Cuyahoga River Floods the Towpath Trail

Heavy weekend rains in northeast Ohio caused the Cuyahoga River to surge past its banks Sunday morning, flooding major portions of the Towpath Trail in Cuyahoga County. High river levels were clearly evident starting at the Towpath Trailhead at Harvard Ave. south to Rockside Rd. in Valley View. In a Sunday morning tweet, the National […]

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 […]