Field Trip Program

Self-guided Field Trip

Statue of Albert Gallatin surveying

Statue of Albert Gallatin surveying

National Park Service


Visiting Friendship Hill is a great way for your students to learn history and about the natural world. Your class may participate in the following activities while visiting the park:

- View the introductory video

- Tour the Gallatin mansion

- Read the exhibits in the visitor center

- Tour the grounds including the gazebo overlooking the Monongahela River and Sophia's grave

- Eat at the picnic area

The park also has extensive hiking trails with woods a meadow for studying nature.

Although reservations are not required it is helpful to know when a group is expected.  Please consider calling to let us know your plans.


Park Ranger Kitty Seifert


Commerce and Industry, Economics, Government, International Relations, War of 1812, Westward Expansion
Field Trip Program