Canal Exploration Center

Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Near Valley View, Ohio

Canal Exploration Center does not offer reservations through Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!


Discover the Ohio & Erie Canal in the storied Canal Exploration Center that was once used as a tavern, a general store, a residence, and a park visitor center. Find out how the canal shaped the nation through in-depth, interactive Canal Era exhibits for children and adults. Restrooms at the trailhead stay open even when Canal Exploration Center is closed.

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