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September 26, 2017
Temporarily Close Towpath Trail Section in Valley View
The temporary closure is necessary for public safety while a contractor paves the Towpath Trail.

July 28, 2017
Kids Ride Free on Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad in August
Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is offering a ‘Kids Rides Free’ special this August to celebrate our loyal passengers.

July 26, 2017
Cuyahoga Valley National Park Awarded Matching Funds for New Visitor Center
Cuyahoga Valley National Park Awarded $ 1.49 Million Matching Funds for New Visitor Center Centennial Challenge Program Awards Support Major National Park Projects

July 20, 2017
A Founding Father of National Park Passes Away
Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) is saddened to acknowledge the death of former U.S. Congressman, Ralph S. Regula, at the age of 92. Mr. Regula stands as one of the “founding fathers” of CVNP.

May 15, 2017
CVNP Summer 2017 Schedule of Events Now Available
The Summer 2017 Schedule of Events for Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) is now online at www.nps.gov/cuva/planyourvisit/calendar.htm. This event listing includes programs and activities throughout the park for the months of June, July, and August. The printed schedule is also available at Boston Store Visitor Center, located at 1550 Boston Mills Road, Peninsula 44264.

May 05, 2017
National Park Service to Temporarily Close Towpath Trail Section in Brecksville
The Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail will be closed south of the intersection of Highland Road for a distance of about 4,100 feet, 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday May 9 and Wednesday May 10. There will be no detour available.

April 21, 2017
Tourism to Cuyahoga Valley National Park creates $87 million in Economic Benefits
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that nearly 2.5 million visitors to Cuyahoga Valley National Park in 2016 spent nearly $70 million in communities near the park. That spending supported over 1,000 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of over $87 million.

April 18, 2017
Modern chamber group Alarm Will Sound to play in Cuyahoga Valley National Park
On Sunday, April 23, modern chamber group Alarm Will Sound will perform Ten Thousand Birds by John Luther Adams at Happy Days Lodge in Cuyahoga Valley National Park. The concert is hosted by the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park and the National Park Service and sponsored by the Ohio Arts Council.

April 13, 2017
Open House Provides Public Comment Opportunity for Boston Mills Visitor Center
The public is invited to an open house to view and comment on the plans for the new Boston Mills Visitor Center for Cuyahoga Valley National Park. It will be held from 3-6 p.m. on Monday, April 24, at Happy Days Lodge.

April 07, 2017
Cuyahoga Valley National Park Receives Education and Public Engagement Awards
Five park program leaders received awards from the National Park Service (NPS) for their achievements in Relevance in Education; and Relevance in Public Engagement and Resource Stewardship. The awards recognize staff members from among the country’s 417 national parks.

March 28, 2017
Americana Group Harpeth Rising to Play in Cuyahoga Valley National Park
On Friday, April 7, Americana group Harpeth Rising will play at Happy Days Lodge in Cuyahoga Valley National Park. The concert is hosted by the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park and the National Park Service and sponsored by the Ohio Arts Council.

March 16, 2017
Celtic group The Outside Track to play in Cuyahoga Valley National Park
On Friday, March 24, Celtic group The Outside Track will play at Happy Days Lodge in Cuyahoga Valley National Park. The concert is hosted by the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park and the National Park Service.

February 28, 2017
Archaeologist to Discuss History of Cuyahoga Valley
Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) and the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park are teaming up to host archaeologist Phil Wanyerka at Happy Days Lodge on Friday, March 10.

February 27, 2017
Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad Appoints Joseph Mazur as President and CEO
The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) today announces the appointment of Joe Mazur as its president and chief executive officer, effective March 21.

February 27, 2017
Bald Eagles Nest at Cuyahoga Valley National Park
A pair of bald eagles has once again returned and is actively tending to its nest within the Pinery Narrows area in Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP). To protect the eagles from human disturbance, the area surrounding the nest tree will be closed until July 31, 2017.

February 16, 2017
National Park's Spring Schedule of Events Now Available
The Spring 2017 Schedule of Events for Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) is now online at www.nps.gov/cuva/planyourvisit/calendar.htm. This event listing includes programs and activities throughout the park for the months of March, April, and May.

February 08, 2017
Appalachian Folk Duo Honey Dewdrops to Perform in Cuyahoga Valley
On Saturday, February 18, Appalachian folk duo the Honey Dewdrops will play at Happy Days Lodge in Cuyahoga Valley National Park for the first time. The concert is hosted by the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park and the National Park Service.

