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Free National Park!

There is no entrance fee for this national park. The road into the visitor's center is somewhat... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Heather P
Awesome National Park

Having lived in Ohio my entire life, I thought it was time to check out Ohio’s only National Park... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Reviewed 2 days ago

There is no entrance fee for this national park. The road into the visitor's center is somewhat narrow & curvy - we probably felt this more as we were driving a U-haul. We were worried about parking with our large vehicle, but there is RV...More

Thank Heather P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Not going to complain about something that is free and is just filler between cedar point and nfl hall of fame.... was a good way to spend time until hotel checkin but would be hard to make a full day of it... brandy wine was...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Having lived in Ohio my entire life, I thought it was time to check out Ohio’s only National Park. I think this is one of the newer National Parks in the country as well having been declared as one in 2000. The park is beautiful,...More

Thank TextMeLater
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We made camping reservations for two nights; my boyfriend and his son went the first night and I joined them the morning of the second day. First the good: the falls and trails were beautiful, and would be easily accessible for most people. The trails...More

Thank ndgo29
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited 3 spots: Bridal Veils Falls, Brandywine Falls and The Ledges. All were very easy walks and easy to get to once you found them. Signage in the park could be improved. We had to use our GPS! Nice place for a picnic.

Thank SandySue123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We made this girl’s trip because my mom (88) wanted to see it. Concerned about the length and difficulty of the sights, we stopped in at the welcome center at the north end of the park. This clean building houses the story of the canal,...More

Thank Lori R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was rainy during our visit and we weren’t prepared for the weather, so we just made a quick hike to Brandywine Falls. Beautiful! I recommend stopping at the Boston Store Visitors Center to watch the video about the history of the park.

Thank AndyKansasCity
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In addition to treating me to amazing landscapes while I'm just out to run some errands, my boyfriend and I frequent the park for weekend bike rides and it's the most beautiful place I've seen in awhile.

Thank klyneage
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the train from Independence to Akron. Nice, clean and comfortable. The car conductors were very knowledgeable and nice to talk with. Once in Akron, there was a free shuttle bus that took you to several drop-off locations. You had plenty of time to...More

Thank Jymvee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this Park twice in the two days we were visiting the area: we were so impressed the first day, we went back to a different area on the second day. A bonus is there is no charge for entry. On the first day...More

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Scott C
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Response from Pat G | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at La Quinta in Macedonia. Convenient location and reasonable price.
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13 May 2018|
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Yes. U need to get a permit form the rangers office. One word of warning- Cuyahoga valley is infested with ticks!!! be very careful where you decide to camp and make sure you talk to the rangers first.
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Response from Gary M | Reviewed this property |
the park has many roads with waysides. It is a great park ti bike in. There are short excursions that you may take. The park is beautiful and can be enjoyed from the road
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