Board at the Akron Northside Station or Peninsula Depot. See below for departure times and station locations.
Before you ride, please review our safety policies.
27 Ridge St.,
Akron, OH 44308
2024 schedule to be announced!
1630 Mill St.,
Peninsula, OH 44264
2024 schedule to be announced!
Each ticket includes a 2-hour round-trip train ride. Each ticket is valid for one (1) round trip. Child ticketholders must be ages 3 to 12. Children under the age of 3 do not require a ticket, but must sit on an adult’s lap.
Pricing does not include delivery and $2 historical preservation fees. Tickets can be purchased online or by visiting the station prior to boarding. Tickets cannot be upgraded once on board.
Ticket Prices: $18 adult/ $13 child (prices do not include fees) Seating is in a coach car with blocks of four (two seats facing two seats). General admission all-day pass with no seats assigned. Option to board and deboard along the route based on train schedule.
Passengers requiring wheelchair/handicap access should select “ADA Coach” seating during seat selection.
CVSR Memberships include Coach Seating on any National Park Scenic excursion!
Check availability and book your tickets online. Select the member ticket option. Then, enter your Membership ID when prompted to complete the checkout to have your tickets emailed to you.
Passengers ages 55 and older are eligible for a $2 discount on coach seating only on weekdays in June through September. They will be listed as a separate “Senior Coach Ticket” option when purchasing tickets.
Northeastern Ohio Inter-Museum Council Discount (In-Person Purchases Only)
Fellow members of the Inter-Museum Council (IMC) receive up to four (4) scenic coach tickets on any regularly scheduled National Park Scenic train. They must show their employee badge or membership card to receive the discount. Only redeemable for walk-up.
Military, Veteran and First Responder Discount (In-Person Purchases Only)
Active military, veterans, first responders, and correctional officers receive one (1) complimentary coach ticket on any regularly scheduled National Park Scenic train on Thursdays in June through September. Up to three guests may receive 1/2 price tickets as well. Discount only applies to coach tickets.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), CVSR does accommodate service animals on board the train. Only dogs that are trained service animals will be admitted to board the CVSR train. Pets and other animals not considered service animals will, under no circumstances, be allowed to board. Please carefully review our Service Animal Policy for more details or contact our customer service team at .
Cuyahoga Valley National Park protects nearly 33,000 acres of rural landscape along the Cuyahoga River between Akron and Cleveland in Northeast Ohio. Cuyahoga Valley National Park generally receives more than 2.2 million recreational visits each year, making it one of the most-visited national parks in the United States.
Cuyahoga Valley is the only national park in the state of Ohio and one of seven Midwestern national parks. Learn more about CVNP at nps.gov/cuva