06 Aug '11, 9am

Parks primer: Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Parks primer: Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Cuyahoga Valley National Park — a swath of green river valley stretching from Akron north to the southern edge of Cleveland — is Ohio’s only national park and serves as a very big backyard for a megalopolis. There are natural delights such as the thundering Brandywine Falls (above) and the elegant Blue Hen Falls. And you’ll find fragments of living history such as the Everett Road Covered Bridge and the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail once used by barge-towing mule teams and now used by hikers, runners, equestrians and cyclists.

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