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Visiting Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Planning a trip to Cuyahoga Valley National Park and need some help planning your trip?

Here is the National Park Obsessed guide for visiting Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Ohio.

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The Quick Guide to Visiting Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Cuyahoga Valley National Park Basics

Region: Midwest / Great Lakes

Park Size: 32,572 acres (50.89 sq miles) (131.81 sq km)

Location: Cuyahoga and Summit Counties

Closest Cities: Cleveland and Akron, Ohio

Busy Season: May to October

Visitation: 2,237,997 (in 2019)

How much does Cuyahoga Valley National Park Cost?

Cuyahoga Valley National Park does not charge an entrance fee.

When is Cuyahoga Valley National Park Open?

Cuyahoga Valley National Park is open year-round.

Are dogs allowed in Cuyahoga Valley National Park?

Yes, Cuyahoga Valley National Park is a pet-friendly National Park. Pets are welcome on most of the park trails. Please review the Cuyahoga Valley Pet Policy before bringing your dog to Cuyahoga Valley.

Where are Cuyahoga Valley National Park’s visitor centers?

Boston Mill Visitor Center – Open Year Around

Canal Exploration Center – Open Year Around

Hunt House – Open Year Around

Land Acknowledgment

The park now known as Cuyahoga Valley National Parks is on Eroe and Mississauga land.

Thank you to the Native Land Digital for making the Indigenous territories accessible to all. They have mapped the known territories to the best of the current knowledge and is a work in progress. If you have additional information on the Indigenous nations boundaries, please let them know.

Native Land Digital is a registered Canadian not-for-profit organization with the goal to creates spaces where non-Indigenous people can be invited and challenged to learn more about the lands they inhabit, the history of those lands, and how to actively be part of a better future going forward together.

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