Explore The Cuyahoga
A hallmark of the Cuyahoga River Water Trail is the diversity of opportunities around every crooked turn.
Enjoy nature, exercise, and peaceful appreciation. Differences in the paddling skills needed, seasons of flow, and equipment options contribute to this variety.
Kayaks, canoes, standup paddleboards, sculls, and dragon boats often share the waters. Motorized boats and inflated tubes are not allowed in some sections.
Private liveries and other businesses. operate independently to serve people recreating along the river.
For detailed information about paddling each section of the river visit the maps under the “Plan Your Trip” section on our website.
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Plan a Safe Trip
The calm, rural waters of the Upper Cuyahoga State Scenic River above Kent are best for beginners. Intermediate paddlers might explore from Kent to Cuyahoga Falls with its frequent access points.