Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Cuyahoga Valley National Park Information

Cuyahoga Valley National Park
IUCN Category II (National Park)
Location Summit County & Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Nearest city AkronNearest city: Akron
Coordinates 41°14′30″N 81°32′59″W
Area 32,947.07 acres (133.33 km2)
19,459.82 acres (78.75 km2) federal
Established October 11, 2000 Established: October 11, 2000
Visitors 2,468,816 (in 2006)
Governing body National Park Service

Cuyahoga Valley National Park Fees & Reservations

  • Annual Pass $80 (Good for 12 months)
  • Senior Pass $10 (Good for lifetime of passholder)
  • Access Pass Free (Good for lifetime of passholder)
  • Weddings and Wedding Photography Permits - Minimum Fee: $150.00 Up to 1.5 hours

Commercial Visitors

  Seating Capacity Fee
Sedan 1-6 passengers $25, plus $12 a person
Van 7-15 passengers $125 (no per person fee)
Minibus 16-25 passengers $200 (no per person fee)
Motorcoach 26 or more passengers $300 (no per person fee)

Cuyahoga Valley National Park Operating Hours & Seasons

  • Quarter Months:
    1. Spring = March, April, and May
    2. Summer = June, July, and August
    3. Fall = September, October, and November
    4. Winter = December, January, and February
  • Boston Store Visitor Center - Year-round: Daily, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m
  • Canal Visitor Center
    1. Fall - Spring: Wednesdays through Sundays, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    2. Summer: Daily, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Frazee House - Closed Now
  • Hunt Farm Visitor Information Center
    1. Spring: Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    2. Summer: Daily, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    3. Fall: Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    4. Winter: Closed
  • NPS Park Headquarters - Year-round: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Cuyahoga Valley National Park Visitor Centers

Coordinates
Visitor Center
Address
41°22′24″N 81°36′59″W Canal Canal Road & Hillside Road, Valley View, Ohio 44125,
1½ miles south of Rockside Road
  Happy Days State Route 303,
1 mile west of State Route 8,
2 miles east of the Village of Peninsula, Ohio
  Boston Store Boston Mills Road,
1/10 of a mile east of Riverview Road
  Hunt Farm Bolanz Road,
between Akron-Peninsula Road and Riverview Road
  Frazee House Canal Road, Valley View, Ohio,
3½ miles south of Rockside Road
41°14′32″N 81°32′57″W Peninsula Depot 1630 West Mill Street, Village of Peninsula, Ohio 44264,
north of State Route 303

