NPS / Ted Toth
There’s A Lot to Discover
There’s a lot to do in the Valley without having to hike for miles. Many iconic locations throughout the park don’t necessarily require a hike—and if they do, it’s short. Add these famous destinations to your must-see list—or check out a full list of trails below.
Explore These Iconic Destinations
Everett Covered Bridge
The last of its kind in Summit County, and a major hub for trail activity.
Happy Days Lodge
This historic building was constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps from wormy chestnut. Used for special events and concerts.
Heronry at Bath Road
80+ heron nests high in the trees. Visible from your car. No walking required, though we do recommend binoculars!
Hines Hill Campus
A historic homestead, now enjoyed as Conservancy office space and available for special event rentals.
Home of the Countryside Farmers’ Market, summer concerts, and seasonal yoga classes.
The quaint, charming town in the heart of CVNP. Restaurants and shops accessible to all.
A historic farmhouse that your family and friends can rent for a CVNP adventure. Wheelchair accessible bedroom and bathroom available.
Village of Boston
The home of CVNP’s visitor center, Trail Mix Boston, several trailheads, and M.D. Garage.
Explore These Iconic Trails
Hike half a mile on the firm, flat Towpath Trail to reach this fun, active wildlife hotspot. Look for migrating birds, beavers, turtles, and even otters!
Blue Hen Falls
A half-mile round-trip hike with a great view: This lovely 15-foot waterfall is made of shale and sandstone and surrounded by towering trees.
This stunning 65-foot waterfall should be on your must-see list. The upper deck is stroller and wheelchair accessible.
This two-mile hike takes you past and through striking sandstone cliffs rich with mineral deposits and geological marvels.
A Look at All Available Trails
Below is a comprehensive list of all the trails and destinations we’ve covered. Browse through them to learn more, download maps, and plan your next adventure. Trails are categorized as Family Friendly, Intermediate, or Challenging.