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Nominate a Fourth Grade Class for a Free Train Ride

The National Park Service’s Open Outdoors for Kids (OOK) campaign gives every fourth-grader the opportunity to visit and experience national parks for free! OOK programs are intended to enable students and teachers to have an increased awareness and engagement of national public and federal lands.Cuyahoga...

Redeeming Your Gift Certificate

Step One Select an excursion that you would like to purchase tickets for.Step Two Once at checkout there is a box that says "PROMO CODE". Enter in the gift certificate number or ticket number, and select "Find Promo". The gift certificate number or ticket number is a...

Four of the Best Locations to Photograph CVSR

Cuyahoga Valley National Park is filled with many beautiful locations that photographers everywhere delight in. From the Virginia Kendall Ledges to Blue Hen Falls there’s much to see and explore. Whether you use your cell phone camera or professional equipment you’ll be guaranteed to get...

Preservation for Generations 2019 Fundraiser

On Friday, September 20th CVSR hosted 205 guests at the Fitzwater Trainyard for an evening of celebrating the railroads past, present and future.Preservation for Generations 2019 is the first fundraiser CVSR has had since the “All Aboard Ball” in 2010. The fundraiser celebrated the continually...

Five Helpful Tips When Purchasing Your POLAR EXPRESS™ Tickets

The classic Christmas story comes to life on November 8 – December 21. Tickets go on sale on Wednesday, October 2 at 10 a.m. To make your check out easy we’ve compiled a few reminders to keep in mind.[vc_custom_heading text="Have a Few Dates in Mind" font_container="tag:h1|font_size:25|text_align:left"...

Fall Train Rides

Fall is one of the most beautiful times to explore Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Throughout October and November the valley transforms into vibrant reds, yellows and oranges, all of which you can see from the train. We invite you to join us this autumn for...

couple dressed in 1940s attire embracing each other in front of steam engine.

Dress In Your Best 1940s Attire For a Chance To Win

New this year for Steam in the Valley 2019! Post your photos in your ’40s or ’50s attire to Facebook or Instagram using the hashtag #CVSRSteam19 for a chance to win a $200 CVSR gift certificate. See contest rules below: Post a photo in your ’40s or...

Your Membership Means More Than You Think…

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad memberships are a key contributor to the historic preservation of aging railcars and expanding education programs. CVSR has offered membership options for guests since 2003 as a way to support the nonprofit railroad. Memberships assist CVSR in providing much needed repairs...

Spreading Christmas Magic

For the Apanasewicz family volunteering aboard THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride is more than just a way to give back during the holiday season. It’s a cherished holiday tradition.The idea to volunteer was sparked when Greg and Sandy Apanasewicz rode THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride...

Guarantee Tickets to THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ train ride, presented by Countertop Solutions, returns to Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad for its 26th year! The magic continues as families are transported to the North Pole over 40 nights in November and December.The ride was so popular in 2018 that tickets...

Looking for the perfect gift this holiday season? Gift certificates can be applied to our many excursions! Learn more