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 »
04/19/2014Location: Program location is given upon registration. | Map Time: 12:00 PM to 2:30 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Phone Number: 330-642-3297ext. 100
National Junior Ranger Day
Join park rangers in celebrating Junior Rangers and kicking of National Park Week! Attend a free program in the morning (see below) followed by more afternoon fun. There will be a variety of activities with park rangers, including cake and ice cream, before we unveil the 2014 Junior Ranger badge design. Bring your collection of Junior Ranger badges and patches to compete for prizes. Ledges Shelter, noon - 2:30 p.m. the swearing-in ceremony is at 1 p.m.
Junior Ranger: Ledges Challenge
Learn what makes Cuyahoga Valley and other national parks so special. Hike the hilly, unpaved Ledges Trail then challenge your mind by playing NPS Trivia! For ages 7 - 12. 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Junior Ranger, Jr: Scales and Shells
Do you wonder why a snake sheds its skin? Or why a turtle has a shell? Young children can come learn about lifestyles of the cool, dry, and scaly. For ages 4 - 6. 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
A parent or guardian is required to attend programs with participating children.