• 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 »

Bookstore

Eastern National

Looking for a guide to the park's plants and animals? Searching for that perfect book about the history of Cuyahoga Valley National Park? Start your search at one of the bookstores located at visitor centers in the park.

Eastern National, the park's cooperating association, operates the bookstores at these park locations:

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

You can also purchase a limited selection of items directly from the Eastern National website.

Did You Know?

Drawing of a mule driver on the Ohio & Erie Canal.

A young James A. Garfield, 20th President of the United States, worked briefly as a mule boy on the Ohio & Erie Canal, an important cultural resource within Cuyahoga Valley National Park.