Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Though a short distance from the urban areas of Cleveland and Akron, Cuyahoga Valley National Park seems worlds away. The park is a refuge for native plants and wildlife, and provides routes of discovery for visitors. The winding Cuyahoga River gives way to deep forests, rolling hills, and open farmlands. Walk or ride the Towpath Trail to follow the historic route of the Ohio & Erie Canal. Read More

New Boston Mill Visitor Center

New Boston Mill Visitor Center

The new Boston Mill Visitor Center will serve as a central, destination for visitors to plan their journeys in the park.



Stay up to date with what's going on in your national park. The calendar includes park and partner events.

Two people look through binoculars at some birds. (c) Sarah Guren


Learn about camping opportunities in and around the park.

Operating Hours and Seasons

Operating Hours and Seasons

Some areas close at dusk. The remaining areas are open 24 hours.

Ranger with visitors on a hike at the beaver marsh.

Plan Your Visit

There's so much to do in your national park! Whether you're coming for a day or a week, there's something to fit everyone's interests.

Fees & Passes

Fees & Passes

Entrance to the park is free. Passes can still be purchased at our visitor center.

A visitor kayking on the Cuyahoga river NPS / D.J. REISER

Cuyahoga River Use

The primary waterway within the National Park is the Cuyahoga River. The river is 100 miles long and offers diverse experiences for all.

The Ledges Shelter

Permits & Reservations

Space rental, photography, weddings, commercial use, research and special events.

two people walking though a field during the sunset


Over 125 miles of hiking trails are available for your hiking pleasure in CVNP. These trails range from nearly level to challenging.

Music & Arts

Music & Arts

Experience the music and arts year round in the valley!

Junior Ranger

Junior Ranger

Join a ranger on educational events just for kids!

Last updated: June 5, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

15610 Vaughn Road
Brecksville, OH 44141


(330) 657-2752

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