About CVSR

Who we are

The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is a tourist excursion railway and private sector, nonprofit 501(c)3 organization operating in partnership with the Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

What is our mission

The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad’s mission is to provide educational and heritage railroad experiences within the Ohio & Erie Canalway and to provide alternative transportation to, through and within Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

Where we are located

The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is located in Northeast, Ohio and runs through Cuyahoga Valley National Park, 33,000 acres of land that is part of the National Park System. Our trains travel from Independence to Akron.

What we offer

The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad offers excursions year round. The train offers 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 train excursions.


Download the Train Tracker App

CVSR’s Train Tracker App is available for free on Google Play or the Apple Store. Listen to the Cuyahoga Valley National Park audio tour from your phone! Hear entertaining and interesting stories from the valley’s past and learn about the unique history of the park.

Audio clips will play at points along your ride. This app also allows you to follow the train, view the train’s current speed, heading and even allows you to purchase tickets right from your phone!