Cuyahoga Falls is located in northeastern Ohio in Summit County on Akron's northeastern city limits on the banks of the Little Cuyahoga River. The population estimate for July 1, 1998 was 49,913, an increase of 963 since 1990.
Outdoor recreation is nearby in the form of Tinkers Creek State Park about 10 miles north-northeast of town. Lake Rockwell is less than 10 miles to the northeast and Michael J. Kerwin Lake is about 15 miles east of town.
Golfers will want to challenge Brookledge Golf Club, a public 18-hole course which first opened in 1988.