Trail Mix Father’s Day Gift Guide 2024

Celebrate Father’s Day (June 16) CVNP-style! Trail Mix Peninsula has the goods to make your dad’s day extra special. Click below to jump to gift suggestions for every park dad!

Gift a Membership This Father’s Day!

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Did you know with a Conservancy Membership, you can get 15% discount at any of our retail locations (and online)? Your membership also includes:

Importantly, membership aids vital initiatives for CVNP, including volunteer efforts, programming in environmental education, trail maintenance, conservation projects, and more.

Learn about the critical work membership supports here!

A Gift for Every Park Dad

The Local Pride Dad

This dad has local pride, and he’s definitely a fan of Ohio’s only national park! Help him show off his park pride with CVNP-themed merch. Trail Mix offers a wide variety of clothing, hats, and gear that’ll have dad showing off his love for our (local) national park.

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Did you know you can show your CVNP pride as you ride?

Get the Cuyahoga Valley license plate, featuring iconic Brandywine Falls. $15 of every purchase comes to the Conservancy, which helps support our mission of inspiring use, preservation, and support of Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

Exchange existing plates at or your nearest BMV location.

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The Early Bird Dad

This dad’s ready to start the day. He’s been known to be up at the crack of dawn, saying, “Rise and shine!” or “The early bird gets the worm!” Whether he loves a steamy cup of coffee as the sun comes up, making a weekend-worthy breakfast, or waking up for birdwatching, we have gifts for this early riser!

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The Born to Be Wild Dad

Adventure is his middle name. This dad’s an avid CVNP explorer, hitting the trails whenever he can. He may even have a not-so-secret goal to visit all of the national parks. Encourage his wildest dreams with inspiring finds to help him plan and commemorate his wilderness adventures.

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Did you know a membership gets you a discount at other national park stores?

Check out the Public Lands Alliance Reciprocal Discount Program to find other park stores where your discount applies.

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The King of the Grill Dad

This dad loves a great snack and knows his way around a grill. Whether he’s grilling in the backyard, picnicking in CVNP, or cooking on a camping trip, he’s always looking to up his game with delicious recipes and savory seasonings. We’ve got him covered with our amazing selection of local sauces, dry rubs, and flavorings!

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There’s so much more to explore!

Visit us at any of our retail locations: Trail Mix Peninsula, Boston Store, and The Boston Mill Visitor Center Gift Shop. We have a great selection of gifts to make any nature-loving dad happy.

Not only do these gifts celebrate the wonder of Cuyahoga Valley National Park, but they also support a great cause. By purchasing a gift from our stores, you’re helping support the preservation and protection of this amazing national park, right in your backyard.


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Looking for some Father’s Day fun? Join us on Sunday, June 16, for the first Sunday Celebration in Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP)! Celebrate the day alongside the National Park Service with music, hikes, field games, and s’mores!

Location: Ledges Shelter, 405 Truxell Rd. in Peninsula

Time: 2:00pm–4:00pm