Partial Riverview Road Closure - Updated 11/20/13
Curb, guiderail, and paving work has started on Riverview Rd between Fitzwater and Brookside roads. The road is closed to northbound traffic but remains open southbound. Work is expected to be completed by the second week of December due to weather delays More »
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 »
Adopt-A-Trail Volunteer Program
Do you want to help out in your national park? The Adopt-a-Trail Program is an opportunity for people of all ages to assist the staff of Cuyahoga Valley National Park in maintaining safe and well-groomed trails by joining a group that takes responsibility for one trail. Help "sweep" the trail by picking up litter, trimming branches, clearing culverts, and reporting trail conditions. Ages 7 and up with a parent/guardian; ages 16 and up can volunteer without a parent/guardian and with a parent-guardian-signed Trail Worker Volunteer Agreement.See the trail sweep schedule below for more information.
Blue Hen Falls Trail crew meets at the Blue Hen Falls overflow parking lot, 2001 Boston Mills Road, Brecksville 44141. For sweep schedule call Mike Brittain at (330) 865-0794.
Boston Run Trail crew meets at the Happy Days Lodge parking lot, 500 West Streetsboro Road (SR 303), Peninsula 44264. Call Dave Herbster at (330) 666-2270.
Furnace Run Trail crew meets at the Everett Road Covered Bridge parking lot, 2370 Everett Road, Peninsula 44264. Call Kevin Tuttle at (330) 666-3822.
Haskell Run Trail crew meets at the Happy Days Lodge parking lot, 500 West Streetsboro Road (SR 303), Peninsula 44264. For sweep schedule call Joan Greenberg at (330) 338-6324. This trail is "kid friendly." Call Joan to schedule dates for younger scout groups.
Lake Trail/Cross Country Trail crew meets at Kendall Lake Shelter parking lot, 1000 Truxell Road, Peninsula 44264. Call Tom DiNardo at (330) 688-1767.
Old Carriage Trail crew meets at 714 Fieldcrest Court, Sagamore Hills 44067. Call Gene Wimmer at (330) 467-9593.
Pine Grove Trail/Forest Point Trail/Ledges Trail crew meets at the Octagon Shelter parking lot, 801 Truxell Road, Peninsula 44264. Call Bill O'Brien at (330) 622-0437.
Plateau Trail crew meets at the Oak Hill Trailhead parking lot, 3901 Oak Hill Road, Peninsula 44264. Call Dave Burgan at (330) 688-2568
Salt Run Trail crew meets at the Pine Hollow Trailhead parking lot, 5465 Quick Road, Peninsula 44264. Call Pete Allison at (330) 725-6097. First time volunteers, please call Pete to register.
Stanford Trail/Brandywine Gorge Trail crew meets at the Boston Store Visitor Center parking lot, 1548 Boston Mills Road, Peninsula 44264. Call Carol Lewanski at (216) 261-0307.
Tree Farm Trail crew meets at the Horseshoe Pond parking lot, 2075 Major Road, Peninsula 44264. Call Evan Nolan at (216) 407-6936.
Are you interested in adopting "your own" trail?
Are you looking for a group opportunity?
Cuyahoga Valley National Park Volunteer Program is co-managed by the National Park Service and the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park. To learn about volunteer opportunities please visit www.conservancyforcvnp.org or call (330) 657-2296.
Did You Know?
Cuyahoga Valley National Park's namesake river flows north and south. The Cuyahoga River begins its 100 mile journey in Geauga County, flows south to Cuyahoga Falls where it turns sharply north and flows through CVNP. American Indians referred to the U-shaped river as Cuyahoga or "crooked river."