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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: 12/08/2013, 12/22/2013, 01/05/2014, 01/19/2014, 02/02/2014, 02/23/2014

    Location: Varies | Map Time: 9:00 AM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Boston Store Visitor Center Contact Phone Number: 330-657-2752

Winter Warm-ups
Winter hiking in CVNP offers beautiful scenery and wonderful recreational opportunities. Warm up as you explore CVNP's more challenging trails. Expect hills and unpaved surfaces. Sturdy shoes are recommended.  

Sunday, December 8
4.5 miles on the Salt Run and Lake trails. Kendall Lake Shelter, 9 - 10:30 a.m.  

Sunday, December 22
5.5 miles on the Buckeye and Deer Run trails. Ira Trailhead, 9 - 11 a.m. THIS IS HIKE IS CANCELLED, DUE TO FLOODING IN THE PARK. 

Sunday, January 5
5.5 miles on the Stanford and Brandywine Gorge trails. Boston Store Visitor Center, 9 - 11:30 a.m.  

Sunday, January 19

7 miles on the Ledges and Cross Country trails. Ledges Shelter, 9 a.m. - noon.  

Sunday, February 2
5 miles on the Perkins and Riding Run trails. Everett Road Covered Bridge, 9 - 11 a.m.  

Sunday, February 23
7 miles on the Buckeye and Valley trails. NPS Park Headquarters, 9 a.m. - noon.