Things To Do

Check out the Great Events/Things to Do in the park.

Lake View Visitor Center
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 South Fork Fishing and Hunting Clubhouse
Park visitors will have three unique opportunities to tour the Clubhouse building. As part of the commemoration of the128th anniversary of the Johnstown Flood, Ranger-guided tours of all three floors of the Clubhouse will be offered on Saturday, May 27. Ranger-guided tours of all three floors will also be offered during Path of the Flood Van Tours. Abbreviated tours of the Clubhouse will be offered during our one hour Journey Around Lake Conemaugh Van Tours.

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

Evening on the Lake Programs:
Join us on the following Saturdays at 7:00 pm in the park Visitor Center Theater for these free speaker presentations:
July 8-Park Ranger Doug Bosley-An Interactive Look at Flood Photographs
August 5-Park Ranger Nathan Koozer-Fourth Time's a Failure
August 26-Park Ranger Melinda Kuzminsky-The Cresson Springs Resort

Journey Around Lake Conemaugh Van Tour:
These free one-hour, Ranger led van tours will be offered daily beginning Saturday, June 3 through Saturday, September 30. They begin at 10:00 am, 1:00 pm, and 3:00 pm daily. These tours go to both sides of the remains of the South Fork Dam. A brief stop at the South Fork Fishing and Hunting Clubhouse building is included in this tour. Reservations are not required, but are encouraged. Please call (814) 886-6170 for more information.
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 accommodate 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 Van Tour:
Path of the Flood Van Tours begin in the park, go to the South Fork Fishing and Hunting Club Clubhouse for an in-depth tour of this historic structure and then follows the path of the flood from South Fork, Mineral Point, East Conemaugh, Woodvale, and Johnstown. The narrative portion of the tour concludes at Grandview Cemetery. These tours are approximately four hours in lengh and will be offered at 1:00 pm on the following Saturdays: June 3, July 15, July 29, August 12, August 26, and September 16. These tours are free. Please call (814) 886-6170 for more information and to make the required reservations.
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 4-5 hours. Hikes will be offered at 11:00 am on the following Sundays:

Path of the Flood Hike I: South Fork to Franklin:
June 11 and August 6

Path of the Flood Hike II: Franklin to the Stone Bridge:
July 9 and September 17

Hikes are free, but limited to 12 participants. Please call (814) 886-6170 for more information and to make reservations.

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

Greater Johnstown/Cambria County Convention & Visitor Bureau

Johnstown Flood Museum

Last updated: April 27, 2017

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Mailing Address:

733 Lake Road
South Fork, PA 15956

Phone:

(814) 886-6170

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