CVNP Seeks Volunteers for National Trails Day

Volunteers are needed to build, improve, and repair trails in Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) for National Trails Day on Saturday, June 4. Projects include building new sections of the East Rim off road mountain bike trail, improving conditions of the Langes Run and Butler equestrian trails, enhancing areas along the Lake and Pine Grove Trails, and working on the iconic the Buckeye Trail. All projects will help improve usability using sustainable trail features. Projects will include hiking more than 3 miles on uneven trail surfaces, using hand tools to move and grade rocks, gravel, and soil and is open to ages 10 and up with parent or guardian supervision.

All projects are 10 a.m. until 1 p.m., rain or shine with the exception of lightning. After the work is over, join us for a cookout and festival, sponsored by Medina Ohio Horseman Council, Cleveland Area Mountain Biking Association, and Cuyahoga Valley Trails Council. Enjoy food prepared by the Conservancy Canteen and watch a trail building demonstration by National Park Service employees. For more information and to register visit our website at or email Advance registration is required.

This project is made possible with partnership of Cascade Auto Group and the Knight Foundation.

About Cuyahoga Valley National Park’s Volunteers-in-Parks Program

CVNP’s VIP program is co-managed by the National Park Service and the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Together, they accomplish park goals through mutually beneficial volunteer experiences and engage people in the park, building a community of park stewards.  Currently 5,700 VIPs donate 208,000 hours to provide the highest level of quality services to park visitors and to help protect America’s heritage.To join these volunteers in making a difference at CVNP, contact the volunteer office at, 330-657-2299, or visit Many opportunities are available and training is provided.