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Volunteer of the Year: Doug Pearson

On Saturday, March 2, Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad volunteers gathered to celebrate this past years accomplishments and revel in 2018 memories. The annual CVSR Volunteer Appreciation Dinner recognizes the support and efforts volunteers have made throughout the year.Volunteers with 100 or more hours during the...

The Impact of Community Support

Did you know that Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization? Although we operate as a tourist attraction and provide educational experiences throughout Ohio’s only national park, CVSR operates as a not-for-profit business.As a nonprofit organization in Northeast Ohio, we not only invite...

Exploring Akron; March – April Schedule

Sample Itinerary March - April: Deboarding at Akron Northside Station with a Coach All Day Pass Looking to explore the Akron? Purchase a coach ticket which acts as an all-day pass, allowing you to deboard and reboard the train throughout the day. With a coach ticket...

Spring Train Rides Your Kids Will Love

With the kids cooped up inside all winter, it’s almost time to get out of the house and explore. Kick off the start of warmer weather and summer’s promise with a fun train ride!Climb aboard for a morning or afternoon of family fun as you...

Sample Itinerary: Maple Sugar Express

Hale Farm and Village’s Maple Sugar Festival is back in March for two weekends only! The festival showcases the process of tree taping and how maple sugar is processed into yummy syrup that guests get to enjoy with a hearty pancake breakfast.Festival-goers also get to...

All About Bookhouse Brewing

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is thrilled to feature local brewery Bookhouse Brewing aboard our next Emerging Brews, presented by LA Office Solutions, on March 1! Emerging Brews, unlike Ales on Rails, provides a small and intimate setting to taste four beers and meet Bookhouse Brewing...

Ride In Vintage California Zephyr Train Cars This Winter

This winter Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad invites you to ride the rails in our recently acquired California Zephyr train cars; the Silver Solarium and Silver Lariat. Dubbed “the most talked about train in America,” the California Zephyr made its inaugural eastbound run on March 20, 1949 with service...

Warm Up On A Caboose Ride

Did you know CVSR owns a caboose? Historically, cabooses provided shelter for the crew at the rear of the train, and also served as the conductor's office. On long routes a caboose would include accommodations and cooking facilities for the crew.Today, we use the caboose...

Valentine’s Day at CVSR

This Valentine's Day climb aboard the train for date night or an afternoon out with the family! Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad has a variety of excursions around Valentine's Day so you can spend quality time with that special someone. Wine Tasting  Our Romantic Reds and Rosés wine tasting...

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad Introduces Enhanced 2019 Season

Peninsula, OH, January 10, 2019 – Starting January 19, Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) will be running the National Park Scenic excursion on Saturdays and Sundays through April, as well as special event trains on Fridays. The government shutdown will not impact CVSR’s operations.In addition,...

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad has canceled all train rides from March 13—September 30 due to COVID-19. View More Information

Memberships and gift certificates will be extended based on the number of months train rides are canceled.