Fees & Passes

Entrance Fees
Entrance to the park is free! While there is no official entrance fee at Cuyahoga Valley National Park, we encourage all visitors to support the park by donating to our friends group, the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park.Click on this link to learn more.

Activity Fees
Cuyahoga Valley National Park charges admission to most concerts and some additional programs.

Reservable Facilities
Cuyahoga Valley National Park has several facilities available for public rentals that can accommodate a variety of activities. For reservations contact the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park at (330) 657-2909 ext. 119. For more information visit the facilities web page.

Reservable Picnic Shelters
The Ledges and Octagon Shelters in the Virginia Kendall Area are reservable by visiting the on-line national reservation system, www.recreation.gov and paying with a credit card.

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America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass
Visitors may purchase the America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass Annual, Senior, and Access passes at Boston Store Visitor Center. While these passes are not needed for a visit to Cuyahoga Valley National Park, these passes are accepted for entrance fees as well as some expanded amenity fees at other National Park Service areas as well as many other Federal lands across the country.

  • Annual Pass - $80 (Good for 12 months)
  • Annual Pass for U.S. Military - Free (Good for duration of military duty)
  • Senior Pass - $10.00 lifetime pass for U.S. citizens 62 years and older
  • Access Pass - Free lifetime pass for permanently disabled U.S. citizens
  • Volunteer Pass - Annual Pass awarded to volunteers whocontribute 250 or more hours

Call Boston Store Visitor Center at 330-657-2752 or visit www.nps.gov/findapark/passes.htm for detailed information and eligibility requirements for specific passes.

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Annual 4th Grade Pass
  • Available to U.S. 4th graders (including home-schooled and free-choice learners 10 years of age) with a valid Every Kid in a Park paper voucher.
  • The pass is valid for the duration of the 4th grade school year through the following summer (September -August).
  • Paper vouchers can be obtained by visiting the Every Kid in a Park website and can be exchanged for the Annual 4th Grade Pass at Federal recreation sites that charge Entrance or Standard Amenity fees.
  • Digital versions of the voucher (such as on smart phones or tablets) will not be accepted to exchange for an Annual 4th Grade Pass.
  • The pass is non-transferable.
  • Educators can also be involved! Learn more at the Every Kid in a Park website.
Additional Details about the Annual 4th Grade Pass

Last updated: September 3, 2015

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Mailing Address:

15610 Vaughn Road
Brecksville, OH 44141


(330) 657-2752

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