January 25, 2017
Historian to speak about racial and environmental issues in Cleveland
Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) and the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park are teaming up to host historian David Stradling at Happy Days Lodge on Saturday, February 25.

January 18, 2017
Local Songwriter to Perform in Cuyahoga Valley National Park
On Sunday, January 22, the soulful voice of Laurie Michelle Caner will fill the historic Hines Hill Conference Center in Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP). The concert is presented by the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park and the National Park Service.

January 18, 2017
Nature Conservancy Director to Speak About Art and National Parks
Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) and the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park are teaming up to host Terry Seidel, Director of Land Protection for The Nature Conservancy in Ohio, at Happy Days Lodge on Friday, January 27.

January 03, 2017
Cuyahoga Valley National Park Seeks Volunteer Ambassadors
Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) is seeking park enthusiasts for a number of public education and interpretive positions for 2017-2018. Park Ambassador volunteers have direct and regular interaction with park visitors through formal and informal presentations and interactions.

December 22, 2016
Cuyahoga Valley National Park to Open New Visitor Center in 2019
Cuyahoga Valley National Park will open a new Visitor Center in the village of Boston. The $5.9 million facility will help orient newcomers to the park, and connect locals to the its wide array of landscapes and programs.

December 21, 2016
Craig Kenkel Named Acting General Superintendent of Golden Gate National Recreation Area
Craig Kenkel, Superintendent of Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP), First Ladies National Historic Site, and James A. Garfield National Historic Site, has been appointed Acting General Superintendent of Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA).

November 14, 2016
Cleveland Selected as a Focus City for the Every Kid in a Park Program
Cuyahoga Valley National Park was selected to receive a $210,000 field trip grant from the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks, to support the Every Kid in a Park program.

October 05, 2016
Guitar duo Vignola and Raniolo returns to Cuyahoga Valley National Park
On Wednesday, October 12, heralded guitar pros Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo are performing in Cuyahoga Valley National Park, at the historic Happy Days Lodge.

October 05, 2016
Two Local Musicians Pair up for National Park Concert
On Sunday, October 16, master fiddler Ed Caner is joined by multi-instrumental Hal Walker for an intimate concert in Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP).

September 28, 2016
Towpath Trail Closed For 25th Annual Towpath Marathon
The Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail in Cuyahoga Valley National Park will be closed to the general public starting at dusk Saturday, October 8 until 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 9.

September 14, 2016
National Public Lands Day
Join your fellow volunteers in Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) to celebrate National Public Lands Day by preserving and serving public parks. At an upcoming day of service on Saturday, September 24th, volunteers will help with trail work and restoring native habitat.

September 11, 2016
National Park Service to Temporarily Close Towpath Trail Section in Valley View
The Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail will be closed 6:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 6 to 4:00 p.m. Friday, September 23 between Fitzwater Road and Frazee House in Valley View.

September 02, 2016
Towpath Trail Closure Valley View
The Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail will be closed 6:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 6 to 4:00 p.m. Friday, September 23 between Fitzwater Road and Frazee House in Valley View. There will be no detour available.

August 31, 2016
Public Meeting on Diversion Dam Project
Ohio EPA and The National Park Service will host a public open house on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016, to discuss the results of an environmental assessment regarding the Canal Diversion Dam in the Cuyahoga River, just north of the Station Road Bridge Trailhead at towpath mile marker 17 in Brecksville.

February 17, 2016
Cuyahoga Valley National Park Celebrates 100th Anniversary of National Park Service
Cuyahoga Valley National Park is inviting everybody to celebrate the National Park Service Centennial with more than 100 things to do – special concerts, picnics, and train rides, plus everyday activities like hiking, biking and more.

February 05, 2016
Bald Eagles Attempt to Nest at Cuyahoga Valley National Park
A pair of bald eagles has once again returned and is actively tending to its nest within the Pinery Narrows area in Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP). To protect the eagles from human disturbance, the area surrounding the nest tree will be closed until July 31, 2016.

January 29, 2016
Cuyahoga Valley National Park Remains Eleventh in Visitation
Visitation at America’s national parks broke all-time records in 2015 as the National Park Service has been celebrating its 2016 Centennial with a major push to encourage more visitors to experience their national parks.

Last updated: October 26, 2017

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