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Create unforgettable family outings at Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Discover the beauty of Cuyahoga Valley National Park and create lasting memories with your family on an exciting journey along the Cuyahoga River.
A scenic adventure like no other
Immerse yourself in nature’s wonders as you travel from picturesque city scapes to the tranquil beauty of Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Experience the charm of Akron to Peninsula and witness the captivating views along the way.
Step back in time on vintage rail cars
Travel in vintage rail cars, providing a nostalgic touch to your journey. Sit back, relax, and let history come alive as you explore the rich heritage of the valley and learn about its past.
An adventure for everyone
CVSR offers an adventure for everyone. Hike, bike, or run alongside the Erie Canal tow path, hop on the train for lunch and a little shopping, or indulge in outdoor adventures that the whole family will enjoy. Their National Park Scenic excursion and Explorer program ensures there’s never a dull moment during your visit. The train operates five days a week, Wednesday through Sunday, with departures from Akron or Peninsula. 
Membership has its privileges
An annual CVSR membership offers families a train load of railroad benefits including early access (at the $125 and up level) to their signature North Pole AdventureTM.  This magical ride is a 26-mile excursion from Akron to the enchanting North Pole. Brace yourself for an unforgettable two-hour journey that will leave you spellbound!  This magical experience is a holiday favorite, selling out each year.

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