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 1834, a passenger on the Portage wrote that the engine houses appeared "like fairy castles seated on the tops of lofty hills, and shaded and surrounded by towering oaks and hemlocks". Today, a new generation of hemlock, Pennsylvania's state tree, survives in Allegheny Portage Railroad NHS.