• Photo of the Beaver Marsh by Jeffrey Gibson.

    Cuyahoga Valley

    National Park Ohio

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  • Towpath Trail Closure

    Towpath Trail is closed from Mustill Store to Memorial Parkway for riverbank reinforcement. Detours posted. Closure will last 1 - 4 weeks into August. More »

  • 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 »

  • Riverview Road Repaving

    Riverview Rd is being repaved from the Cuyahoga-Summit Cty line to Peninsula through Mon, 9/15. Road is open but there are still delays due to construction. Allow extra time. 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.