Recap: Boston Mill Visitor Center Opening Weekend

Culminating over 10 years of work, the Boston Mill Visitor Center officially opened its doors on October 25, 2019. We celebrated all weekend long! Take a look at all the fun we had, and don’t forget to check out the new Visitor Center for yourself!

Ribbon Cutting and Dedication Ceremony: October 25

Eager guests gathered in Boston for a dedication ceremony before the unveiling. The ceremony featured speeches and addresses from key figures from throughout the community who helped make the new Boston Mill Visitor Center a reality.
Senator Rob Portman was one of the speakers who addressed the crowd. “Cuyahoga Valley National Park is unique. There’s just nothing like it. I want to thank the friends group and what you do to keep it a special place,” Portman said.
The Boston Mill Visitor Center officially opened to the public with a ceremonial ribbon cutting.
Guests were invited to explore the new Boston Mill Visitor Center after the ribbon cutting.
Conservancy CEO Deb Yandala
Conservancy CEO Deb Yandala and Cuyahoga Valley National Park Superintendent Craig Kenkel

Opening Weekend: October 26 & 27

Praise dancers from Grace Tabernacle Baptist Church performed for a crowd.

Visitors joined in on a celebrity hike with Sam Sylk and Grace Roberts.
Spectators joined in on an African drum demo.
The weekend continued with more exploration of the Boston Mill Visitor Center!

Have you checked out the Boston Mill Visitor Center for yourself yet? Make sure to tag #forcvnp in all your photos so we can see all the fun you’re having!