• Photo of the Beaver Marsh by Jeffrey Gibson.

    Cuyahoga Valley

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  • NPS Seeks Comment on Proposed Regulation for Off-Road Bicycle Trails

    NPShas proposed a special regulation to designate and authorize off-road bicycle use on new trails constructed outside of developed areas in Cuyahoga Valley National Park. The public is invited to provide comment until Monday, December 15, 2014. 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 »

For Kids

Kids' programs are available throughout the year. Check out the For Kids pages of the quarterly Schedule of Events for specific listings, and visit our main kids' page for Junior Ranger and Junior Ranger, Jr. information.

Kids of all ages can take part in our Junior Ranger Program to learn more about Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Complete fun activities to earn a Junior Range badge or patch. Content and number of activities vary based on age. Get the free Junior Ranger Handbook or Junior Ranger, Jr. activity cards from park visitor centers.

Did You Know?

Water lilies in beaver marsh area of Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Photo by NPS volunteer John Catalano.

Beaver in Cuyahoga Valley National Park impounded water to create a rich, diverse wetland in an area that was once an automobile junk yard? The area is now home to herons, turtles, amphibians, beavers, muskrats, otters, and many aquatic plants.