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Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Cuyahoga Valley NP

Best National Parks Near Cleveland

If you are starting from Cleveland, it’s a stretch to think of five national parks that are nearby. Luckily, while we have a great one in our own backyard, no matter which direction you drive, there’s one within a day’s journey.


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Missing Ohio Woman Found In Cuyahoga River

A body found in a river in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park has been identified as a woman who was reported missing last week.


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Ohio Sentencing Set For 5th Bomb Plot Defendant

The last of five defendants in a failed anti-Wall Street plot to bomb a highway bridge near Cleveland faces sentencing after losing another bid for leniency.


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Mom: Finding Ohio Teen’s Remains Provides Closure

The mother of a teenager whose skeletal remains were found in a northeast Ohio park says the identification provides the family some closure as police investigate the possible homicide.


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Human Remains Found In National Park In NE Ohio

Hikers found a jawbone in Ohio’s Cuyahoga Valley National Park and searchers then found additional human remains including a partial skull.


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Best Day Trips For Under $100 In The Cleveland Area

Cleveland has dozens of things to do right in the city, however you can multiply the opportunities with a short day trip. For well under $100, you can enjoy your day and come back with some great memories of Ohio’s great offerings.



Best Places For Horseback Riding Around Cleveland

Cleveland’s nearby woods and trail offer a great place for horseback riding.


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Bald Eagles Nesting In Ohio’s Only National Park

The frigid weather hasn’t kept a pair of bald eagles from nesting again in a northeastern Ohio national park.


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Best Running Clubs In Cleveland

While many of the area’s organized running programs are associated with schools, there are a number of clubs for grownups and families as well as other loosely organized groups that run together.



Getaway Guide: Weekend Road Trip to Cuyahoga Valley

Cuyahoga, or crooked river in Mohawk, revolves around a river that spans from Cleveland to Akron. The Cuyahoga is the only national park in the state of Ohio, thanks to Hayward Kendall’s 430-acre donation of land to the state of Ohio back in the 1930s. He named the park after his mother, Virginia Kendall. In 1974, the residents feared the land would be taken over and the beauty lost, so then President Gerald Ford deemed it a national recreation area, thus saving the land. In 1985, the National Park Services added 47 acres of wetlands. Now, this park attracts thousands of visitors every year for getaways unlike any other. Whether it be hiking, biking, bird watching, camping, rafting, canoeing, kayaking, or cave exploring, this beautiful land provides recreation for all.



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