Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Ohio

Cuyahoga Valley National Park is located in the northern part of Ohio around Akron and Cleveland. There are no other national parks located in Ohio. The area was made a national park in 2000 and covers almost 32 square miles. Hiking is a popular activity where vistors see caves, waterfalls and vistas of the river and wildlife that surrounds it. The park receives a little over 2 million visitors annually.

Cuyahoga Valley National Park Info


Cuyahoga Valley National Park

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News

Contract awarded for Cuyahoga Valley National Park Stream Restoration

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District awarded a $425,000 contract to Ryba Marine Construction Co, for ecosystem restoration within the Stanford Run Watershed, near Peninsula, Ohio.  

National Park Service Announcement: Jaite Paper Mill Site Administrative Record File Available

The Administrative Record File for a Time-Critical Removal Action at the Jaite Paper Mill Site, located in Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP), is available to the public for review.

National Park Service Announces Projects to Renew Cuyahoga River

2019 is a year of celebrating 50 years of amazing environmental recovery of the Cuyahoga River. Known for catching fire in 1969, the Cuyahoga River is now sparking excitement throughout the region and becoming an iconic symbol of renewal.

Cuyahoga Valley National Park Photos

Sunflowers

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Sunflowers

Cuyahoga Valley Natiional Park, OH, Towpath Trail

Honeysuckle berries

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Honeysuckle berries

Cuyahoga Valley Natiional Park, OH, Towpath Trail

Swallowtail butterfly

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Swallowtail butterfly

Cuyahoga Valley National Park, OH, Beaver Marsh

Swallows

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Swallows

Cuyahoga Valley National Park, OH, Beaver Marsh

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Leaving Indigo Lake

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Leaving Indigo Lake

A Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad FPA-4 trails as an Aron-bound train leaves the station at Indigo Lake.

By a Nose at Jaite

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By a Nose at Jaite

A southbound CVSR train passes through Jaite, which was once a company town for the Jaite Paper Mill but now houses the headquarters of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

Water lily blossom

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Water lily blossom

Cuyahoga Valley National Park, OH, Beaver Marsh

Purple loosestrife

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Purple loosestrife

Cuyahoga Valley National Park, OH, Beaver Marsh

Snapping turtle

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Snapping turtle

Cuyahoga Valley National Park, OH, Beaver Marsh

Marsh with purple loosestrife

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Marsh with purple loosestrife

Cuyahoga Valley National Park, OH, Beaver Marsh

Dry For Now

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Dry For Now

A stream leading into the Cuyahoga River was dry the day I was there in late August. The location is south of Peninsula, Ohio, in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

Cliffs Along the Cuyahoga River

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Cliffs Along the Cuyahoga River

There are some steep cliffs along the Cuyahoga River in Peninsula, Ohio, where the river makes a turn to head northward.

Joe Pye weed, boneset, and goldenrod

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Joe Pye weed, boneset, and goldenrod

Cuyahoga Valley National Park, OH, Kendall Hills

Joe Pye weed and goldenrod

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Joe Pye weed and goldenrod

Cuyahoga Valley National Park, OH, Kendall Hills

Black-eyed Susan #2

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Black-eyed Susan #2

Cuyahoga Valley National Park, OH, Kendall Cross CountryTrail

Black-eyed Susan #1

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Black-eyed Susan #1

Cuyahoga Valley National Park, OH, Kendall Cross CountryTrail

Wood mint

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Wood mint

Cuyahoga Valley National Park, OH, Kendall Cross CountryTrail

Lichen

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Lichen

Cuyahoga Valley Natiional Park, OH, Towpath Trail

Flowing Along

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Flowing Along

The Cuyahoga River in Peninsula, Ohio, make a couple of sharp turns here.