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Hit the Rails for the Best Cuyahoga Valley Experience

National Geographic | By Nancy Gupton, September 19, 2018There are many ways to experience Ohio’s picturesque Cuyahoga Valley National Park—hiking, biking, canoeing—but the most evocative is a ride on the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad.This line of historic train cars winds through 26 miles of the national park,...

Date of the Month: Take a Train Ride

Cleveland Magazine | By Maddy Fixler, September 7, 2018Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad will fast track your love life. If you’re looking to fast-track your romance, hop aboard the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad. During its Evening Dining on the Rails Sept. 7 and 14, you and your...

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad Acquires a bit of history with four Zephy cars

Beacon Journal/ | By Craig Webb, August 15, 2018Four iconic rolling pieces of railroad history will soon call the Cuyahoga Valley National Park home.The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad announced Wednesday that it has acquired four Zephyr railcars for $1.5 million.The purchase includes two sleek stainless...

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad Powers Ahead with Campaign

Nation’s only nonprofit railroad operating in a national park becomes rare steward of original Zephyr railcars; Funds raised will help support acquisition of four historic Zephyr railcars; Fundraising campaign continues to enhance and preserve the fleet PENINSULA, OHIO, August 15, 2018 – Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) marked...

Live on Lakeside: Kids Ride Free

WKYC Channel 3, Live on Lakeside | Air date: August 1, 2018Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad President and CEO, Joe Mazur, discusses August Kids Ride Free special and Steam in the Valley. Mazur also talks about THE POLAR EXPRESS™, presented by Countertop Solutions, and getting early access to tickets...

Ohio & Erie Canalway Association awards $140K to 4 Summit County projects | By Jennifer Conn, July 17, 2018AKRON, Ohio - The Ohio & Erie Canalway Association has awarded $140,000 to four Summit County projects within the Ohio & Erie Canal National Heritage Corridor.Among the Summit County grantees, Summit Metro Parks was awarded $50,000 to build a...