Blog

Welcome to Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad’s blog! We are committed to providing passengers with information about our train and updates about CVSR. Our blog provides you with more information on the developments at CVSR, as well as pieces of information that park visitors will find useful. From showcasing our volunteers, to featuring new and exciting upcoming events, follow our blog posts to stay up to date on all things CVSR!

 

Dining on the Rails

Whether you have a special date coming up such as an anniversary or birthday, or simply want a nice meal out, our Dining on the Rails train excursions give you just what you want. Featuring lunch and dinner, we have everything you need to spend...

Celebrate Father’s Day with CVSR

This Father’s Day weekend we invite you to spend quality time with dad on the railroad. Climb aboard for our various Father’s Day events, or simply take our National Park Scenic and enjoy spending time in Cuyahoga Valley National Park with dad. From lunch to...

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CVSR Runs on Memorial Day

Looking for something to do this Memorial Day? Head out to Cuyahoga Valley National park and enjoy a train ride! For the first time in several years, Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is running our train on Memorial Day, May 28th.On Memorial Day we will be...

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Bike Safety Tips – What You Need to Know

In honor of National Bike Month, we’ve compiled the best tips to keep you safe on your bike this summer in Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Whether your biking long distances or on a leisurely afternoon ride, staying safe on the road is a top priority,...

Summer Wine Tasting Events

Sit back and relax as you watch the sunset over Cuyahoga Valley and enjoy a glass of wine (or five). This summer, enjoy wine tasting on the train with Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad! Grape Escape is our premier wine sampling event where passengers enjoy a...

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Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad Surpasses One Million Volunteer Hours

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is pleased to announce that we have surpassed one million volunteer hours during the first quarter of 2018 for a total of 1,00,065 hours since 1999, when records are available. This is a major achievement as our volunteers are an integral role in...

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Tips to Get Your Bike Ready for the Season

Summer is coming soon to Northeast Ohio, which means longer days and warmer weather to enjoy the beauty of Cuyahoga Valley National Park. What better way to stay active and soak up the rays than to bike? But before you hop on your bike, make...

Moms Ride Free, Presented by Countertop Solutions

CVSR is running a ‘Moms Ride Free’ special this Mother’s Day Weekend, Friday, May 11 through Sunday, May 13.The ‘Moms Ride Free’ special is presented by our partners at Countertop Solutions. Starting Friday, May 11, for one purchased adult or child National Park Scenic coach ticket,...

Volunteer Orientation in March

Orientation for new volunteers will be held on Tuesday, March 20 at 6:30 pm at Fitzwater Maintenance Yard. Orientation is a requirement for volunteers, including: trainmen, concessionaires and servers. This program will be about an hour and a half and will cover the basic information...

Craig Schneider Named 2017 Volunteer of the Year

Congratulations to Craig Schneider, Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad's 2017 Volunteer of the Year! Craig has been a CVSR volunteer since October 2010.  In 2017, he surpassed 8,000 hours of volunteer service; 1,303 of those hours were recorded in 2017. Craig was voted 2017 Volunteer of...

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CVSR Volunteers Reach Another Record High

The numbers are in! CVSR Volunteers surpassed the 100,000 hours goal for 2017 with 104,221 volunteer hours recorded in 2017! We would like to take this opportunity to thank our amazing volunteers for contributing their time and talent to achieve this record-breaking number.Volunteer hours increased almost 11,000...

Become a CVSR Volunteer

Have you ever wanted to work on the railroad? Looking for volunteer service hours or are you just looking for a fun new opportunity to get out of the house and meet new people? Why not become a volunteer at Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad?Orientation for...

Give the Gift of Exploration

This holiday season, treat your family and friends to a train ride through Cuyahoga Valley National Park. CVSR offers both membership and gift certificate options, perfect for the loved ones on your list. CVSR Memberships CVSR membership starts at $50 and provides the opportunity to ride the...

Support the Railroad this Holiday Season

For generations, families have been making memories on Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad.  2017 marks CVSR’s 45th anniversary since its founding, and CVSR has transformed from a commuter train transporting passengers from Cleveland to Hale Farm & Village into one of America’s longest and most scenic...