• 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, September 22 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

  • Multiple Days: 06/24/2014, 07/18/2014, 07/29/2014, 08/09/2014, 08/19/2014

    Location: Varies-see event details Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Boston Store Visitor Center Contact Phone Number: 330-657-2752

Cuyahoga Animals
On these evening adventures, we’ll discover the many animals that call Cuyahoga Valley National Park home.

Tuesdays, June 24, July 29, and August 19
Evening Marshlands
Explore a beaver marsh at dusk, a time when many animals are active. Join a park ranger for 2.25-mileroundtrip walk on the firm, flat Towpath Trail. Hunt House, 7 - 9 p.m.

Friday, July 18
Light Dancers
The lightning bug’s flash does more than light up the night. It is a mating signal that males and females send to each other. Join with Park Ranger Paul Motts to observe firefly light displays during their peak courtship time. Ira Trailhead, 9 - 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 9
Bat Flight
The Stanford Barn can be a great place to watch bats emerge in the early evening. Join Park Ranger Paul Motts for a short hike to see female bats with their young. Program will be cancelled if it rains. Boston Store Visitor Center, 7:15 - 10 p.m.