumn’s changes on these moderately paced hikes. Series trails pass through diverse park habitats.

Wednesday, September 4
3-mile hike on the hilly, unpaved Boston Run Trail. Happy Days Lodge (north parking lot), 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, September 18
2.75-mile hike on the rolling, unpaved Tree Farm Trail. Horseshoe Pond, 5:30 - 7 p.m.

Wednesday, October 2
1.5-mile stroll on the flat, firm Towpath Trail includes wildlife watching at Beaver Marsh. Ira Trailhead, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, October 16
5.5-mile hike on the hilly, unpaved Stanford and Brandywine trails. Boston Store Visitor Center, 6 - 8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, October 30
1.5-mile stroll on the flat, unpaved Oak Hill Trail. Oak Hill Trailhead, 6 - 7:30 p.m.