NPS Seeks Comment on Proposed Regulation for Off-Road Bicycle Trails
NPShas proposed a special regulation to designate and authorize off-road bicycle use on new trails constructed outside of developed areas in Cuyahoga Valley National Park. The public is invited to provide comment until Monday, December 15, 2014. More »
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 »
Leave No Trace
Leave No Trace Fosters a Cooperative Spirit of Stewardship.
What is Leave No Trace?
Leave No Trace challenges you to “…conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wild life therein and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations.” (National Park Service Mission)
Leave them unimpaired = Leave No Trace
Leave No Trace is also a universal education message and a national program led by the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics and adopted by the four federal land management agencies, many state and municipal agencies, and private nonprofit organizations.
Seven Principles of Leave No Trace:
Leave No Trace is the common denominator that leads us all towards the common goal of enjoying the outdoors responsibly.
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."