Who we are
The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is one of the oldest tourist excursion railways in the country. It is a private sector, volunteer supported, not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization operating in partnership with the Cuyahoga Valley National Park.
Where we are located
The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is located in Northeast Ohio and runs through the heart of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. The Cuyahoga Valley National Park is 33,000 acres of land that is part of the National Park system.
The train travels northbound and southbound from Independence, Ohio through Akron, Ohio with stops at smaller stations along the way. The trip is approximately three hours long. The purchase of our All-day pass allows you to hop off the train for a couple of hours, explore the park or nearby attractions and board to return to your starting location.
Please refer to the Directions page for a list of our stations and addresses.
What we offer
It is the goal of the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad to provide a unique travel experience to visitors of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad offers excursions year round. The train presents an excellent view of the natural scenery and wildlife of the national park and an opportunity to learn about the history of the railroad in valley.
Whether you are looking for a family trip or a company outing, the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad has something for everyone.
CVSR offers a variety of programs including the beloved holiday tradition "The Polar Express," dining along the Cuyahoga, education days and many other special events.
For more information about the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad, view our 2015 annual report.