• Photo of the Beaver Marsh by Jeffrey Gibson.

    Cuyahoga Valley

    National Park Ohio

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  • NPS Seeks Comment on Proposed Regulation for Off-Road Bicycle Trails

    NPShas proposed a special regulation to designate and authorize off-road bicycle use on new trails constructed outside of developed areas in Cuyahoga Valley National Park. The public is invited to provide comment until Monday, December 15, 2014. More »

  • Other Closures

    Valley Bridle Trail south of SR 303, across from golf course, is collapsed by river. Hard closure. Plateau Trail Bridge, north of Valley Picnic Area is closed. No detours. Plateau & Oak Hill trails are open. More »

Event Details

  • Multiple Days: 06/13/2013, 06/20/2013, 06/21/2013, 06/28/2013, 07/02/2013, 07/05/2013, 07/08/2013, 07/11/2013, 07/18/2013, 07/26/2013, 07/31/2013, 08/06/2013, 08/08/2013

    Location: Given Upon Registration | Map Fee Information: See description Contact Name: Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center Contact Phone Number: 800-642-3297 ext. 100

Young children ages 4 - 6 attending two programs earn a CVNP Junior Ranger badge—four programs earn a patch. Program locations are given upon registration. Fee: $8 per child, $5 Conservancy members (unless otherwise noted). A parent or guardian is required to attend programs with participating children; no charge for adults except on train programs. To register call 800-642-3297 ext. 100.

Thursday, June 13 or Tuesday, August 6
What Do You See?
We’ll read Bill Martin, Jr.’s beloved Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? Afterward we’ll take a forest hike. Children will make their own versions of the book. 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Thursday, June 20, or Fridays, June 28 or July 26
Who’s Hiding?
Who lives in these woods? We’ll search together for animal homes, tracks, scat, and other signs of forest critters. These clues reveal how animals survive in the woods. 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Friday, June 21, Thursday, July 18, or Wednesday, July 31
Really Big Rocks
Step into a wondrous place of huge rocks, evergreens, and moss. A hike below the Ledges is always special. How were these rocks made? Do they change? Come find out! 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Tuesday, July 2 or Monday, July 8
Bring on the Birds!
Feathers, beaks, eggs, and nests—these are some of the cool things about birds. Take a short hike with a park ranger to find some of CVNP’s feathered friends and explore the world of birds. 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Friday, July 5 or Thursday, August 8
Come Hide with Me
Explore the natural world of hide and seek. Learn which animals are well camouflaged and how this helps them to survive. Enjoy games, activities, and a short hike. 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Thursday, July 11
Deer Ears
Use your senses on this fun-filled train ride to explore the five senses and how they help park wildlife to survive. Can you hear as well as a deer? Is your nose as good as a coyote’s? Are your eyes as sharp as an owl’s? Pack a lunch. Fee: $15 per child, $12 Conservancy members, $6 per additional passenger. 9:20 a.m. - 11:25 a.m.