Photo: NPS/Ted Toth

Opening Weekend

The new Boston Mill Visitor Center officially opens to the public on Friday, October 25, 2019. Serving as the “front door” to Cuyahoga Valley National Park, visitors old and new, local or from around the world are invited to explore the new exhibits, plan their CVNP adventure with advice from staff and uncover the history of Ohio’s only national park.

Celebrate the opening with us all weekend long with plenty for FREE, family fun activities!

Friday, Oct. 25

Join us on Friday, Oct. 25 at 10 a.m. for the official ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony. This event is open to the public and the new Visitor Center will be open for all to explore from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 26 and Sunday, Oct. 27

Please join us from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. as we celebrate the opening of Boston Mill Visitor Center! The Visitor Center will be open to the public, plus we have a plethora of fun activities and demonstrations to explore while you’re here!

Saturday, Oct. 26

12:45-1:15 p.m.
107.3 The Wave’s Grace Roberts and 93.1 WZAK’s Sam Sylk will lead hikes to Stumpy Basin

1-3 p.m.
African Drum and Geri McCully’s Hula Hoop Fun & Fit Performances

2-4 p.m.
Northwind Martial Arts demonstration

Time TBD
Praise Dancer Performance

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Crooked River Contrasts and Wick Poetry display at MD Garage
CVNP Volunteer groups: River Patrol, Paw Patrol, and Trailblazers Horse Patrol (horse patrol 12-4)
NPS, Conservancy and partner Community Engagement tents and activities, yard games and more!

Sunday, Oct. 27

Ranger led hikes to Brandywine Falls – times TBD

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 
Yard games, NPS and Conservancy Community Engagement tents and activities
Crooked River Contrasts and Wick Poetry display at MD Garage
CVNP Volunteer groups: River Patrol, Paw Patrol, and Trailblazers Horse Patrol (horse patrol 12-4)

***Please note that this is a tentative schedule and subject to change.

PARKING ALL WEEKEND: We expect heavy traffic this weekend. Please carpool if possible and park in the Boston Mills Ski Resort parking lots.

FOOD OPTIONS: On Saturday only, Beckham’s B&M BBQ Food Truck will be on site selling delicious BBQ. On Saturday and Sunday, Trail Mix Boston will be open with snacks and beverages available for purchase.