Photos & Multimedia

Most images are copyrighted and the photographer has graciously granted limited use for non-commercial purposes. Click on individual photos for each photographer's name.

Many contributors are members of the Cuyahoga Valley Photographic Society. Visit their website for information about their members’ shows, workshops, photo walks, and annual contest.

More photos are available in the National Park Service digital library. To find our park’s images, do an advanced search using the keyword “Cuyahoga” plus your subject of interest (e.g., bird).


For photo requests and submissions visit our Press Kit page.


Hot Topics

Behind a fence of wood and metal is a large industrial waste dump. A crane and pulley reach the sky.
Removing Toxins at Krejci Dump

Learn about how one of the most polluted sites in the National Park Service was cleaned up by the responsible parties.

View down a rusting white metal truss bridge with a wooden floor spanning a muddy river.
Preserving the Station Road Bridge

The historic Station Road Bridge spans the Cuyahoga in Brecksville. In 2020-2021 it got a major makeover.

Aerial view of a green-brown river at the Canal Diversion Dam; colorful fall trees line the banks.
Removing the Dam

The Canal Diversion Dam was removed in 2020. This will improve water quality and pave the way for further restoration efforts.

People walking on the banks of a stream covered in straw and fabric. Sandbar with rocks forming.
Restoring Stanford Run

After a half-century of problems, Stanford Run was reconnected to the Cuyahoga River in 2019-2020.


Photo Galleries

A photo showing the stone stairs at the Ledges.
Places to Visit

View photo galleries of numerous destinations around Cuyahoga Valley.

A pair of river otters swimming at Beaver Marsh.

Get to know the wild animals that inhabit your national park.

A wide, gray trail with green trees and other plants on either side.
Towpath Trail

The Towpath Trail is a Cuyahoga Valley icon. This relatively flat trail is ideal for hikers and cyclists of all ages and abilities.

The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad train is coming around a corner.
Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad

CVSR is dedicated to the preservation of passenger rail transportation in Cuyahoga Valley and the historic Ohio & Erie Canalway.

Man with white hair in a tan suit stands in front of a waterfall surrounded by trees.
Congressman John F. Seiberling

U.S. Congressman John Seiberling’s work in wildlife preservation contributed to the nation and to creation of Cuyahoga Valley National Park.


Last updated: May 21, 2024

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