• Photo of the Beaver Marsh by Jeffrey Gibson.

    Cuyahoga Valley

    National Park Ohio

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  • Valley Picnic Area Park Lot CLosed - Plateau Trail Loop Affected

    Valley Picnic Area Parking Lot is closed for the replacement of the damaged culvert on the Plateau Trail, from dusk on Monday, September 22 to 5 p.m., Thursday, October 2, 2014. Access to Plateau Trail is via the Oak Hill Trailhead. Loop unavailable.

  • 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 »

Park Addresses and GPS Coordinates

GPS users will find coordinates for many popular park locations in the chart below. When using your GPS to navigate about the park, please keep these suggestions in mind:

  • Obey all posted signs and park regulations.
  • Don't blindly follow your GPS! It may know where to go but not necessarily the best way to get there.
  • An electronic device is no substitute for common sense.
  • Be wary of accidentally travelling on private lands in order to access public areas.
  • Good luck and have fun exploring Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

Akron Northside Boarding Station: 27 Ridge Street, Akron 44236 (81° 30.882' W) (41° 5.347' N)

Armington Pond: 4901 Quick Road, Peninsula 44264 (81° 31.018' W) (41° 12.237' N)

Bath Road Heronry: On Bath Road between Akron Peninsula and Riverview roads, Akron 44067 (81° 34.282' W) (41° 9.783' N)

Beaver Marsh on the Towpath: 3801 Riverview Road, Peninsula 44264 (81° 34.817' W) (41° 11.201' N)

Bike and Hike Trailhead: 315 Boston Mills Road, Boston Heights 44236 (81° 31.133' W) (41° 15.302' N)

Blue Hen Falls Trailhead: 2001 Boston Mills Road, Boston Township 44236 (81° 34.362' W) (41° 15.378' N)

Boston Mill Boarding Station: intersection of Boston Mills and Riverview roads, Peninsula 44264 (81° 33.668' W) (41° 15.774' N)

Boston Run Trailhead: 501 West Streetsboro Road, Boston Heights 44236 (81° 30.422' W) (41° 13.873' N)

Boston Store Visitor Center (main visitor center): 1550 Boston Mills Road, Peninsula 44264 (81° 33.512' W) (41° 15.803' N)

Boston Trailhead: 1508 Boston Mills Road, Peninsula 44264 (81° 33.419' W) (41° 15.814' N)

Botzum Trailhead and Boarding Station: 2928 Riverview Road, Akron 44067 (81° 34.413' W) (41° 9.493' N)

Brandywine Falls: 8176 Brandywine Road, Sagamore Hills 44067 (81° 32.264' W) (41° 16.580' N)

Brecksville Boarding Station: 13512 Station Road, Brecksville 44141 (81° 35.281' W) (41° 19.141' N)

Buckeye Trailhead at Jaite: 15711 Vaughn Road, Brecksville 44141 (81° 34.304' W) (41° 17.318' N)

Canal Exploration Center and Canal Boarding Station: 7104 Canal Road, Valley View 44125 (81° 36.805' W) (41° 22.355' N)

Canton Boarding Station: 1315 Tuscarawas Street, Canton 44702 (81° 23.252' W) (40° 48.091' N)

Columbia Run Picnic Area: 7492 Riverview Road, Peninsula 44264 (81° 34.094' W) (41° 16.500' N)

Crowfoot Gully Picnic Area: 5365 Quick Road, Peninsula 44264 (81° 31.785' W) (41° 12.659' N)

Cuyahoga Valley National Park Headquarters: 15610 Vaughn Road, Brecksville 44141 (81° 34.408' W) (41° 17.310' N)

Everett Covered Bridge: 2370 Everett Road, Peninsula 44264 (81° 35.08' W) (41° 12.22' N)

Forest Point Trailhead at the Octagon: 499 Kendall Park Road, Peninsula 44264 (81°31.013' W) (41° 13.535' N)

Frazee House and Trailhead: 7733 Canal Road, Valley View 44125 (81° 35.544' W) (41° 21.155' N)

Happy Days Lodge: 500 West Streetsboro Road, Peninsula 44264 (81° 30.499' W) (41° 13.859' N)

Horseshoe Pond: 2075 Major Road, Peninsula 44264 (81° 34.116' W) (41° 13.992' N)

Howe Meadow: 4040 Riverview Road, Peninsula 44264 (81° 34.912' W) (41° 11.359' N)

Hunt House: 2054 Bolanz Road, Peninsula 44264 (81° 34.319' W) (41° 12.026' N)

