There are designated accessible parking spots in all parking lots.

Mobility Impairments

  • The following visitor facilities are fully accessible to wheelchair users: the Visitor Center, outdoor amphitheater, Lemon House, Engine House 6 Exhibit Shelter, and the park’s picnic area near the Cresson exit.

  • Accessible restrooms are located in the Visitor Center; the basement of the Lemon House; the picnic area, and the Staple Bend Tunnel Unit (accessible pit toilet).

  • Accessible drinking fountains for children and wheelchair users are located at the Visitor Center, Lemon House, and the picnic area.
  • A wheelchair is available for loan at the Visitor Center, free of charge. In good weather, an electric scooter may also be available. A safety brief is required. With advance notice, a 5 seat golf cart may be available to assist mobility impaired visitors to more easily visit the Lemon House and Engine House 6 Exhibit Shelter. There is also a working elevator at the Lemon House available to wheelchair users.
  • The following trails and walkways are paved: several paved trails near the picnic area; the park’s recycled plastic lumber boardwalk meets gradient standards and has bench seats.
  • The Staple Bend Tunnel trail of crushed limestone dust meets gradient standards for wheelchair users. The trail is approximately 4 miles round trip.

Hearing Impairments

  • The park film is captioned, with captions visible during every film showing.

Sight Impairments

  • Braille versions of the park brochure are available at the Visitor Center desk.

  • Headsets with audio descriptions of the Visitor Center exhibits and the park film are available at the front desk.
  • Tactile exhibits are available in the Visitor Center, Lemon House and Engine House 6 Exhibit Shelter.
  • Lemon House reproduction furnishings and tools for ranger programs are used to enhance experiences for visually impaired visitors.
  • There is one audio exhibit at the Engine House 6 Exhibit Shelter.

Last updated: July 1, 2023

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110 Federal Park Road
Gallitzin, PA 16641


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