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Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad

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After a full day of driving to waterfalls, walking the paths and visiting the park, we purchased... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
Lori R
Great way to relax

We have never done a train excursion on any of our vacations, so I was looking for something a... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Santacruzcindy
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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. The train runs...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Streetsboro Road, Peninsula, OH 44131
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+1 800-468-4070
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Reviewed 8 July 2018

We biked from the Rockside station on the CVNP towpath to the Botzam station then boarded the train along with our bikes and rode back. Loved listening to the history or special points along the train track using the train app. Loved the cold beverages...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Simple, fun, cheap, and highly suggested! We brought our bikes to the train station in Peninusla, had staff load our bikes for us, and we then seated the train. We road North around 13 miles to their final stop and got off the train to...More

2  Thank jdepinet
Reviewed 1 July 2018

After a full day of driving to waterfalls, walking the paths and visiting the park, we purchased tickets for the rail for the following morning. I carefully read the description and a few reviews to understand what to expect. We purchased tickets on line. When...More

2  Thank Lori R
Reviewed 30 June 2018

We paid $30 for two senior tickets. The website made it look like you got to visit all these neat things. All you saw was trees and a muddy river. 3½ hours of total boredom. There was a guide from the park who gave us...More

Thank Mary L
Katie B, Public Relations Manager at Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Hello Mary, thank you for choosing to ride CVSR! We are sorry to hear that your ride was not to your satisfaction. We strive to create fun and meaningful experiences for all passengers aboard. We appreciate the time you took to give us feedback as...More

Reviewed 30 June 2018

Went on the train ride for my wife's birthday. Got on train on schedule. Rode for 1 1/2 hours and seen 1 pond a few houses with yards close to the track and some parking lots. Got to the one end and waited for almost...More

1  Thank buchster2
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

We have never done a train excursion on any of our vacations, so I was looking for something a little different to do while visiting Ohio for the first time. We have a disabled son who is always up for new and different, so we...More

1  Thank Santacruzcindy
Katie B, Public Relations Manager at Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

We're glad to hear you enjoyed your ride aboard Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad and had a memorable experience!

Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

This could be a great trip if u 90 years old and just sit for 4 hours creeping at woods and river. It is not explained well about stops. None are announced during trip. There were several passengers missed stops for excursions they paid. Plus,...More

Thank Tiger K
Katie B, Public Relations Manager at Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

Thank you for choosing to ride aboard Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad. Though we are very disappointed to learn that your experience aboard our National Park Scenic fell short of expectations, we appreciate you taking the time to provide your feedback. We strive to provide a...More

Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

The staff is very nice. The scenery on train ride itself is nice. However several cars on the train were hot and stuffy and therefore quite uncomfortable on a 93-degree day. I specifically planned to ride on a hot day to stay cool and enjoy...More

1  Thank Angela C
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Will you enjoy ? Its about 3.5 hours 55 total miles Variety of car choices Ac can be hit or miss Scenery is ok, but not grand Food is available Potty is available Enjoy a relaxed place

2  Thank Sonny_circumvehor
Reviewed 16 June 2018

Novel experience to ride the train. But, in my mind the scenery didn't measure up. Don't get me wrong, its a pleasant ride through the woods. It just didn't feel very Cuyahoga-y to me (we saw much better scenery on various hikes in the area)....More

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Ruth B
17 May 2018|
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Response from cogaha | Reviewed this property |
The train has a snack car where you can purchase a limited selection of items. I remember that they had a few beverage choices and some snacks such as candy bars and popcorn. There are a few tables in that car where you... More
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Pamela R M
10 May 2018|
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Response from Katie B | Property representative |
Hi Pamela, we do have membership packages available. More information on our website under the "Join & Support" tab.
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Philip B
25 April 2018|
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Response from gumpper88 | Reviewed this property |
The schedules are on their web site. I could not put it on here,
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