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.
Jeff Reinbold Named Superintendent of National Parks of Western Pennsylvania, Effective January 1, 2012
Learn about the great and valued work our VIP (Volunteers-in-Parks) did to make National Park Week a success in the National Parks of Western Pennsylvania!
National Park Service
New Supports for Old Arches
Did You Know?
When the Portage Railroad opened on March 18, 1834, it was a single track line. The rule was when 2 drivers met the one who had passed the center post had the right to go on. The other driver had to back up. Some sat nose to nose until a magistrate determined who got to the center first.