Scranton, PA 18503
Our GPS coordinates are: N 41.410730 (latitude), W 75.671329 (longitude) using our park entrance, Lackawanna Ave at Cliff St, 18503 Be careful NOT to use the park's MAILING address with a GPS unit as there is no entrance at that location. If the location info above fails, you can try 350 Cliff St with ZIP Code 18503 (the bookstore mail address). General Driving Directions Take I-81 to exit 185. At first traffic light turn left on Lackawanna Avenue. Continue on Lackawanna Ave to Cliff St and park entrance.
Warm and sometimes humid summers; cold and rainy or snowy winters. Wear seasonable clothing and good walking shoes. For travel aboard the summer and fall seasonal excursion trains, please note that the commuter-type coaches are not air-conditioned, or may not be heated. Therefore, we recommend that you dress appropriately for the season that you plan to visit us!
Steamtown NHS Entrance Fee - Per Person - $7.00
The daily entrance fee applies per adult, all ages 16 and older; children 15 and younger are free with paid adult admission. Steamtown NHS is an industrial heritage site, and all minors must be accompanied by an adult at all times. The entrance fee allows visitor parking, access to the Visitor Center and Museum Complex, including the Park Theater, History, Roundhouse and Technology museums, plus walking tours scheduled for that day.
Steamtown NHS - Bookstore Visit Only - $0.00
The Bookstore at Steamtown NHS is managed and operated by Eastern National, Inc. There is no charge to visit only the Bookstore for that special gift or remembrance item, but you must obtain a no-charge pass at the Entrance Fee kiosk.
"Scranton" / "Nay Aug Gorge" Limited Train Rides - $5.00
These seasonal short (~30-40 minutes) train rides are within the park boundaries, and provide an overall view of the park grounds. The train rides are aboard 1920s-era commuter-style coaches. Note that the coaches are not air-conditioned, nor heated, so please dress appropriately for the season. The train fare applies to all, ages 5 and older; children 5 and younger may ride free with accompanying adult.
"America the Beautiful" Interagency Annual Pass - $80.00
Provides free park entrance for the pass holder (ID required) and up to 3 additional adults, ages 16 and older; train ride fares are not covered. Valid for one full year from date of purchase, and available for purchase during regular park hours or online at http://store.usgs.gov/pass/index.html.
"America the Beautiful" Senior Pass (Lifetime Pass) - $80.00
This "lifetime" pass is for seniors, age 62 and older, who are U.S. citizens, and provides the holder (ID required) and up to 3 adults age 16 and older, free entrance to the park (train ride fares are not included). You can purchase a pass at our site during regular business hours; proof of age is required. You may also complete an online application at http://store.usgs.gov/pass/senior.html
"America the Beautiful" Military Pass (Annual) - $0.00
This free annual pass is available to current US military members and the dependents of deployed military in the US Armed Forces, including most members of the Current US Reserves and National Guard. Proper military ID is required (CAC Card or DoD Form 1173). You may apply for the pass in-person at our park during regular park hours. The pass (ID required) covers the entrance fee for the holder and up to 3 adults, ages 16 and older; train ride costs are extra. Visit http://store.usgs.gov/pass/military.html
"America the Beautiful" Access Pass (Lifetime) - $0.00
The Access Pass may be issued to U.S. citizens or permanent residents that have been medically determined to have a permanent disability (does not have to be a 100% disability) that severely limits one or more major life activities. The pass provides the holder and up to 3 additional adults, ages 16 and older, free entrance to the park; train ride fares are extra. You can obtain an Access Pass in person, with proper documentation, during regular park hours. Visit http://store.usgs.gov/pass/access.html
"America the Beautiful" Every Kid in a Park Annual 4th Grade Pass - $0.00
Available to U.S. 4th Graders (including home-schooled and free-choice learners 10 years of age). Educators can also be involved! Learn more at the Every Kid in a Park website. The pass provides free park entrance for the holder and up to 3 adults, ages 16 and older, and is valid for the duration of the 4th grade school year through the following summer (September - August); train ride fares are extra. Visit http://store.usgs.gov/pass/everykid.html to apply.
"America the Beautiful" Volunteer Pass - Annual - $0.00
A "Volunteer Pass" is an Annual Pass awarded to those individuals who volunteer 250 hours at one or more recreation sites managed by five Federal agencies as a way to say "thank you!" The pass provides free park entrance to the holder (ID required) and up to 3 adults, ages 16 and older. Visit http://store.usgs.gov/pass/volunteer.html for information.