Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Cuyahoga Valley National Park is a pride of Ohio and has heaven like an aura.

The park was established in October 2011 and is blessed with 33.000 acres of deep forest.

The park offers variants of sceneries like mossy limestone ledges, marshy wetlands, and astonishing waterfalls. It also offers superb greenery of the rolling hills. Furthermore, farmlands are also mesmerizing.

Get mesmerized in this beautiful valley by hiking Virginia Kendall Ledges, visiting mind-boggling Brandywine Falls, exploring Cuyahoga valley scenic railroad, getting lost in an outdoor living history museum, and shopping at Szalay’s for delicious corn.

Cuyahoga River which is also known as the Crooked River is a wonderful river which will please your eyes. The Cuyahoga Valley is a wonderful destination for hiking, kayaking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and golfing along with enjoying the historic train rides.

The valley is very close to Cleveland and Akron with being home for the beavers, wood ducks, herons, and endangered animals like the bald eagle and peregrine falcons.

Best Month to Visit Cuyahoga Valley National Park

March to June

If you want to see the beautiful wildflowers then spring is the best season to visit Cuyahoga Valley National park.

September to November

September to November are the best months to fall in love with Autumn season of Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

Things to Carry

Following are the things to carry while visiting Cuyahoga Valley National Park:


Wear light-coloured clothing and wear long pants to protect yourself from ticks.


Wear waterproof shoes when the weather is rainy and sturdy shoes for hiking.

First aid box and Insect Repellents

Carry a first aid box and insect repellents to prevent hazards.

A Map, Compass and a Flashlight

Carry a map and a compass so that you will not get lost. Also, carry a flashlight if you want to explore the park at night.

Besides, the above items do carry 2 litres of water. And please keep the environment clean.

Tips before visiting

  • Don’t worry about the entry fee as there is none.
  • There are cycles available at Peninsula trailhead/train depot to explore the park.
  • There are some lodges inside the park for your stay.
  • You can spot mercury at Beaver Marsh and Aurora Borealis from the Pine Hollow at night.

Number of Visitors

Around 2096053 number of tourists visited Cuyahoga Valley National Park