Kids Ride Free on Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad in August

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Date: July 28, 2017
Contact: Taylor Nickel, Communications Manager, 330-439-6193

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is offering a ‘Kids Rides Free’ special this August to celebrate our loyal passengers.
Starting Tuesday, August 1, for every adult National Park Scenic coach ticket ($15), a child's (ages 3 - 12) National Park Scenic coach ticket is free. 
The ‘Kids Ride Free’ special runs Tuesdays-Fridays in August. Weekends do not apply. The special ends on Thursday, August 31. This discount is limited to 3 free child coach tickets per household or group. Passengers are required to purchase any additional child coach tickets exceeding the 3 free child coach ticket limit. 
The National Park Scenic Coach Ticket is an all-day pass, so families can get off the train and explore the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. One round trip is approximately three hours long. The train travels northbound and southbound throughout the day from Rockside station in Independence to Akron Northside station.
Purchase tickets in advance at, by phone at 1-800-468-4070,  or at Rockside station, Peninsula depot, or Akron Northside station 30 minutes prior to departure. Availability may be limited. Tickets are sold on a first-come, first-served basis.
Please note that this offer only applies to National Park Scenic coach tickets. All children must be accompanied by an adult. This offer is valid only for the month of August and cannot be applied with any other discount or offer. Not valid for upgrades.
Please visit for more information on departure times and locations.
Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) is a private sector, not-for-profit 501(c)(3) volunteer supported organization operating in partnership with Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) and is dedicated to the preservation of passenger rail transportation in Cuyahoga Valley and the historic Ohio & Erie Canalway. CVSR has been providing excursion rail service for 42 years. For more information about the railroad, visit     
Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) encompasses 33,000 acres along the Cuyahoga River between Cleveland and Akron, Ohio. Managed by the National Park Service, CVNP combines cultural, historical, recreational, and natural activities in one setting. For more information visit or call 330-657-2752.


Last updated: August 3, 2017

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