Photo by Tom Jones
The story of Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP)’s establishment highlights the impact local citizens and political leaders can have when they work together with passion and common purpose to protect aspects of America’s heritage.
This story is rooted in the environmental and social movements of the 20th century. It is about the desire to have scenic open spaces near to home, especially for recreation. It is about not only saving significant features but restoring a landscape to be culturally vibrant, less polluted, a better home for wildlife, and a model for sustainable living.
Read the complete story about Ohio's National Park.