Staple Bend Tunnel Trail Open, Staple Bend Tunnel Close
The Staple Bend Tunnel is closed until further notice, but the Staple Bend Tunnel trail is open for use. Again, the tunnel, NOT THE TRAIL, is closed.
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.
10/13/2012Location: Call ahead for reservations and details. | Map Time: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM Fee Information: $2.00 per person/park passes do not apply Contact Name: Park Staff Contact Phone Number: (814) 886-6150
Join us on October 13 for an evening ghost tour of the Allegheny Portage Railroad and hear about the darker side of life and death on the Portage Railroad. Learn about the hazards that workers and travelers of the 1830s and 1840s faced as they crossed the Allegheny Mountains.
Be advised that inclement weather MAY CANCEL the event; call ahead.
Tours will be held at:
6:00; 6:20; 6:40; 7:00; 7:20; 7:40; 8:00; 8:20; 8:40; 9:00; 9:20; and 9:40.
Space for the 50 minute tours is limited to 15 people per tour so reservations are required. Tours will be held rain or shine. The cost is $2 per person and National Parks passes are not valid.