CBS News Feature on CVNP

From CBS News:

How a toxic junkyard was transformed into a national park

The National Park Service is celebrating 100 years of protecting and promoting America’s most awe-inspiring natural resources.

When you think of national parks, you may picture the Grand Canyon or the soaring trees of Redwood National Park. But not all getaway spots are that ancient.

In the middle of Cuyahoga Valley National Park — where the Brandywine Falls cascade and natural rock ledges carve through trails — lies Beaver Marsh. Looking at the beauty that surrounds it, it’s hard to imagine this place as a garbage dump, reports CBS News travel editor Peter Greenberg…. (read more on

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