• Photo of the Beaver Marsh by Jeffrey Gibson.

    Cuyahoga Valley

    National Park Ohio

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  • Valley Picnic Area Park Lot CLosed - Plateau Trail Loop Affected

    Valley Picnic Area Parking Lot is closed for the replacement of the damaged culvert on the Plateau Trail, from dusk on Monday, September22 to 5 p.m., Thursday, October 2, 2014. Access to Plateau Trail is via the Oak Hill Trailhead. Loop unavailable.

  • 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

  • 04/19/2014

    Location: 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.