Cuyahoga Valley National Park

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News in Cuyahoga Valley

Bald eagles return to Cuyahoga Valley National Park

February 8, 2012, 10:46 am
Bald eagles are back in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. The park reported that two adult birds were spotted Monday engaged in nesting activities in the Pinery Narrows area north of state Route 82 between Summit and Cuyahoga counties, and the immediate area around the nest is again off limits ...

Wanted: Park Rangers for Cuyahoga Valley National Park

January 23, 2012, 1:29 pm
Cuyahoga Valley National Park is seeking qualified teachers who would like to work as a park ranger this summer in the Teacher-Ranger-Teacher (TRT) program. The TRT program offers teachers eight weeks working in national parks across the country and developing lessons to connect their students to the park during ...

Ritchie Ledges Trail at Cuyahoga Valley National Park: The Place to Visit in Winter

January 12, 2012, 8:47 am
One of Cuyahoga Valley National Park’s (CVNP) special places is the Ritchie Ledges. Here in winter, you can enjoy rocky cliffs highlighted by ice, green hemlock trees contrasted against the stark winter forest and expansive views of the Cuyahoga Valley. Make this one of your destinations to discover the ...

Beaver Marsh teeming with life

November 11, 2011, 10:49 am
Throughout the year, the Beaver Marsh in Cuyahoga Valley National Park teems with life. Depending on the month, you may be serenaded by a choir of frogs, watch turtles swim among lily pads, glimpse a beaver nibbling on a willow branch or hear northern cardinals call from snowy trees. ...

Top Ten Park Train Rides

September 14, 2011, 12:13 pm
1.) Grand Canyon National Park - Grand Canyon Railway With the Arizona heat looming, hop the train to Grand Canyon National Park and enjoy the comfortable ride. The Grand Canyon Railway departs daily at 9:30 a.m. from Williams, Arizona, about 30 miles west of Flagstaff. The train travels almost due ...

Stanford House Lodging Facility Opens at Cuyahoga Valley National Park

June 15, 2011, 9:06 am
Cuyahoga Valley National Park, the tenth most visited national park in America, will soon be known for Stanford House – a facility for individuals, groups and school classes to stay overnight within the national park. Through a strategic partnership with the National Park Service (NPS) and the Conservancy for Cuyahoga ...

Blue Heron Day on Saturday in Cuyahoga Valley National Park

March 3, 2011, 9:36 am
Saturday the Cuyahoga Valley National Park will celebrate Great Blue Heron Day with Pancakes in the Park Celebration. The fourth annual event kicks off with an optional morning sunrise hike to the heronry at 8 a.m., then a tasty pancake breakfast with the birds. Afterward, you can explore the ...

Top Ten: Winter Weekend Getaways from the City

February 18, 2011, 8:22 am
Sometimes living in a big city can make nature seem so far away. In honor of Presidents Day, we’ve decided to compile a list of parks that are located close to major metropolitan areas and perfect for a winter weekend getaway. So strap on your snowshoes and grab your ...

Holidays in the Parks

December 16, 2010, 5:17 pm
If you’re looking for something to do this holiday season, look no further than our national parks! Celebrate the holidays by sharing in traditions handed down through the ages or make your own tradition. This holiday season discover a range of winter activities including fireside chats, winter caroling, backcountry ...

Park Profile: Cuyahoga Valley National Park

May 25, 2010, 5:00 pm
Located just outside of Cleveland and Akron, Cuyahoga Valley National Park offers an oasis from the environments that surround it. Since the region was dubbed a national park in 2000 it has grown in popularity and has become the 6th most visited national park in the United States. Named ...

Top 10 Parks of the Midwest

May 25, 2010, 9:00 am
With the alpine lakes of the west, the rolling hills of New England and the mangroves of the south, some people might overlook the Midwest as a prime destination for outdoor recreation. But the Midwest boasts some of the most beautiful lakeshores, prairies and rivers in the country. From ...

Bald eagles return to nest in Cuyahoga Valley

February 19, 2010, 11:50 am
Two bald eagles have returned to a nest in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. That led the National Park Service today to restrict access to the area near the nest along the Cuyahoga River north of state Route 82 in Cleveland Metroparks' Brecksville Reservation. The nest, on the west side of ...

Blossom land is acquired by Cuyahoga national park

November 3, 2009, 8:17 am
It was Christmas and a birthday rolled into one for the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Congress on Thursday approved $4 million to buy 635 undeveloped acres at Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls, eliminating one of the biggest threats to the 33,000-acre federal park. The land — with forests, meadows and ravines — will be ...

Survey finds Cuyahoga Valley National Park users want more trails; feds to study requests

October 6, 2009, 9:06 am
Many of the most avid users of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park are clamoring for more trails, especially for mountain bikes. It's possible that the National Park Service will grant those wishes, too -- but not for a few years, and only if its experts see no harm in expanding trails ...

Cuyahoga Valley National Park's fall schedule is online

August 31, 2009, 7:27 am
Cuyahoga Valley National Park’s Fall 2009 Schedule of Events is online at The event listing includes programs and activities in the park for September through  November. The printed schedule is available at all park visitor centers.An online calendar of events in the Cuyahoga Valley presented by CVNP, Cleveland ...