• Kendall Hills in summer bloom by Jeffrey Gibson

    Cuyahoga Valley

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  • Photographic Society Members' Show Rescheduled

    Thursday, August 14 Cuyahoga Valley Photographic Society Members' Show has been rescheduled to 7 p.m. on Thursday, August 21 at Hines Hill Conference Center.

  • 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 »

  • Road Closures

    Quick Rd is closed from Akron Peninsula Rd to Pine Hollow Trailhead in Peninsula, from Wednesday, 7/16, for 6 weeks. Detours posted. 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 »

Schedule Of Events

Schedule of Events
The Schedule of Events is produced quarterly and is the official schedule of Cuyahoga Valley National Park. It is available in several formats:

PDF Format:
Click here to view the Summer 2014 Schedule of Events.
(Events for June, July, and August)

Downloadable Calendars:
A downloadable summer 2014 schedule adds the entire schedule of events, or just the events you choose to your web based calendar, or the calendar on your mobile device. Instead of looking through a publication for offerings, all you'll need to do is check your calendar on your computer, tablet, or smartphone. It's free and easy. Click here for more information and instructions.

Click here to view the Fall 2014 Schedule of Events.
(Events for September, October, and November)

Printed Copies:
Pick up your FREE schedule at our visitor centers. Click here for hours.

 

Music & Arts in the Valley
Cuyahoga Valley National Park offers a diverse selection of cultural activities all year. From art to concerts to dancing, your park is the destination for interesting and fun activities.
Click here to go to the Music & Arts in the Valley page
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Event Calendars

Opportunities for exploring the park and its neighbors are numerous. Whether you want to join a hike, learn about wildlife, ride the train, or attend a concert, you can find that information here.

Ohio & Erie Canalway is a National Heritage Area - designated by Congress in 1996 - to help preserve and celebrate the rails, trails, landscapes, towns and sites that grew up along the first 110 miles of the canal. Click here to access this calendar.

Parknet Calendar below includes a comprehensive listing of events offered by the National Park Service at Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

 

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Events Upcoming for August

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  • Around the Ohio & Erie Canalway in 31 Days!

    Monday, August 18, 2014

    Test your regional knowledge. More

  • Around the Ohio & Erie Canalway in 31 Days!

    Tuesday, August 19, 2014

    Test your regional knowledge. More

  • Early Evening Hikes

    Tuesday, August 19, 2014

    Join a park ranger once a month for these moderately paced hikes. More

  • Cuyahoga Animals

    Tuesday, August 19, 2014

    Discover the many animals that call Cuyahoga Valley National Park home. More

  • Countryside U: Countryside Food Swaps

    Tuesday, August 19, 2014

    A place to benefit from a mutual exchange. More

  • Around the Ohio & Erie Canalway in 31 Days!

    Wednesday, August 20, 2014

    Test your regional knowledge. More

  • Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Summer Excursions

    Wednesday, August 20, 2014

    Immerse yourself in stories of nature and history as you ride through the Cuyahoga Valley. More

  • Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Bike Aboard!

    Wednesday, August 20, 2014

    Bike, the Towpath Trail in one direction, then hop on the train for a relaxing ride back to your car—or do it in reverse! More

  • Cuyahoga Valley Photographic Society

    Thursday, August 21, 2014

    CVPS sponsors monthly presentations by local, regional, and national photographers as well as workshops, photo walks, and an annual show. More

  • Around the Ohio & Erie Canalway in 31 Days!

    Thursday, August 21, 2014

    Test your regional knowledge. More

  • Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - “Day Out With Thomas”

    Thursday, August 21, 2014

    Enjoy a 35-minute train ride with Thomas the Tank Engine™. Meet Sir Topham Hatt and enjoy clowns, magicians, live music, storytelling, and other fun activities for young children. More

  • Dinner in the Valley

    Thursday, August 21, 2014

    Each month, Chef Larkin Rogers creates a delightful themed meal served in a unique park setting. More

  • Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Summer Excursions

    Thursday, August 21, 2014

    Immerse yourself in stories of nature and history as you ride through the Cuyahoga Valley. More

  • Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Bike Aboard!