Cuyahoga Valley National Park Historic Places

Locale Historic Status Address Register Date
Cuyahoga County and Summit County        
Agricultural Resources of Cuyahoga Valley Multiple Property Document Form N0 Public Facilities   3/12/93
Independence to Akron Valley Railway Historic District   Cuyahoga Valley between Rockside Rd. 5/17/85
Recreation/Conservation Resources of Cuyahoga Valley Multiple Property Document Form     1/10/97
Cuyahoga County        
Bedford Cleveland and Pittsburgh Railroad Bridge Open To The Public Tinker's Creek 7/24/75
Brecksville Brecksville-Northfield High Level Bridge - STATE HIGHWAY BRIDGE Open To The Public Ohio State Route 82 and Cuyahoga River 1/6/86
Brecksville Burt,William House N0 Public Facilities 9525 Brecksville Road 3/7/79
Brecksville Rich, Charles B., House N0 Public Facilities 9367 Brecksville Rd. 2/22/79
Brecksville Brecksville Trailside Museum - (CLEVELAND METROPARKS NATURE CENTER)   Chippewa Creek Drive off Ohio State Route 82 9?/92
Brecksville vicinity Coonrad, Jonas, House N0 Public Facilities 10340 Riverview Road 7/24/79
Brecksville vicinity Vaughn Site (33CU65) Address Restricted N0 Public Facilities   11/12/87
Brecksville vicinity Vaughn, Richard Farm N0 Public Facilities 9570 Riverview Road 3/12/93
Independence Packard-Doubler House N0 Public Facilities 7634 Riverview Road 3/9/79
Independence vicinity South Park Site N0 Public Facilities Address Restricted 6/22/76
Independence vicinity Terra Vista Archeological District N0 Public Facilities Address Restricted 5/23/78
Independence to Akron Valley Railway Historic District Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad Open To The Public FOR SCENIC TRAIN RIDES Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area Between Rockside Rd. and Howard St. at Little Cuyahoga Valley 5/17/85
Valley View Frazee, Stephen House CVNP Visitor Center Wtih Limited Open Hours 7733 Canal Road 5/4/76
Valley View Gleason, Edmund House N0 Public Facilities 7243 Canal Rd. 12/18/79
Valley View Gleason Farm - Boundary Increase N0 Public Facilities 7243 Canal Rd., 3/12/93
Valley View Knapp, William, House N0 Public Facilities 7101 Canal Road 3/19/79
Valley View Lock No. 37 and Spillway Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath Trail Open To The Public Fitzwater Road 12/11/79
Valley View Lock No. 38 and Spillway Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath Trail Open To The Public Hillside Road 12/11/79
Valley View Lock No. 39 and Spillway Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath Trail Open To The Public Canal Road 12/11/79
Valley View Inn at Lock 38 a.k.a. Canal Visitor Center - CVNP VISITOR CENTER Open To The Public a.k.a. Hell's Half Acre Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath Trail, 7104 Canal Road 12/11/79
Valley View Tinkers Creek Aqueduct Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath Trail Open To The Public Tinkers Creek 12/11/79
Valley View Ulyatt, Abraham, House N0 Public Facilities 6579 Canal Road 2/27/79
Valley View Wilson Feed Mill OPEN TO PUBLIC AS A FEED AND GRAIN STORE Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath Trail, 7604 Canal Road 12/17/79
Valley View Village Ohio and Erie Canal Open To The Public VIA THE TOWPATH TRAIL Ohio State Route 631 11/13/65 NHL 11/13/66
Summit County        
Akron Vicinity Barker Village Site N0 Public Facilities Address Restricted 04/19/78
Bath Hale, Jonathan Homestead - HALE FARM & VILLAGE Open To The Public 2686 Oak Hill Road 4/23/73
Boston Boston Land and Manufacturing Company Store a.k.a. Boston Store CVNP Visitor Center Wtih Limited Open Hours Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath Trail, Boston Mills Rd 12/11/79
Boston Lock No. 32 Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath Trail Open To The Public 800 ft. N of Boston Mills Road 12/11/79
Boston Boston Mills Historic District Most Buildings Are Private WITH N0 Public Facilities Boston Mills Rd., Stanford Rd. & Main Street 11/9/92
Boston vicinity Lock No. 33 Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath Trail Open To The Public 1 mi. S. of Highland Road 12/11/79
Botzum Botzum Farm N0 Public Facilities   11/01/96 - Determination of Eligibility
Cuyahoga Falls Hunt/Wilke Farm a.k.a. Hunt Farm Visitor Information Center CVNP Visitor Center Wtih Limited Open Hours Agricultural Resources of Cuyahoga Valley MPD, 2049 Bolanz Road 3/12/93
Brecksville vicinity Jaite Mill Historic District - CVNP HEADQUARTERS No Vistitor Facilities SE of Brecksville at Riverview and Vaughn roads 5/21/79
Brecksville vicinity Station Road Bridge Open To The Public East of Brecksville at Cuyahoga River 3/7/79
Everett Lock No. 27 Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath Trail Open To The Public Approx. 400 feet., E of intersection of Riverview and Everett roads 3/12/93
Everett vicinity Everett Knoll Complex Prehistoric District N0 Public Facilities Address Restricted 5/25/77
Everett vicinity Furnace Run Aqueduct Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath Trail Open To The Public Furnace Run 12/11/79
Everett Everett Historic District VILLAGE IS Open To The Public - Everett and Riverview roads 1/14/94
Ira Lock No. 26 Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath Trail Open To The Public 3.3 mi. N of Ira Road 12/11/79
Northfield Center vicinity Wallace Farm   8230 Brandywine Rd. 6/27/85
Peninsula Everett Road Covered Bridge Open To The Public SW of Peninsula on Everett Rd., over Furnace Creek 5/23/73 Demolished/Destroyed
/Rebuilt
Peninsula Lock No. 28 Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath Trail Open To The Public Deep Lock Quarry Metro Park 12/11/79
Peninsula Lock No. 29 and Aqueduct Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath Trail Open To The Public off Ohio State Route 303 12/11/79
Peninsula Lock No. 30 and Feeder Dam Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath Trail Open To The Public Off Ohio State Route 303 12/11/79
Peninsula Lock No. 31 Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath Trail Open To The Public 200 feet. E. of Cuyahoga River and approx. 0.5 mi., S of Ohio Turnpike 12/11/79
Peninsula Peninsula Village Historic District Most Buildings Are Private Both sides of Ohio State Route 303 8/23/74
Peninsula Fox House N0 Public Facilities 1664 West Main Street Part I Certification 2/13/87, MARO
Peninsula Tilden, Daniel, House N0 Public Facilities 2325 Stine Rd. 6/20/85
Peninsula Welton, Allen, House N0 Public Facilities 2485 Major Rd. 5/07/79
Peninsula vicinity Brown, Jim, House N0 Public Facilities S. of Peninsula at 3491, Akron Peninsula Rd. 3/2/79
Peninsula vicinity Brown/ Bender Farm, Boundary Increase N0 Public Facilities 3491 Akron Peninsula Rd. 3/12/93
Peninsula vicinity Cranz, Edward Farm N0 Public Facilities 2780 Oak Hill Drive 3/12/93
Peninsula vicinity Cranz, William and Eugene Farm N0 Public Facilities 2401 Ira Road 3/12/93
Peninsula vicinity Stanford, George, Farm   6093 Stanford Rd. 2/17/82
Peninsula vicinity Stumpy Basin Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath Trail Open To The Public 200 feet, E of Cuyahoga River and approx. 0.5 mi S of Ohio, Turnpike 12/11/79
Peninsula vicinity Duffy, Michael Farm N0 Public Facilities 4965 Quick Road 3/12/93
Peninsula vicinity Virginia Kendall Historic District Open To The Public Truxell Road 1/10/97
Peninsula vicinity Camp Manatoc Concord Lodge and Adirondacks Historic District N0 Public Facilities Truxell Road 1/10/97
Peninsula vicinity Butler, H. Karl Memorial N0 Public Facilities Truxell Road 1/10/97
Peninsula vicinity Camp Manatoc Dining Hall N0 Public Facilities Truxell Road 1/10/97
Peninsula vicinity Camp Manatoc Foresters Lodge and Kit Carson/Dan Boone Cabins N0 Public Facilities Historic District, Truxell Road 1/10/97
Peninsula vicinity Camp Manatoc Legion Lodge N0 Public Facilities Truxell Road 1/10/97
Peninsula vicinity Jyrovat Farmstead N0 Public Facilities 696 W. Streetsboro Road 5/25/95
Sagamore Hills Lock No. 34 Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath Trail Open To The Public Highland Rd. 12/17/79
Sagamore Hills Lock No. 35 Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath Trail Open To The Public Off Ohio State Route 82 12/11/79

