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National Park Scenic

Take in the beauty and wonders of the Cuyahoga Valley National park while meandering through miles of nature and cityscapes in a vintage rail car. Discover local history while making lasting memories!

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10:00 AM


Breakfast Along the Cuyahoga

Come on board and enjoy breakfast on the train while traveling through the Cuyahoga Valley National Park

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At a Glance



2 hours



$18 - $39 per person



Snacks + Beverages




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The most wonderous way to experience the Park!

Take in the beauty and wonders of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park while meandering through miles of nature and cityscapes in a vintage rail car. Discover local history while making lasting memories with family and friends on this leisurely two-hour excursion. Be sure to visit the Café Car for snacks, beverages and, of course, souvenirs!

Board at the Akron Northside Station or Peninsula Depot.  


Akron Northside Station

27 Ridge Street
Akron, OH 44308
Departs 10:00 am – Returns 12:00 pm
Departs 12:30 pm – Returns 2:30 pm
Departs 3:00 pm – Returns 5:00 pm

Peninsula Depot

1630 Mill Street
Peninsula, OH 44264
Departs 11:10 am – Returns 1:20 pm
Departs 1:40 pm – Returns 3:50 pm

The National Park Scenic Excursion operates Wednesday - Sunday through October 27.

  • Please plan to arrive 45 minutes before departure time.
  • Wheelchair accessibility is available on all National Park Scenic Excursions. Please select the ADA seating options when booking your tickets.
  • Please note that on Friday May 31, June 14, August 9, August 23, and September 20 the only departure for the National Park Scenic Excursion will be at 10:00 am from the Akron Northside Station. 

Akron Northside Tickets

Peninsula Tickets

The Lock 29 Trailhead Parking Lot in Peninsula is closed from June 24 - December 1. Parking is available in the Overflow Lot and across the street from the Overflow Lot. Please secure a parking spot 45 minutes prior to your departure time as the train blocks the entrances to the available parking in order to board and deboard passengers.  

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