    Thursday, August 21, 2014

    Bike, the Towpath Trail in one direction, then hop on the train for a relaxing ride back to your car—or do it in reverse! More

  • Countryside Farmers' Markets at Highland Square

    Thursday, August 21, 2014

    Come enjoy the local seasonal bounty at the Countryside Conservancy’s producers-only farmers’ markets. More

  • Around the Ohio & Erie Canalway in 31 Days!

    Friday, August 22, 2014

    Test your regional knowledge. More

  • Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - “Day Out With Thomas”

    Friday, August 22, 2014

    Enjoy a 35-minute train ride with Thomas the Tank Engine™. Meet Sir Topham Hatt and enjoy clowns, magicians, live music, storytelling, and other fun activities for young children. More

  • Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Summer Excursions

    Friday, August 22, 2014

    Immerse yourself in stories of nature and history as you ride through the Cuyahoga Valley. More

  • Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Bike Aboard!

    Friday, August 22, 2014

    Bike, the Towpath Trail in one direction, then hop on the train for a relaxing ride back to your car—or do it in reverse! More

  • Countryside Farmers` Market at Howe Meadow

    Saturday, August 23, 2014

    Come enjoy the local, seasonal bounty at the Countryside Conservancy’s producers-only farmers’ markets. More

  • Art @ M.D. Garage

    Saturday, August 23, 2014

    Free art exhibitions organized and coordinated by the Crooked River Gang. More

  • Around the Ohio & Erie Canalway in 31 Days!

    Saturday, August 23, 2014

    Test your regional knowledge. More

  • Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - “Day Out With Thomas”

    Saturday, August 23, 2014

    Enjoy a 35-minute train ride with Thomas the Tank Engine™. Meet Sir Topham Hatt and enjoy clowns, magicians, live music, storytelling, and other fun activities for young children. More

  • Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Summer Excursions

    Saturday, August 23, 2014

    Immerse yourself in stories of nature and history as you ride through the Cuyahoga Valley. More

  • Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Bike Aboard!

    Saturday, August 23, 2014

    Bike, the Towpath Trail in one direction, then hop on the train for a relaxing ride back to your car—or do it in reverse! More

  • Weekend Family Theatre in the Big Red Barn

    Saturday, August 23, 2014

    Canal Corners Farm & Market offers fun family entertainment. More

  • Volunteer Opportunity - Habitat Restoration

    Saturday, August 23, 2014

    Help park staff restore Cuyahoga Valley's ecosystem. More

  • Art @ M.D. Garage

    Sunday, August 24, 2014

    Free art exhibitions organized and coordinated by the Crooked River Gang. More

  • Around the Ohio & Erie Canalway in 31 Days!

    Sunday, August 24, 2014

    Test your regional knowledge. More

  • Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - “Day Out With Thomas”

    Sunday, August 24, 2014

    Enjoy a 35-minute train ride with Thomas the Tank Engine™. Meet Sir Topham Hatt and enjoy clowns, magicians, live music, storytelling, and other fun activities for young children. More

  • Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Summer Excursions

    Sunday, August 24, 2014

    Immerse yourself in stories of nature and history as you ride through the Cuyahoga Valley. More

  • Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Bike Aboard!

    Sunday, August 24, 2014

    Bike, the Towpath Trail in one direction, then hop on the train for a relaxing ride back to your car—or do it in reverse! More

  • Canalway Questing drop-in

    Sunday, August 24, 2014

    Stop by to chat about the Canalway Questing program. More

  • Weekend Family Theatre in the Big Red Barn

    Sunday, August 24, 2014

    Canal Corners Farm & Market offers fun family entertainment. More

  • Underground Railroad Walks

    Sunday, August 24, 2014

    Explore the complexities of the past. More

  • Around the Ohio & Erie Canalway in 31 Days!

    Monday, August 25, 2014

    Test your regional knowledge. More

  • Around the Ohio & Erie Canalway in 31 Days!

    Tuesday, August 26, 2014

    Test your regional knowledge. More

  • Around the Ohio & Erie Canalway in 31 Days!

