There are no public transportation systems that directly service the park.
Greyhound bus services are located in Reading, Pennsylvania, approximately 15 miles from the park.
Amtrak and regional rail service is available at Downingtown Pennsylvania, approximately 20 miles from the park.
The nearest airports to Hopewell Furnace are Philadelphia International Airport (PA) and Harrisburg International Airport (PA). Both are approximately 1 1/4 hours travel time from the park by automobile.
Did You Know?
Hardwood trees produced the highest quality and quantity of charcoal to fuel early ironworks. Chestnut was the principal tree of the forest surrounding Hopewell Furnace, and along with Oak, Hickory, Maple and Walnut trees, were harvested by the thousands each year to fuel the furnace.