The National Park Service Midwest Region Incident Management Team

The Ozark National Scenic Riverways in Van Buren, Missouri is home to the The Jacks Fork and Current Rivers- it is the first national park area to protect a river system. When the rivers crested almost 10 feet above historic highs in late April, park facilities and surrounding communities suffered extensive damage. The National Park […]

CVNP to Open New Visitors Center in 2019

Cuyahoga Valley National Park will open a new Visitor Center to help orient guests and connect them to the park’s amenities such as the Ohio & Erie Canalway Towpath Trail and Brandywine Falls. The nonprofit Conservancy for the Cuyahoga Valley National Park is handling fundraising, design and construction of the Visitor Center; while the facility will […]

Read with a Ranger

“Too Many Moose” is November’s Read with a Ranger book selection. Read with a Ranger is a community outreach program of Cuyahoga Valley National Park that promotes literacy, while making students more comfortable with the natural world and animals. This Pre-K to 2nd grade program happens in 16 schools and community centers in the cities […]

Cleveland Selected as a Focus City for the Every Kid in a Park Program

Press release from Cuyahoga Valley National Park- Cuyahoga Valley National Park Receives $210,000 Field Trip Grant from the National Park Foundation Cleveland is one of nine cities across the country that was selected by the National Park Foundation to serve as a focus city for the Every Kid in a Park Program. This national program […]

Towpath Trail Closed For 25th Annual Towpath Marathon

Brecksville, Ohio – The Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail in Cuyahoga Valley National Park will be closed to the general public starting at dusk Saturday, October 8 until 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 9. All of the parking lots along the Towpath Trail from Frazee House Trailhead to Botzum Trailhead including Indigo Lake Trailhead […]

Towpath Marathon an International Draw

Guest post from the Towpath Trilogy Blog– The Towpath Trilogy Race Series is an annual three-event race series to benefit Canalway Partners. It consists of the Towpath Half, the Towpath Ten-Ten and the Towpath Marathon. Described as “one of the most beautiful race courses in America” by Runner’s World magazine, the Towpath Marathon showcases segments of the historic […]

Towpath Trail most popular attraction in CVNP

The Cuyahoga Valley National Park recently conducted a study to provide demographic information about park visitors, as well as their preferences for a park visit and attitudes about the park. Survey says… The most visited sites or trails in Cuyahoga Valley National Park are the Towpath Trail (68%), the Boston Store Visitor Center (27%), and Brandywine Falls […]