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Welcome to Cuyahoga Valley!

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Cuyahoga Valley National Park is open every day! If you are looking for the place to start planning a trip to the park, you have found it. Use the drop down menu to help plan your lodging, activities, and other needs to have a safe and enjoyable trip to the park.

 
1550 Boston Mills Road
Peninsula, OH 44264

Plane Cleveland Hopkins International Airport and Akron-Canton Regional Airport offer many daily flights to the area. Car rentals are available at both airports. Bus & Train Bus stations are located in downtown Cleveland and Akron. The Amtrak station is in downtown Cleveland. Car The park is easily accessible by car from all directions. A good place to start your visit is at Boston Store Visitor Center located at 1550 Boston Mills Road, Peninsula, Ohio 44264. (81° 33.512' W) (41° 15.803' N).

Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Cuyahoga Valley National Park is open everyday, 24 hours a day with the following exceptions: Virginia Kendall Ledges, Octagon, and Lake close from dusk until morning opening.

Standard Hours

  • Sunday: Open 24 hours
  • Monday: Open 24 hours
  • Tuesday: Open 24 hours
  • Wednesday: Open 24 hours
  • Thursday: Open 24 hours
  • Friday: Open 24 hours
  • Saturday: Open 24 hours

Spring's rain and warming temperatures bring new leaves on trees, blooming wildflowers, and visitors anxious get out on the trail. Summer temperatures range from 49 to 95 degrees F and can be humid. Dressing in layers is advisable. Fall temperatures can range from low 70s during the day to freezing during the night. Fall foliage often peaks in mid-October. Winter weather conditions can rapidly change, due to the lake effect snow from Lake Erie. Temperatures vary from mid-30s to below zero.

Entrance Fees:

Entrance - $0.00

There is no entrance fee.

Boston Store Visitor Center

Boston Store Visitor Center is a good place to start your visit at Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Meet park staff, get questions answered, and learn more about park scheduled events and places to visit. There is a short park video available upon request. You can pick up relevant brochures, maps, passport stamps, purchase park-themed merchandise, and America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Passes.

Canal Exploration Center

The park's newest attraction was once used as a tavern, a general store, a residence, and a park visitor center. This historic building now features in-depth, interactive Canal Era exhibits for children and adults.

Hunt House

Hunt House offers child-friendly nature exhibits, a rest area along the Towpath Trail, and information about nearby attractions.

 

Last updated: June 22, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

15610 Vaughn Road
Brecksville, OH 44141

Phone:

(330) 657-2752

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