South Fork, PA 15956
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.
Winters can be cold and severe. Spring can be seasonable and wet. Summer can be hot with potentials for thunderstorms. Fall can be seasonal, with cold temperatures into October and November.
Entrance Fee. - $0.00
Johnstown Flood National Memorial is a fee free park.
Access Pass - $0.00
For US Citizens or Permanent Residents of any age who have a permanent disability (must bring proper documentation); good for life. This admits the guest and three additional adult guests in the party.
America the Beautiful-U.S. Military Pass - $0.00
Yearly pass for Active US Military members, including the National Guard and Reserves; renewable each year during your active duty service, including the National Guard and Reservies. This admits the servicemember and his/her dependents in the party.
Every Kid in a Park-4th Grade Pass - $0.00
With the help of an adult, fourth graders can go to this website, https://www.everykidinapark.gov/, complete a short, fun activity, and then bring their certificate into the park to exchange it for a Fourth Grade Pass, which entitles all adults in the fourth graders party to fee admission to any National Park. Adults may not use the pass without the fourth grader present.
The Visitor Center has two floors of displays that explain the history of the South Fork Dam, the South Fork Fishing & Hunting Club, and how and why the 1889 Johnstown Flood occurred. There is also a 35 minute film,"Black Friday," shown every :15 past the hour, with the first showing of the day at 9:15 and the last showing at 4:15.