Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Trails in Cuyahoga Valley

Bike & Hike Trail

Through a partnership with Cleveland Metroparks and Metro Parks, Serving Summit County, this 16-mile trail borders Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP). Four trailhead locations give access to trail segments along the eastern boundary of CVNP. Other trailhead locations include areas both north and south of the national park. Call ...

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Boston Run Trail

The Boston Run Trailhead is located at the northeast corner of the main parking lot for Happy Days Visitor Center. This is a loop trail of 3.4-miles and rated as a moderate trek. It is recommended that skiers use the counterclockwise direction. From the edge of the open field, ...

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Cross-Country Trail

The Cross-Country Trail is a 2.5-mile moderate route through a series of woodland hills, old farmland, overgrown meadows, and lakeside slopes. Winding through a region east of Kendall Lake, users can enter the trail from the Kendall Lake Shelter off Truxell Road or from the Little Meadow parking area ...

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Forest Point Trail

This is an enjoyable walk for those dining at the CCC-era Octagon Picnic Shelter. The trail begins in the southwest corner of the open meadow, which is often used for a softball game or crochet match. The trail is an easy stroll of only 0.5-mile over level earthen path. ...

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Haskell Run Trail

Behind the Happy Day's Visitor Center staff and handicapped parking lot a very visible trailhead kiosk welcomes you to the well-worn 0.5-mile Haskell Run path that begins on a slender slice of land between the Haskell Run ravine and the Mater Dolorosa cemetery. It will take the average hiker ...

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Lake Trail

Lake Trail follows the perimeter of the CCC-built Kendall Lake. The hike is only a mile long over easy terrain. It's a good walk for families wanting to see a little wildlife yet not hiking far from civilization. The trail begins from behind the beautiful American chestnut picnic shelter. ...

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Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail

If anything says CVNP, it is the Towpath Trail, which follows the historic Ohio & Erie Canal route. Twenty miles of the trail occur in CVNP. The trail extends beyond the park into the Ohio & Erie Canalway. This fully accessible trail provides a delightful outing for people of ...

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Pine Grove Trail

Pine Grove Trail is an enjoyable 2.2-mile hike through the Virginia Kendall unit of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Named for the red and white pine plantation which it travels through, the trailhead is found in The Ledges region and more specifically, The Octagon Picnic Area. The trail beings at ...

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Salt Run Trail

The Salt Run Trail is a moderate to difficult hike traveling over 3.25 miles of woodland, meadow, and rugged hills. The footpath has two trailheads: one off Lake Trail on the farside of Kendall Lake and the other from the Pine Hollow parking area on Quick Road. It's an enjoyable ...

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The Buckeye Trail

The Buckeye Trail is a 1,450 miles (2,330 km) long-distance trail that loops around the state of Ohio. Part of it is on roads and part is separate trail. Road portions of the trail are gradually being relocated to separate trail. This trail passes through many of the most scenic ...

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The Ledges Trail

The Ledges Trail winds through yellow birch trees and eastern hemlocks to cliffs, fern covered ledges, and cool dripping springs. At Ice Box Cave, located along the trail, temperatures dip at least 20 degrees. There are benches along the trail, and it is a good spot for birdwatching. Scarlet ...

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Wetmore & Riding Run Bridle Trails

The Wetmore and Riding Run Bridal Trails in Cuyahoga Valley National Park are the result of tireless efforts of the Medina Chapter, Ohio Valley Trail Riders in cooperation with NPS. As a result, over 20 miles of equestrian trail provides the riding enthusiast with an adventure in the southern ...

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