Programming & Events

Travel Through Time with the Hale Farm Explorer

*Please note as of 2020 the Hale Farm Explorer is no longer offered. 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...

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...

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...

Bikes on the side of a trail

Tips to Get Your Bike Ready for the Season

Spring 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,...

Give the Gift of Exploration

This holiday season, treat your family and friends to a train ride through Cuyahoga Valley National Park. CVSR offers both membership and gift certificate options, perfect for the loved ones on your list. CVSR Memberships CVSR membership starts at $50 and provides the opportunity to ride the...

Important Reminders for The Polar Express

We hope that your trip on THE POLAR EXPRESS™ creates wonderful memories and warms your heart. Please take a moment to review these important reminders. Planning Your Trip 1. We recommend that you arrive to your departing station by 6:00 pm. Boarding will begin shortly after 6:00...

CVSR Sets New Volunteer and Ridership Records

A Message from President and CEO Joe Mazur:"As we draw closer to the end of the 2017 season, I’d like to share exciting new records for CVSR. Volunteer hours for the third quarter of 2017 continue upward and put us on the path to a...

Polar Express Tickets Available on October 2nd

Believe! Tickets for the 2017 season of THE POLAR EXPRESS™ will go on sale on Monday, October 2nd, 2017 at 8:30 a.m.Some important things to note:All tickets are sold ONLINE ONLY. This year, you will need to login via a Whistletix account. We recommend...

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad train rides will resume October 1 with the Fall Flyer followed by THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Please see our COVID-19 Safety information.