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Read Aboard

Join us for an hour and a half exciting train ride through the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Come read train and other themed books, sing songs, listen to stories, and create an art project or two, while riding the rails.

Departures in April, June, and July are on Saturdays and selected Sundays from Rockside Station at 10:00 a.m. Select your favorites from the Spring and Summer themes listed below and book a ticket for an experience that is perfect for the whole family. We’ll be waiting for you!

At a Glance: 

  • 1.5 hour round trip excursions
  • 10:00 a.m. departure from the Rockside Station
  • Tickets range from $11-$16, depending on ticket
  • Children 3 and up need a ticket. Children under the age of 3 do not need a ticket but must sit on a parent’s or guardian’s lap.
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Read Aboard – Watch Me Grow

June 4,11 and 12

Climb aboard for this child and family reading program as you make your way through the Cuyahoga Valley National Park! Children and families will board the train, learn about things that grow, have a short story time, and participate in creative hands-on art activities. Come join us!

Read Aboard – Who Lives In The Park?

June 18, 25 and 26

Climb aboard for this child and family reading program as you make your way through the Cuyahoga Valley National Park! Children and families will board the train, learn about animals and plants that live in the park, have a short story time, and participate in creative hands-on art activities. All aboard!

Read Aboard – Off To The Beach

July 9, 10, and 16

Climb aboard for this child and family reading program as you make your way through the Cuyahoga Valley National Park! Children and families will board the train, have a short story time about vacations, and participate in creative hands-on art activities.  We’re looking for you!

Read Aboard – Ohio Authors and Ohio Heroes

July 23, 24 and 30

Climb aboard for this child and family reading program as you make your way through the Cuyahoga Valley National Park! Children and families will board the train, learn about Ohio heroes, listen to books by Ohio authors, and participate in creative hands-on art activities. Come join us!

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