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 »
Presented by the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park and the National Park Service, this popular concert series will delight audiences again this summer. Admission: $20 general, $17 Conservancy members (includes a dessert reception). Subscription series prices vary. General seating. Advance sales are available until 3 p.m. on Friday for that Sunday’s show by calling 330-657-2909 ext. 100. Visit www.conservancyforcvnp.org to learn about series subscriptions.
Performances begin at 6:30 p.m. at Happy Days Lodge. Porch and grounds open at 5 p.m. for picnicking. On concert days, call the Cultural Arts Hotline at 330-650-4636 ext. 228 after 2 p.m. for ticket availability and severe weather cancellations.
Sunday, June 9
Balalaika virtuoso Oleg Kruglyakov and masterful pianist Terry Boyarsky team up for exuberant performances of soulful and passionate music featuring vocals and Russian percussion. Their extensive repertoire draws from folk and classical music, gypsy melodies, and Russian songs.
Sunday, July 7
River Bottom Quartet
A fresh twist on the tradition of brass chamber music, RBQ comprises the euphonium and baritone sections from River City Brass. The group uses various combinations of low brass instruments to bring listeners an unexpectedly unique experience.
Sunday, August 4
The Wind Machine With Helen Welch
This hot jazz saxophone section plays a balance of vintage and new arrangements. The group includes members of the Cleveland Jazz Orchestra joined by singer Helen Welch, one of the area’s most celebrated vocal divas.