National Park Scenic

Take a scenic train ride through the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. During the National Park Scenic Excursion, you will have the opportunity to explore a wealth of natural and human history in the Cuyahoga Valley. 

2016 MAY SCHEDULE

May 6th – May 29th   (Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays) 

  South North South North
Rockside 9:00 a.m. 12:20 p.m. 12:55 p.m. 4:15 p.m.
CEC 9:05 a.m. 12:15 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 4:10 p.m.
Brecksville 9:20 a.m. 12:00 p.m. 1:15 p.m. 3:55 p.m.
Boston Mill 9:35 a.m. 11:45 a.m. 1:30 p.m. 3:40 p.m.
Peninsula 9:45 a.m. 11:40 a.m. 1:45 p.m. 3:35 p.m.
Indigo Lake 10:05 a.m. 11:20 a.m. 2:00 p.m. 3:15 p.m.
Botzum 10:15 a.m. 11:10 a.m. 2:10 p.m. 3:05 p.m.
Big Bend 10:25 a.m. 11:00 a.m.  2:20 p.m. 2:55 p.m.
Akron 10:35 a.m. 10:50 a.m. 2:30 p.m. 2:45 p.m.

 

Departures:

Rockside – 9:00am and 12:55pm

Peninsula – 9:45am and 11:40am

Akron – 10:50am only 

Summer Schedule: 

For June-October departure times, please visit the Bike Aboard! page.

Tickets:

Coach tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children. Purchase tickets in advance online or at Rockside Station, Peninsula Depot, or Akron Northside Station 30 minutes prior to departure. 

Directions

Please refer to "Directions" for the locations of our stations (Departures are at Rockside, Peninsula, Akron Northside).

All Day Pass

The purchase of our National Park Scenic Coach ticket is an All Day Pass! Riders may get on and off the train at various stations throughout the day. For example; board at Akron or Rockside get off in Peninsula to walk along the towpath or have lunch then board the train to return to your station of origin. This opportunity is only available with the National Park Scenic Coach ticket!

Special Options

Want the best view of Cuyahoga Valley National Park?

The Premium Upper Dome ticket gives a birds eye view during this three-hour trip. Comfortable seating and complimentary coffee, tea, or bottled water and a snack if offered. Tickets are $28 for adults and $23 for children (ages 3-12). To purchase tickets, please search National Park Scenic trips departing from Rockside station.

 

The Premium First Class ticket includes complimentary coffee, tea, or bottled water and a snack as you enjoy the view through the large windows in your spacious, reclining seat. Tickets are $23 for adults and $18 for children (ages 3-12). To purchase tickets, please search National Park Scenic trips departing from Rockside station.

 

Due to limited seating, These seats are not eligible for the All-Day Pass, passengers may get off the train, however we cannot guarantee that their Premium Upper Dome or Premium First Class seats will be available.

The Caboose has a wood burning stove, and offers a unique view of the park. Small snack and bottled water included in your ticket. Caboose tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for children (ages 3-12). Please note: The Caboose trip is a 1/2 loop and departs from Peninsula station. To purchase tickets, please search National Park Scenic trips departing from Peninsula depot.

 

                   

Special Promotions

  • Senior Citizen Discount: Ages 55 and older.  Receive $2 off adult ticket price on any regularly-scheduled National Park Scenic train on weekdays only (Wednesday-Friday) between June and September.
  • Member Thursdays: Active members are eligible for buy-one-get-one-free coach tickets on any regularly-scheduled National Park Scenic train on Thursdays between June and September.  Please visit our membership page to join today!
  • Military/Veteran/First Responder Discount: Active military, veterans, and first responders receive free coach tickets on any regularly-scheduled National Park Scenic train on Thursdays between June and September.  Up to three family members/guests may receive 1/2 price tickets.

* The special promotions are redeemable only at CVSR's ticket stations (Rockside Station, Peninsula Depot, and Akron Northside Station).  Please arrive 30 minutes before departure.  Proof of age, membership card, or military/veteran/first responder status must be shown.

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