Please be aware that part of the public area loop has been closed until further notice as the park starts preparatory efforts for this summer's paving project on the Picnic Area Road.
Early Closure 11/27/2013
The park will be closing today at 3:00 for the Thanksgiving holiday and remained closed through Thanksgiving Day, November 28. The park will re-open at 9:00 am on Friday, November 29.
There are many ways for children and families to enjoy your National Park.
Ask at the information desk for a copy of the park Junior Ranger book for a fun guide to the story of the Allegheny Portage Railroad.
For an on-line copy of the Junior Ranger book, click here.
We welcome your scout troop to Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site. Scouts can participate in the Junior Ranger program or participate in a self-guided tour of the park. For more information, contact (814) 886-6150.
Did You Know?
Accidents were common on the Allegheny Portage Railroad. In the 1840’s the engine house at incline plane #6 blew up killing four people.