• Kendall Hills in summer bloom by Jeffrey Gibson

    Cuyahoga Valley

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  • Trail Closures

    The Towpath Trail will be closed during the day at Bath Rd for repair, Mon-Tue, 7/21-7/22, between Ira and Bath roads for repair. No detour. Ira parking lot open. Valley Bridle Trail south of SR 303, across from golf course, is collapsed by river. Closed.

  • Quick Road Closure

    Quick Road is closed from Akron Peninsula Road to Pine Hollow Trailhead in Peninsula, from Wednesday, Ju7/16, for 6 weeks. Detours posted. More »

  • Riverview Road Repaving and Closure

    Riverview Rd is being repaved from the Cuyahoga-Summit Cty line to Peninsula through Mon, 9/15.Road is open with single lane closures. Riverview Rd is closed from Boston Mills Rd to the Cuyahoga Cty line starting Mon, 7/14 for for 3 weeks. Detours posted. More »

  • Brandywine Creek Foot Bridge Closed

    The footbridge that crosses over the Brandywine Creek on the Brandywine Gorge Trail is closed due to damage sustained during a recent storm. The trail remains open but there is no detour. Visitors will need to backtrack to get back to parking lot. More »

Event Details

  • Multiple Days: 09/22/2012, 10/13/2012, 10/21/2012, 11/03/2012

    Location: Provided upon registration. Fee Information: $8 child, $5 Conservancy members (unless otherwise noted). Contact Name: Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center Contact Phone Number: 800-642-3297 ext.100

Young children can discover and enjoy the natural world. Kids ages 4 - 6 attending three programs during this year-round series earn the 2012 CVNP Junior Ranger, Jr. badge--five programs earn a patch. Registration fees and policies are the same as for the Junior Ranger program. Program locations are given upon registration. A parent or guardian is required to
attend programs with participating children; no charge for adults. To register, call 800-642-3297 ext.100.

Saturday, September 22
Fabulous Fungus
Get ready to explore the world of fungus. How many colors can you find? Join us on a hunt to discover more about mushrooms and where they live. For ages 4 - 6. 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Saturday, October 13
Oh, Nuts!
Fall brings many changes to the valley, especially in the forest. Join a park ranger to hike among the trees, searching for their falling seeds. For ages 4 - 6. 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Sunday, October 21
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! For ages 4 - 6. 2 - 4 p.m.

Saturday, November 3
Creatures of the Night
What animals are creeping around in the dark? We'll investigate a pretend bat cave, listen to stories, and go on a hike in the park at night. No flashlights needed for this adventure. 6 - 8 p.m.