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?
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.