• Kendall Hills in summer bloom by Jeffrey Gibson

    Cuyahoga Valley

    National Park Ohio

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  • Temporary Bridge Installed at Brandywine Creek

    A temporary bridge has been installed over Brandywine Creek and visitors will be able to complete the Brandywine Gorge Trail, during good weather. The bridge may be flooded and impassable during heavy rains. Caution signs are in place. More »

  • Towpath Trail Closures

    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. Hines Hill Rd is closed from Tuesday, 7/29 through Tuesday, 8/12 for resurfacing from I271 to the Boston Township Line. 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 »

Camping & Lodging

Primitive Camping Site

©LYNETTE SPRAGUE-FALK

Camping in the Park

Primitive Campsites
Five primitive campsites are available to Towpath Trail and backcountry trail users from Memorial Day weekend through October 31.

Required Reservations Begin May 1
Contact the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Reservation Office, Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., at 330-657-2909 ext. 119.

Walk-up Campers
Check campsite availability at the Stanford House Office, daily, 4 - 7 p.m.

Fees
$20 per night, per campsite, six-person limit. Group rental is $100 per night for all campsites. Camping is limited to 10 nights per season. For more information call 330-657-2909 ext. 119 or visit www.conservancyforcvnp.org.

Other Towpath Trail Camping Opportunities
For Summit County, please call (330) 867-5511.
For Stark County, please call (330) 477-3552.


Recreational Vehicle Day Parking in the Park
CVNP does not have parking spaces designated for recreational vehicles but they can be parked in the larger parking spaces at Canal Exploration Center, Station Road Trailhead, Boston Store Overflow, Pine Hollow, Wetmore, Everett Covered Bridge, and Ira Trailhead parking lots. This parking is for day use only. Overnight RV parking is not allowed anywhere in CVNP.



 
Inn at Brandywine Falls

©TOM JONES

Lodging in the Park

Inn at Brandywine Falls
Open All Year
8230 Brandywine Road
Sagamore Hills, OH 44067
(330) 467-1812
www.innatbrandywinefalls.com

Overlooking Brandywine Falls (a 65-foot natural wonder) in Cuyahoga Valley National Park, this six-room bed and breakfast, built in 1848 is on the National Register of Historic Places. It has been luxuriously renovated and modernized but keeps its historic Greek Revival appearance and character. It is furnished in Ohio antiques and features quality amenities and gourmet foods. The Inn at Brandywine Falls provides easy access to Brandywine Falls and nearby hiking and biking trails.

 
Stanford House

NPS Ted Toth

Stanford House
Open All Year
6093 Stanford Road
Peninsula, OH 44264
(330) 657-2909

The remodeled house is available as a high-quality day or overnight use facility, and provides moderately priced overnight accommodations for park visitors in close proximity to numerous visitor amenities.

Stanford House Includes:
- Nine Bedrooms
- One limited mobility bedroom w/attached restroom ·
- Two community restrooms, each with two stalls and two
showers
- Self-service kitchen with high-quality appliances
- Comfortable community living room
- Rustic dining room
- Scenic park-grounds with trail accessibility and ample parking

Amenities include:
- Complimentary continental breakfast
- Wireless Internet access
- Beautiful picnic grounds
- Outdoor fire circle

In addition to individual room rentals, the entire facility may be rented for business meetings, overnight retreats, and family gatherings. To make reservations, please contact the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National park's reservations coordinator at (330) 657-2909 ext 119 or email us at info@cvnpa.org.

 

For further information on area lodging, please contact:
Akron/Summit Convention and Visitors Bureau
1 Cascade Plaza
Akron, OH 44308
(330) 374-7626

Positively Cleveland
The Higbee Building
100 Public Square
Suite 100
Cleveland, OH 44113-2290
(800) 321-1004

Did You Know?

Historic photo of canal boats along the Ohio & Erie Canal.

The Ohio & Erie Canal, which runs through Cuyahoga Valley National Park, was a 308-mile waterway connecting Lake Erie to the Ohio River. This transportation route, which influenced local and national prosperity, was dug entirely by hand by mostly German and Irish immigrants.