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CVSR Explorer

Ride the Rail - Bike the Trail!

Load your bicycle onto the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad train, then pedal your way back on the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail! For only $5 you can load your bike on the CVSR Explorer (formerly known as "Bike Aboard!") for a one-way trip. Pick the boarding station where you want to get off and enjoy biking back to your start along the trail.

  • Please arrive at a boarding station 10 minutes prior to the train's scheduled arrival.
  • The train can be flagged down at boarding stations by waving both arms over your head.
  • Purchase your ticket when you board.
  • One way between stations, once per day.
  • $5 per person for ages 3 and up. Cash or credit/debit cards are accepted.
  • No guaranteed seats.

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PLEASE NOTE: The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad and Century Cycles are two separate business entities. We are not responsible for the on-time operation of the railroad. Customers utilizing the CVSR Explorer program in conjunction with our bike rental service are responsible for all associated fees for the rental period, including late fees, if applicable.

Rockside Road: 9:00am
Canal Exploration Center: 9:05am
Brecksville: 9:20am
Boston Mill: 9:35am
Peninsula: 9:45am
Indigo Lake: 10:00am
Botzum: 10:10am
Akron: 10:30am

Akron: 11:00am 
Botzum: 11:20am 
Indigo Lake: 11:30am 
Peninsula: 11:45am
Boston Mill: 11:55am 
Brecksville: 12:10pm 
Canal Exploration Center: 12:25pm 
Rockside Road: 12:30pm

Rockside Road: 1:00pm 
Canal Exploration Center: 1:10pm 
Brecksville: 1:25pm 
Boston Mill: 1:40pm 
Peninsula: 1:55pm
Indigo Lake: 2:10pm 
Botzum: 2:20pm 
Akron: 2:40pm

Akron: 3:00pm 
Botzum: 3:20pm 
Indigo Lake: 3:30pm 
Peninsula: 3:45pm
Boston Mill: 3:55pm 
Brecksville: 4:10pm 
Canal Exploration Center: 4:25pm 
Rockside Road: 4:30pm

Southbound (Saturdays only)
Rockside Road: 5:00pm
Canal Exploration Center: 5:05pm
Brecksville: 5:20pm
Boston Mill: 5:35pm
Peninsula: 5:45
Indigo Lake: 6:00pm
Botzum: 6:10pm
Akron: 6:30pm

Northbound (Saturdays only)
Akron: 7:00pm 
Botzum: 7:20pm 
Indigo Lake: 7:30pm 
Peninsula: 7:45pm
Boston Mill: 7:55pm 
Brecksville: 8:10pm 
Canal Exploration Center: 8:25pm 
Rockside Road: 8:30pm