Blog

Welcome to Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad’s blog! We are committed to providing passengers with information about our train and updates about CVSR. Our blog provides you with more information on the developments at CVSR, as well as pieces of information that park visitors will find useful. From showcasing our volunteers, to featuring new and exciting upcoming events, follow our blog posts to stay up to date on all things CVSR!

 

Cleveland Clinic Partners with CVSR On Bike Aboard! Program

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad announced today that Cleveland Clinic will sponsor the popular Bike Aboard! Program as part of its Let’s Move It® initiative that connects residents with the resources, programs and organizations that will empower them to transform their lives and communities through academic...

Summer Beer Tasting Events

This summer get your brew crew together for Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad's premier beer tasting excursions, Ales on Rails™. While on board this two-hour excursion, you will sample five different beers, giving you a chance try a variety. Each passenger will receive five light appetizers...

Travel Through Time with the Hale Farm Explorer

Experience the nostalgia of traveling by train to a living history museum! Hale Farm & Village is an outdoor, living history museum with historic buildings, costumed educators, a working farm and period arts and crafts. Our Hale Farm Explorer train ticket includes admission to the...

Thomas and Friends Grant a Wish

Day Out with Thomas: Big Adventures Tour 2018™ was a huge success this year at Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad! Families came out May 19-20 and 25-27 to enjoy a day with Thomas and Friends! There was magic in the air as a TV and book...

Dining on the Rails

Whether you have a special date coming up such as an anniversary or birthday, or simply want a nice meal out, our Dining on the Rails train excursions give you just what you want. Featuring lunch and dinner, we have everything you need to spend...

Celebrate Father’s Day with CVSR

This Father’s Day weekend we invite you to spend quality time with dad on the railroad. Climb aboard for our various Father’s Day events, or simply take our National Park Scenic and enjoy spending time in Cuyahoga Valley National Park with dad. From lunch to...

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CVSR Runs on Memorial Day

Looking for something to do this Memorial Day? Head out to Cuyahoga Valley National park and enjoy a train ride! For the first time in several years, Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is running our train on Memorial Day, May 28th.On Memorial Day we will be...

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Bike Safety Tips – What You Need to Know

In honor of National Bike Month, we’ve compiled the best tips to keep you safe on your bike this summer in Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Whether your biking long distances or on a leisurely afternoon ride, staying safe on the road is a top priority,...

Summer Wine Tasting Events

Sit back and relax as you watch the sunset over Cuyahoga Valley and enjoy a glass of wine (or five). This summer, enjoy wine tasting on the train with Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad! Grape Escape is our premier wine sampling event where passengers enjoy a...

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Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad Surpasses One Million Volunteer Hours

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is pleased to announce that we have surpassed one million volunteer hours during the first quarter of 2018 for a total of 1,00,065 hours since 1999, when records are available. This is a major achievement as our volunteers are an integral role in...

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Tips to Get Your Bike Ready for the Season

Summer is coming soon to Northeast Ohio, which means longer days and warmer weather to enjoy the beauty of Cuyahoga Valley National Park. What better way to stay active and soak up the rays than to bike? But before you hop on your bike, make...

Moms Ride Free, Presented by Countertop Solutions

CVSR is running a ‘Moms Ride Free’ special this Mother’s Day Weekend, Friday, May 11 through Sunday, May 13.The ‘Moms Ride Free’ special is presented by our partners at Countertop Solutions. Starting Friday, May 11, for one purchased adult or child National Park Scenic coach ticket,...

Volunteer Orientation in March

Orientation for new volunteers will be held on Tuesday, March 20 at 6:30 pm at Fitzwater Maintenance Yard. Orientation is a requirement for volunteers, including: trainmen, concessionaires and servers. This program will be about an hour and a half and will cover the basic information...

Craig Schneider Named 2017 Volunteer of the Year

Congratulations to Craig Schneider, Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad's 2017 Volunteer of the Year! Craig has been a CVSR volunteer since October 2010.  In 2017, he surpassed 8,000 hours of volunteer service; 1,303 of those hours were recorded in 2017. Craig was voted 2017 Volunteer of...