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 »
Multiple Days: 06/19/2013, 06/20/2013, 06/24/2013, 06/25/2013, 06/26/2013, 06/27/2013, 07/01/2013, 07/02/2013, 07/03/2013, 07/04/2013, 07/09/2013, 07/10/2013, 07/11/2013, 07/16/2013, 07/17/2013, 07/18/2013, 07/23/2013, 07/24/2013, 07/25/2013, 07/26/2013, 07/27/2013Location: Various Locations | Map Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Fee Information: free Contact Name: Park Ranger Brady Bourquin Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 440-343-7035
Get Up, Get Out & Go! (GGG) offers free outdoor recreational activities for kids ages 11 - 14 and their families to get out into their national park, Metro Parks, Serving Summit County, and Cleveland Metroparks. Activities include wilderness training, night hiking, cycling, and fishing. Regular programs are Mondays and Wednesdays in Cleveland and Tuesdays and Thursdays in Akron. Locations vary. 7 - 9 p.m. On Wednesday, July 24, there will be a Music in the Meadow concert with family activities beforehand.
Kids attending three GGG programs earn a 2013 Junior Ranger badge. Those attending eight will be eligible for a weekend campout.
Registration is encouraged.