Climb aboard and explore the natural scenery and wildlife in Cuyahoga Valley National Park. One round trip is approximately 3 hours long. Our National Park Scenic coach ticket is an all-day pass! Disembark at one of our passenger stations and explore the park or visit local attractions.
Rockside Station: 7900 Old Rockside Road Independence, OH
Peninsula Depot: 1630 Mill Street Peninsula, OH
Akron Northside Station: 27 Ridge Street Akron, OH. The intersection of Howard Street and North Main in Akron will be closed through August. This may impact those traveling to our Akron Northside Station. A detour will be posted. Visit Drive Akron for more information.
The train runs Tuesdays-Sundays. On Tuesdays-Thursdays, the train makes two full round trips. On Fridays-Sundays, the train makes three full round trips.
Tuesday – Thursday
Rockside- 9:00 a.m., 12:50 p.m.
Peninsula- 9:50 a.m., 11:45 a.m., 1:45 p.m.
Akron- 10:55 a.m.
Rockside- 9:00 a.m., 12:50 p.m., 4:45 p.m.
Peninsula- 9:50 a.m., 11:45 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 3:40 p.m.
Akron- 10:55 a.m., 2:50 p.m.
|ROCKSIDE||9:00 a.m.||12:30 p.m.||12:50 p.m.||4:25 p.m.||4:45 p.m.||8:15 p.m.|
|C.EC. (b)||9:05 a.m.||12:20 p.m.||1:00 p.m.||4:15 p.m.||4:50 p.m.||8:00 p.m.|
|BRECKSVILLE (b)||9:25 a.m.||12:00 p.m.||1:20 p.m.||3:55 p.m.||5:10 p.m.||7:45 p.m.|
|BOSTON MILL (b)||9:35 a.m.||11:50 a.m.||1:30 p.m.||3:45 p.m.||5:20 p.m.||7:35 p.m.|
|PENINSULA||9:40 a.m. (AR)||11:45 a.m. (DP)||1:35 p.m. (AR)||3:40 p.m. (DP)||5:30 p.m. (AR)||7:30 p.m. (DP)|
|9:50 a.m. (DP)||11:35 a.m. (AR)||1:45 p.m. (DP)||3:30 p.m. (AR)||5:40 p.m. (DP)||7:25 p.m. (AR)|
|INDIGO LAKE (b)||10:05 a.m.||11:25 a.m.||2:00 p.m.||3:20 p.m.||5:55 p.m.||7:15 p.m.|
|BOTZUM (b)||10:15 a.m.||11:15 a.m.||2:10 p.m.||3:10 p.m.||6:05 p.m.||7:05 p.m.|
|BIG BEND (b)||10:25 a.m.||11:05 a.m.||2:20 p.m.||3:00 p.m.||6:15 p.m.||6:55 p.m.|
|AKRON||10:35 a.m.||10:55 a.m.||2:30 p.m.||2:50 p.m.||6:25 p.m.||6:45 p.m.|
(b) Indicates bike stop only. Please arrive 10 minutes before departure.
* Indicates third round trip for Fridays-Sundays ONLY
We strongly encourage you to purchase tickets in advance. Under buy tickets, search by excursion, departure location or date. You can print your tickets right from home!
You can also arrive at the any of the three main boarding stations 30 minutes prior to departure to purchase your tickets.
The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad has a handicap accessible car with a lift. Boarding with a wheelchair is limited to our Rockside and Akron Northside stations. Please note: Availability may be limited. If you would like to request seating in our ADA cars, please call our customer service office at 1-800-468-4070 ext. 235.
Service Animals: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad does permit service animals. All service dogs must have registration tags. Please view our Service Animal Policy for more details.
To view the different features of each car, please refer to this grid of the different Seat Classes and the descriptions of each ticket below. Please note: The below prices do not include delivery and preservation fees.
The National Park Scenic Coach ticket
Seating is in our coach cars with blocks of four (two seats facing two seats). The coach ticket is an all-day pass!
Passengers may get on and off the train at various stations throughout the day. This opportunity is ONLY available with the National Park Scenic Coach ticket! Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children (ages 3-12). Children under 3 ride for free on an adults lap.
The Premium Upper Dome ticket
This car gives a birds eye view during this three-hour, continuous round trip. Passengers in this car may not get on and off throughout the duration of their train ride. Due to limited seating, the all-day pass does not apply to premium tickets.
Tickets are $28 for adults and $23 for children (ages 3-12). Seating in the upper dome is available on National Park Scenic departures out of Rockside station and Akron Northside station.
The Premium First Class ticket
Seating in our luxurious first class car. This car offers additional leg room, head rests and comfortable seating. This is a three hour, continuous round trip only. Passengers in this car may not get on and off throughout the duration of their train ride. Due to limited seating, the all-day pass does not apply to premium tickets.
Tickets are $23 for adults and $18 for children (ages 3-12). Seating in the first class car is available on National Park Scenic departures from Rockside station and Akron Northside station.
Senior Citizen Discount
Ages 55 and older. Receive $2 off the adult coach ticket price of the National Park Scenic train on weekdays only (Wednesday-Friday) between June and September. (Please note this applies to coach tickets only).
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. (Please note this applies to coach tickets only).
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.