North American National Park #45 – Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Ohio

Posted: June 14, 2015    Categories: National Parks

North American National Park #45 - Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Ohio

North American National Park #45 – Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Ohio

Cuyahoga Valley is very different from most national parks. Unlike Hot Springs, it at least can be considered a park. While not an urban park per se, it is the most accessible of all the national parks in the US. Cuyahoga is far from being a wilderness area. Unlike most national parks, there are farms, houses and two interstates which run through it. The parks has more significance as an historical park than as a natural park.

If I had to rate the parks I’ve visited on a ten point scale on how difficult they are to visit, Cuyahoga would rate a 1. It is an easy drive from Cleveland and Akron with major highways running through the park.

Exploring the park is pretty easy as it extends along the Cuyahoga River and there is a road which runs the length of the park.

Shown in the photo is the Everett Covered Bridge.

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