Gallitzin Tunnels Park
-located in the town of Gallitzin, approximately 4 miles from the park visitor center.
-see a N5C Caboose, Museum, and overlook for the railroad tunnels on NS Mainlines.
For info: 814-886-8871
Horseshoe Curve National Historic Landmark
-located approximately 8 miles from the park visitor center, this site along the currently used railroad line is operated by the Altoona Railroaders Memorial Museum.
-privately run, the hours and days of operation may be limited. Please call ahead.
Cresson Area Heritage Park
-located on Front Street in the town of Cresson, approximately 4 miles from the park visitor center.
-see a N5C Caboose and enjoy a rail observation platform parallel to the tracks.
Altoona Railroaders Memorial Museum
-located in the city of Altoona just off of 9th Avenue. Take the 17th Street exit of I-99 and watch for 9th Avenue just past the Altoona Public Library. It is approximately 20 miles from the park visitor center to the museum.
-privately owned and operated the hours may be limited. Please call for details.
Portage Station Museum
-located at 400 Lee St., Portage, PA - Just off Route 53
- call for current hours and special programs 814-736-8589.
Ghost Town Trail
Blacklick to Ebensburg, 32 miles total trail
Open year round to hikers, bicyclists, cross country skiers and wheelchair users.
For info: 412-463-8636, 814-948-4444.
Canoe Creek State Park to Alfarata (Alexandria), 16.5 miles total trail
-open to the public, free of charge, for hiking, jogging, bicycling, horseback riding, bird-watching, cross-country skiing, and other non-motorized recreation. The Trail also provides access to the Juniata River for fishing and boating.
West Penn Trail
-between Saltsburg and Blairsville, 17 miles total trail
-open to the public, free of charge, for bicycling, hiking, jogging
Local Partners & Information Resources
Allegheny Mountains Convention and Visitors Bureau
Cresson Area Chamber of Commerce
Railroaders Heritage Corporation
Johnstown Area Heritage Association