Cuyahoga Valley National Park Attractions Nearby

  • Boston Mills/Brandywine Ski Resort
  • Cleveland Metroparks
  • Crown Point Ecology Center
  • David Berger National Memorial
  • First Ladies National Historic Site
  • Hale Farm & Village
  • James A. Garfield National Historic Site
  • Metro Parks, Serving Summit County
  • Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens

Cuyahoga Valley National Park Hotels & Lodging

Lodging Name Rate Range
Hampton Inn Stow Oh $67.15 - $129.00
Comfort Inn Boston Heights $57.74 - $89.99
Super 8 Motel Richfield Area $42.45 - $49.95
Days Inn and Suites Richfield $67.15 - $67.15
Hampton Inn Richfield Oh $75.66 - $99.00
Courtyard by Marriott Akron Stow $89.00 - $139.00
Staybridge Suites Akron Stow $80.00 - $124.00
Clarion Inn and Conference Center $69.13 - $99.00
Economy Inn Cf $60.00 - $109.00
Courtyard by Marriott Akron $80.00 - $120.00
Four Points by Sheraton Akron West $80.00 - $90.00
Hilton Akron Fairlawn $98.10 - $189.00
Hampton Inn Akron-fairlawn Oh $71.40 - $114.00
Sheraton Suites Akron-cuyahoga Falls $107.10 - $169.00
Holiday Inn Akron West $68.00 - $118.00
Holiday Inn Express and Suites Richfield $72.00 - $90.00
Baymon Inn and Suites Copley $69.99 - $69.99
StudioPlus Akron-Copley $59.99 - $64.99
Extended Stay America Akron-copley $54.99 - $59.99