    Wednesday, August 27, 2014

    Test your regional knowledge. More

  • Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Summer Excursions

    Wednesday, August 27, 2014

    Immerse yourself in stories of nature and history as you ride through the Cuyahoga Valley. More

  • Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Bike Aboard!

    Wednesday, August 27, 2014

    Bike, the Towpath Trail in one direction, then hop on the train for a relaxing ride back to your car—or do it in reverse! More

  • Around the Ohio & Erie Canalway in 31 Days!

    Thursday, August 28, 2014

    Test your regional knowledge. More

  • Civil War Lecture Series

    Thursday, August 28, 2014

    Listen to experts detail historical aspects of the Civil War. More

  • Contra Dances

    Thursday, August 28, 2014

    Become part of a living tradition in Cuyahoga Valley—contra dancing. More

  • Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Summer Excursions

    Thursday, August 28, 2014

    Immerse yourself in stories of nature and history as you ride through the Cuyahoga Valley. More

  • Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Bike Aboard!

    Thursday, August 28, 2014

    Bike, the Towpath Trail in one direction, then hop on the train for a relaxing ride back to your car—or do it in reverse! More

  • Countryside Farmers' Markets at Highland Square

    Thursday, August 28, 2014

    Come enjoy the local seasonal bounty at the Countryside Conservancy’s producers-only farmers’ markets. More

  • Around the Ohio & Erie Canalway in 31 Days!

    Friday, August 29, 2014

    Test your regional knowledge. More

  • Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Summer Excursions

    Friday, August 29, 2014

    Immerse yourself in stories of nature and history as you ride through the Cuyahoga Valley. More

  • Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Bike Aboard!

    Friday, August 29, 2014

    Bike, the Towpath Trail in one direction, then hop on the train for a relaxing ride back to your car—or do it in reverse! More

  • Countryside Farmers` Market at Howe Meadow

    Saturday, August 30, 2014

    Come enjoy the local, seasonal bounty at the Countryside Conservancy’s producers-only farmers’ markets. More

  • Art @ M.D. Garage

    Saturday, August 30, 2014

    Free art exhibitions organized and coordinated by the Crooked River Gang. More

  • Around the Ohio & Erie Canalway in 31 Days!

    Saturday, August 30, 2014

    Test your regional knowledge. More

  • Visit Hale Farm & Village

    Saturday, August 30, 2014

    Enjoy events at this living-history museum. More

  • Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Summer Excursions

    Saturday, August 30, 2014

    Immerse yourself in stories of nature and history as you ride through the Cuyahoga Valley. More

  • Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Bike Aboard!

    Saturday, August 30, 2014

    Bike, the Towpath Trail in one direction, then hop on the train for a relaxing ride back to your car—or do it in reverse! More

  • Peninsula Local Food Fest

    Saturday, August 30, 2014

    Eat, engage, and explore in a village-wide celebration! More

  • Art @ M.D. Garage

    Sunday, August 31, 2014

    Free art exhibitions organized and coordinated by the Crooked River Gang. More

  • Around the Ohio & Erie Canalway in 31 Days!

    Sunday, August 31, 2014

    Test your regional knowledge. More

  • Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Summer Excursions

    Sunday, August 31, 2014

    Immerse yourself in stories of nature and history as you ride through the Cuyahoga Valley. More

  • Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Bike Aboard!

    Sunday, August 31, 2014

    Bike, the Towpath Trail in one direction, then hop on the train for a relaxing ride back to your car—or do it in reverse! More

  • Explore Brandywine Falls

    Sunday, August 31, 2014

    Explore Brandywine Falls More

  • Canalway Questing

    Monday, September 1, 2014

    Set out on nearly 40 adventures—called quests—in the Ohio & Erie Canalway! More

Did You Know?

Image of Civilian Conservation Corps statue outside Happy Days Visitor Center.

During the Great Depression, the "boys of Company 567" of the Civilian Conservation Corps helped shape the landscape that would later become Cuyahoga Valley National Park by constructing buildings, playfields, and a lake, as well as planting over 100 acres of trees.