Frequently Asked Questions

Does it cost anything to get into the park?

Entrance to Cuyahoga Valley National Park is free!

What time is the park and visitor center open and how do I get there?

Operating Hours & Seasons

How do I use the Towpath Trail?

Safety, Things to Know, Riding Your Bike, and History

Where can I ride my bike? Or rent a bike?

Biking in the Park

Where can I stay the night or camp?

Discover Camping and Lodging Nearby

Were can I park my RV?

Recreational Vehicle Parking

How can I take the Train?

All About the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad

Where can I hike? Are there trail maps?

Hiking Locations and Maps

Where can I take my boat, kayak, or canoe in the park?

Paddling the Park

Are dogs allowed in park buildings or on the trails?

Pets in the Park

Are horses allowed on any trails?

Bridle Trails

Do I need a permit for taking photos? Do I need reservations to use a shelter?

Special Use Permits, Shelter Reservations, and Permits

Can I purchase an America the Beautiful Pass at Cuyahoga Valley National Park?

Purchase a Pass

Where can I find more information about accessibility?

How the Park Can Serve You

How can I get a park brochure?

Email us at e-mail us

What activities are prohibited in the park?

We suggest reading though the Superintendent's Compendium and our Laws and Policies page.

How large is the park and when was it created?

Park Statistics

How can I get a job or volunteer with you?

Work or Volunteer

Last updated: August 27, 2021

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Mailing Address:

15610 Vaughn Road
Brecksville , OH 44141


440 717-3890

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