Cuyahoga Valley National Park is the perfect place for you and your family to bond, while learning about and experiencing this vast 33,000-acre national park. You never know what you'll find when you begin your adventure at CVNP. From playing in a sunny field to encountering a Great Blue Heron for the first time - you'll be amazed at what you find!
Wondering where to start? Here are just a few of the many ways to enjoy yourself at your national park!
Have the kids become Junior Rangers!
Children ages 7 -12 can earn badges, while learning how to care for their national park. (Ages 4 to 6 have their own Junior Ranger program!) Learn more about this free program by visiting:http://www.nps.gov/cuva/forkids/beajuniorranger.htm
Our new outdoor adventure mystery series. Over 20 Quests are now available in the region. Follow the clues to solve the mystery - and find the hidden box - contained in each Quest. Free & fun for school age to adults!
Grab a bite to eat at Trail Mix
From April to October, Trail Mix Boston offers fresh ice cream, sandwiches, and plenty of snacks when you’re ready to take a break and enjoy the sites from the patio. Swing by Trail Mix Peninsula year-round for toys and kids' park gear and to visit Ollie the Otter! Your kids can enjoy ice cream and the play area while you shop.
Family Friendly Hikes
Looking to take the little ones outside? The National Park Service has a list of kid-friendly, gentle hikes in Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Check it out here!