Things To Do

Check out the Great Events/Things to Do planned for the 126th Anniversary Year

Park Visitor Center
The park Visitor Center and the grounds of the park are OPEN YEARROUND. View two floors of exhibits and the park's film "Black Friday." Film is shown at 15 minutes past the hour (9:15, 10:15, 11:15, 12:15, 1:15, 2:15, 3:15, 4:15).

Historic Clubhouse
At this time, access to the Clubhouse will be on one of the Park Ranger-led van tour options only.

Trails and Hikes
Remains of the dam are preserved within the park and are short walks from convenient parking spots.

Journey Around Lake Conemaugh Van Tour:
Journey Around Lake Conemaugh Van Tours will be held daily from Monday, June 1-Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 10:00 am; 1:00 pm; and 3:00 pm. These hour-long tours take visitors around what was once Lake Conemaugh. Highlights of the tour include stops at the South Fork Fishing & Hunting Club Clubhouse and the remains of the South Fork Dam. Tour is included with park entrance fee. Reservations are recommended, but not required.
Due to the length of this tour, it is not recommended for children aged seven (7) years and under.
Please be advised that because we cannot ensure that car seats are properly and safely installed on the vans and/or the bus, we cannot accomodate them on van tours. If a child arrived to the park in a car seat, they must always be in a car seat. No allowances will be made for "holding" children while on a van tour. Thank you for your understanding.

The following events require reservations, which may be made by calling the park Visitor Center at (814) 495-4643. Reservations will only be taken over the telephone.

Path of the Flood Van Tour:
These 4-hour-long tours take visitors along the path of the Great Flood of 1889 from Lake Conemaugh to Johnstown passing through South Fork, Mineral Point, East Conemaugh, and Woodvale along the way. The tour also includes an in-depth tour of the South Fork Fishing & Hunting Club Clubhouse. Tours begin at 1:00 pm on the following Saturdays: June 6 & 20; July 18; August 1 & 15; and September 5 & 26. The tour is included with park entrance fee. Reservations are required.
Due to the length of this tour, it is not recommended for children aged seven (7) years and under.
Please be advised that because we cannot ensure that car seats are properly and safely installed on the vans and/or the bus, we cannot accomodate them on van tours. If a child arrived to the park in a car seat, they must always be in a car seat. No allowances will be made for "holding" children while on a van tour. Thank you for your understanding.

Path of the Flood Hikes:
These ranger-guided hikes take visitors along the Path of the Flood Trail in two different sections. The hikes are about 5-8 miles in length and last for about 4-5 hours. Hikes are limited to 12 participants. The hikes will be held on the following Sundays:
Part 1: South Fork to Franklin: June 7 & August 9.
Part 2: Franklin to the Stone Bridge: July 12 & September 20

Related Places in the Area you don't want to miss:

Greater Johnstown/Cambria County Convention & Visitor Bureau

Johnstown Flood Museum

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