Picnic Area Road Paving Project
The park picnic area will be closed from 10/6/2014-10/10/2014 for repaving. The picnic area is schedule to reopen on 10/11/2014. Check back for more updates.
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?
In 1824 an all-water route through the Allegheny Mountains was proposed. A 4 mile tunnel "like a well dug horizontially" would be needed, along with ventilation shafts and support features. A portage over the mountains was built instead.