At Cuyahoga Valley National Park, there are many types of different activities one can enjoy. You have the choice to tour the park with yourself and your group, or you can choose to be guided by one of the National Park rangers that are found on the site.

Places to go – Before one decides to visit this wonderful natural reserve, you should be aware of all that is in store for you at the site. There are many places to visit in the park. This of course includes the incredible sights of nature that are found in all parts of Cuyahoga Valley. There are beautiful green hills, lush forests, bubbling brooks and waterfalls. We have put together a top 10 list for you. READ MORE

Getting Around – When deciding to get around inside the park, there are many options. You can simply walk or hike on, or around, the hundreds of miles of trails within the park. If you enjoy biking, the National Park offers terrific opportunities for trail biking or off road biking. You could be a beginner or an expert at mountain biking, as the trails offer options for all levels. READ MORE

Places to Stay – There are many places to stay and eat right outside the park in all directions. Within the park, you can stay at the Youth Hostel, and grab a bite to eat at one of the many Visitor Centers. READ MORE

Places to Eat – When visiting Cuyahoga Valley National Park, one can bring your own food into the park. If you’re looking for a restaurant environment, one needs to only drive a few minutes down the road to Brecksville, to locate some great eateries. READ MORE

Bird Watching – With the dozens of bird species found in Cuyahoga Valley, even the avid bird watcher will be impressed. One should bring his binoculars along to the park, to enjoy the beautiful colors and sounds, that Cuyahoga’s birds have to offer. READ MORE

Scenic Train Ride – There is a wonderful train ride that takes you through most of the length of the National Park. There is also a long Towpath Trail that serves a similar purpose. One noteworthy advantage on this trail is, that you’ll be able to go at the pace you desire, without being bound to a schedule. READ MORE

Weather – Before you head on over to Cuyahoga Valley National Park, make sure you check the weather. While the busiest season at the park is the summer, there are visitors present all year long. With snow in the winter, and rain in the spring, one should consult the local forecast when planning your visit to this wondrous area of nature. READ MORE