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    Cuyahoga Valley

    National Park Ohio

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  • Valley Bridle Trail Partial Closure

    A section of the Valley Bridle Trail is closed across from the Brandywine Golf Course. There is no estimate of when this section will be open. Please observe all trail closures. More »

  • Plateau Trail Partial Closure

    The outer loop of the Plateau Trail is closed at the Valley Picnic Area junction for bridge repair. The bridge is now unsafe for pedestrian traffice due to accelerated erosion around the base. More »

  • Bald Eagle Closure in Effect Until July 31, 2014

    Returning bald eagles are actively tending to last year's nest within the Pinery Narrows area in CVNP. To protect the eagles from human disturbance, the area surrounding the nest tree will be closed until July 31, 2014. More »

  • Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) Bridge Construction Closures

    Rockside and Canal Visitor Center boarding sites will be closed through Apr 27. From Jan 18 - Mar 16, CVSR will operate between Akron Northside and Brecksville stations. From Mar 22 - Apr, CVSR will operate between Akron Northside and Peninsula. More »

  • Do Not Feed the Waterfowl and Birds!

    Many people enjoy feeding waterfowl and birds, but the effects of this seemingly generous act can be harmful. Regular feeding can cause: unatural behavior, pollution, overcrowding, delayed migration, and poor nutrition and disease.

  • Closure on Fishing Will Remain in Effect for Virginia Kendall Lake

    Due to the government shutdown, we were unable to survey the fish community in VK Lake as scheduled. Our survey partners (ODNR) will not be able to get into the lake until early spring of 2014. Therefore, the closure on fishing will remain in effect. More »

Passport Stamps

National Park passport books, sold by Eastern National, provide a place for park visitors to collect National Park Passport Stamps. These cancellation stamps serve as a record of each park visit.

Get your Cuyahoga Valley National Park and related Passport Stamps at the following locations listed below. Click here for operating hours and seasons.


Brecksville Passport Stamp

  • Boston Store Visitor Center, 1508 Boston Mills Road, Peninsula 44264 (81° 33.419' W) (41° 15.814' N).

Cuyahoga Valley National Park Passport Stamp

  • Boston Store Visitor Center, 1508 Boston Mills Road, Peninsula 44264 (81° 33.419' W) (41° 15.814' N).
  • Canal Visitor Center, 7104 Canal Road, Valley View 44125 (81° 36.805' W) (41° 22.355' N).
    Please note Canal Visitor Center is closed until early 2014. This stamp is temporarily available at Boston Store Visitor Center.
  • Hunt Farm Visitor Center, 2045 Bolanz Road, Cuyahoga Falls 44264 (81° 34.319' W) (41° 12.026' N).
  • Park Place in Peninsula Store, 1593 Main Street, Peninsula 44264.
  • Peninsula Depot, 1630 Mill Street, Peninsula 44264 (81° 32.947' W) (41° 14.535' N).
  • Trail Mix Store (open seasonally), 1565 Boston Mills Road, Peninsula 44264 (81° 33.512' W) (41° 15.803' N).

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad Passport Stamp

  • Akron (on the Train)
  • Canton (on the Train)
  • Peninsula (on the Train)
  • Peninsula Depot Visitor Center, 1630 Mill Street, Peninsula 44264 (81° 32.947' W) (41° 14.535' N).

National Park Service 25th Anniversary Passport Stamp
This stamp recognizes the 25th anniversary of the passport program.

  • Boston Store Visitor Center, 1550 Boston Mills Road, Peninsula 44264 (81° 33.512' W) (41° 15.803' N).

Ohio & Erie Canalway Passport Stamp

  • Boston Store Visitor Center, 1550 Boston Mills Road, Peninsula 44264 (81° 33.512' W) (41° 15.803' N).
  • Canal Visitor Center, 7104 Canal Road, Valley View 44125 (81° 36.805' W) (41° 22.355' N).
    Please note Canal Visitor Center is closed until early 2014. This stamp is temporarily available at Boston Store Visitor Center.
  • Hunt Farm Visitor Center, 2045 Bolanz Road, Cuyahoga Falls 44264 (81° 34.319' W) (41° 12.026' N).
  • Peninsula Depot Visitor Center, 1630 Mill Street, Peninsula 44264 (81° 32.947' W) (41° 14.535' N).

Underground Railroad Passport Stamp

  • Boston Store Visitor Center, 1550 Boston Mills Road, Peninsula 44264 (81° 33.512' W) (41° 15.803' N).

Did You Know?

Image courtesy of Cleveland Museum of Natural History

American Indians in the Cuyahoga Valley were influenced by the Hopewell Culture, which created large mound complexes in central Ohio from 100 B.C. – A.D. 500? In the Cuyahoga Valley, American Indians built small mounds rather than large ceremonial centers.