Cuyahoga Valley National Park


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Cuyahoga Valley National Park

(kī'əhō`gə), 32,950 acres (13,334 hectares), in the Cuyahoga River valley between Akron and Cleveland, NE Ohio; est. as a national recreation area 1974, designated a national park 2000. The park, which in the late 1800s was an area to escape from the city for carriage and boat rides, preserves the rural character of the river. It includes Brandywine and Blue Hen falls, the Brandywine Gorge and Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath trails, a scenic railroad, and numerous historic buildings. See National Parks and MonumentsNational Parks and Monuments

National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
..... Click the link for more information.
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Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Address:15610 Vaughn Rd
Brecksville, OH 44141

Phone:216-524-1497
Fax:440-546-5989
Phone:800-445-9667
Web: www.nps.gov/cuva/
Size: 32,861 acres.
Established: Authorized as a national recreation area on December 27, 1974; established on June 26, 1975; redesignated as a national park on October 11, 2000.
Location:22 miles along the Cuyahoga River between Cleveland and Akron, Ohio.
Facilities:Picnic area, rest rooms (é), lodging, bicycle trail, visitor centers (é), museum/exhibit, 4 golf courses, winter sports center, self-guided tour/trail.
Activities:Hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, swimming, canoeing, fishing, golf, birdwatching, winter sports, scenic train rides, interpretive programs, concerts, artist-in-residence programs, lecture series.
Special Features:Preserving the rural character of the Cuyahoga River Valley, park includes more than 125 miles of multi-purpose trails, as well as a number of historically significant sites. The 20-mile Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail follows the historic route of the canal. The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad offers various excursions through the park on a year-round basis.

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Cuyahoga Valley National Park is located between Cleveland and Akron along the Cuyahoga River in Ohio.
Few live mussels were found in the Middle Cuyahoga River, and none were found in the lower river between the Cuyahoga Valley National Park and the Gorge region (sites 1-3, Table 1).
The presenting sponsor for Love Bash is Hines Hill at The Conservancy For Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Additional event sponsors for Love Bash include: Event Source, Lush and Lovely, Rock The House Entertainment, Spice Catering Co., and Sweet Water Caravan.
I drove into Ohio's Cuyahoga Valley National Park on a warm spring evening with my Japanese folding bike in tow.
Howling surveys of coyote populations began in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) in 1993, from which estimates of populations ranged from 40 animals in 1996 to 88 in 2000 (Cepek 2000).
In Northern Wisconsin's Flambeau River State Forest, for example, Anderson and Katz (1993) estimated the deer density at 50-100 deer/[km.sup.2], and in northeast Ohio's Cuyahoga Valley National Park, the population has been estimated at 17-35 deer/[km.sup.2] (Dengg 2002).
Most memorable, however, were the stories they came away with, thanks to ranger-led tours along the Natchez Trace Parkway in Mississippi, Fort Donelson National Battlefield in Tennessee and Kentucky, and Cuyahoga Valley National Park in Ohio.
The diet and food habits of coyotes (Canis latrans) in Ohio's Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) were examined by analyzing 50 scat samples collected during coyote population surveys between February 1998-March 1999.

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