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 »
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 »
Join Our Friends
The Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park (formerly called the Cuyahoga Valley National Park Association) is a nonprofit organization working to protect, support, and promote Cuyahoga Valley National Park. The Conservancy is built on a strong community tradition of protecting the valley and supporting Cuyahoga Valley National Park and is dedicated to providing quality educational programs.
The Conservancy works to enhance the Cuyahoga Valley National Park through programs, projects, and events such as the Environmental Education Center, Cuyahoga Valley Photographic Society, Lyceum lectures, concerts, and much more. You can be involved in the activities and events of the Conservancy by becoming a member. Please call (330) 657-2909 for details on how to become a member.
The Conservancy operates two retail stores within the park:
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."