GPS coordinates: 40.3461103, -78.7706215
Take US Route 219 to the St Michael/Sidman exit. At the end of the exit ramp head East on PA 869 (there is a park sign at the end of the exit ramp). Travel approximately 1.5 miles on PA 869 watching for a left turn onto Lake Road at the sign for Johnstown Flood National Memorial. Follow Lake Road 1.5 miles until the visitor center appears on your right. Please park safely in the designated parking lot and not block any emergency access roads.
There is no public transportation to or within the park. Cambria County, Pennsylvania, senior citizens may be able to arrange transportation through the senior services buses.
Amtrak stops in Johnstown and Altoona.
Approximately 166 miles (3 1/2 hours) from Washington, DC, Dulles Airport
Approximately 244 miles (4 1/2 hours) from Philadelphia International Airport.
Did You Know?
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