Indigo Lake and Boarding Station: 4300 Riverview Road, Peninsula 44264 (81° 34.762' W) (41° 11.635' N)

Ira Trailhead: 3801 Riverview Road, Peninsula 44264 (81° 35.001' W) (41° 11.075' N)

Kendall Lake Shelter/ Winter Sports Center: Truxell/ Kendall Lake Road, 2 miles west of Akron Cleveland Road, Peninsula 44264 (81° 31.494' W) (41° 13.048' N)

Ledges Shelter and Trailhead: Truxell Road / Kendall Park Road, 1 mile west of Akron Cleveland Road, Peninsula 44264 (81° 30.652' W) (41° 13.137' N)

Little Meadow and Cross Country Trailhead: 5249 Quick Road, Peninsula 44264 (81° 31.641' W) (41° 12.560' N)

Lock 29 Trailhead on the Towpath: 1648 Mill Street, Peninsula 44264 (81° 33.022' W) (41° 14.589' N)

Lock 39 Trailhead on the Towpath: 8000 Rockside Road, Independence 44131 (81° 37.704' W) (41° 23.566' N)

Maplewood Picnic Area: 4631 Akron-Peninsula Road, Peninsula 44264 (81° 33.671' W) (41° 12.410' N)

NPS Park Headquarters - Administrative Offices: 15610 Vaughn Road, intersection of Vaughn and Riverview Roads, Brecksville 44141

Oak Hill and Plateau Trailheads: 3901 Oak Hill Road, Peninsula 44264 (81° 34.967' W) (41° 13.208' N)

Octagon Shelter: Truxell / Kendall Park Road, 1.5 miles west of Akron Cleveland Road, Peninsula 44264 (81° 30.907' W) (41° 13.169' N)

Peninsula Depot Visitor Center: 1630 Mill Street, Peninsula 44264 (81° 32.947' W) (41° 14.535' N)

Pine Grove Trailhead at the Octagon: 499 Kendall Park Road, Peninsula 44264 (81° 30.818' W) (41° 13.561' N)

Pine Hollow and Salt Run Trailhead: 5465 Quick Road, Peninsula 44264 (81° 31.845' W) (41° 12.726' N)

Pine Lane Trailhead: 1281 Pine Lane, Peninsula 44264 (81° 32.321' W) (41° 14.362' N)

Prinz Pavilion at Horseshoe Pond: 2075 Major Road, Peninsula 44264 (81° 34.163' W) (41° 14.061' N)

Red Lock Trailhead on the Towpath: 1175 Highland Road, Sagamore Hills 44067 (81° 33.801' W) (41° 17.347' N)

Rockside Boarding Station: 7900 Old Rockside Road, Independence 44131 (81° 37.847' W) (41° 23.560' N)

Sagamore Grove Picnic Area: Sagamore Road, Walton Hills 44146 (81° 35.120' W) (41° 21.160' N)

Salt Run Trailhead at Pine Hollow: 5465 Quick Road, Peninsula 44264 (81° 31.927' W) (41° 12.879' N)

Stanford House and Trailhead: 6093 Stanford Road, Peninsula 44264 (81° 33.414' W) (41° 16.233' N)

Station Road Bridge Trailhead: at the Towpath 13513 Station Road, Brecksville 44141 (81° 35.265' W) (41° 19.119' N)

Terra Vista: 11400 Tinkers Creek Road, Valley View 44125 (81° 36.384' W) (41° 22.016' N)

Tilden House: 2309 Stine Road, Peninsula 44264 (81° 35.231' W) (41° 14.782' N)

Tree Farm Trailhead: 2075 Major Road, Peninsula 44264 (81° 34.130' W) (41° 14.014' N)

Valley Picnic Area and Plateau Trailhead: 5530 Riverview Road, Peninsula 44264 (81° 33.466' W) (41° 13.467' N)

Virginia Kendall Lake and Cross Country Trailhead: 1000 Kendall Lake Road, Peninsula 44264 (81° 31.494' W) (41° 13.048' N)

Volunteer Center/ Savacoal House: 5795 Stanford Road, Peninsula 44264 (81° 33.473' W) (41° 15.818' N)

Wetmore Trailhead: 4653 Wetmore Road, Peninsula 44264 (81° 32.736' W) (41° 12.718' N)

Did You Know?

Historic photo of canal boat on the Ohio & Erie Canal.

Lock 27 along the Ohio & Erie Canal became known as Johnnycake Lock after several boats ran aground due to flooding. While stranded, supplies ran low and canal passengers and crew ate only corn meal pancakes, known as "johnnycakes".