Operating Hours & Seasons

Memorial Hours

Currently under Summer Hours of operation

Summer Hours

Open: 9 a.m.
Last entry: 6:30 p.m. - Gate closes for entry
Close: 7 p.m.

Summer Hours - May 1-October 31, 2015

Winter Hours
Open: 9 a.m.
Last entry: 4:30 p.m. - Gate closes for entry
Close 5 p.m.

Winter hours - Nov 1, 2015-April 30, 2016

Visitor Center Hours

Open: 9:30 a.m.
Last entry: 4 p.m.
Close: 5 p.m.

The memorial is open daily including holidays unless noted below:

Christmas Day: Closed

New Year's Day: Closed

Forecast for Shanksville, PA

Fall-Winter Generally, cooler weather starts in September with warm days and cool nights. The first snowfall of the season occurs by mid-October and extends through late March to mid-April. Throughout most of the winter, the daytime temperatures range in the mid-20s to 30s, with periodic warming in the 40s and 50s. It is often windy and wind chill is a major factor. Be prepared for adverse winter conditions: wind, snow, and ice. The average annual snowfall is approximately 80 inches for Somerset County.

Spring-Summer May is more predictable for warmer weather with daytime temperatures in the 60s and 70s. July and August are seasonably warm for the area with high humidity and temperatures in the high 80s or 90s.

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