Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Park Regulations & Safety


Permits for Weddings and Wedding Photography

Cuyahoga Valley National Park offers a variety of lovely settings for weddings. If you would like to have a wedding in the park or have your wedding photos taken here, you must first obtain a Special Use Permit for wedding-related activities. Call (440) 546-5941 to arrange a permit. You must call 14 or more days in advance in order to be considered for a wedding-related Special Use Permit. Please note: No wedding permits will be issued for the month of October.

The following rates apply for all wedding-related activities:

There are a variety of restrictions which apply to all wedding-related events. Please follow this link and read the restrictions carefully to be certain you are interested before calling.

Research and Collection Permits

If you are planning a university project and considering doing research in CVNP, please visit the NPS Research Permit and Reporting System. This page provides all you need to know about research & collection permit guidelines, requirements, restrictions, and online application procedures. In addition to the general NPS guidelines, there are now park-specific requirements when applying for a permit at CVNP.

If you are looking for possible PhD or masters degree research projects in CVNP, we can provide you with a catalog of research project suggestions. For more information call (330) 342-0763.