jmelvin wrote:This railroad sounds very much like the Grand Canyon Railroad that runs from Williams, AZ into Grand Canyon National Park - South and back daily. The rails there are likely owned by the park, but the train itself is privately owned.
Today, the historic rails are owned by the National Park Service as part of its goal to preserve the significant cultural resources in the Cuyahoga Valley. The organization operates the excursion train through the Cuyahoga Valley National Park in cooperation with the National Park Service.
Visitor firearm Carry policy
Federal law allows possession of loaded firearms in national parks. This law allows visitors
who can legally possess firearms under federal and Ohio state law to possess firearms in
Cuyahoga Valley national park. In the state of Ohio this allows both open and concealed
carrying of firearms in the park.
However, no volunteer shall be in possession of a firearm while volunteering in Cuyahoga
Valley national park or while in uniform.
Although it is now legal to carry loaded guns in national parks, the new federal law does
not change existing laws and regulations that prohibit the use and discharge of firearms
in national parks. Hunting is illegal in Cuyahoga Valley national park. Target practice also
Firearms cannot be carried into federal facilities within national parks. facilities will
be marked with a “firearms prohibited” sign. facilities include all visitor centers, the
Cuyahoga Valley environmental education Center campus, and any facility used daily by
Other weapons, such as bows, swords, and pellet or BB guns, are prohibited by the
national park service.
Mustang380gal wrote:Welcome aboard, OhioRRConductor!
My family followed a Cuyahoga Valley train that came to the Canton depot. It would have been better to have been aboard, but hearing the steam whistle in the distance, and watching for the smoke then seeing it go by was a lot of fun!
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