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Johnstown Inclined Plane

Built after the Johnstown flood of 1889, the Inclined Plane's original purpose was to connect downtown with the higher grounds of Westmont Borough in order to develop that area residentially. During Johnstown's two other floods in 1936 and 1977, the Incline became a lifesaver, helping people to escape downtown as well as to ship supplies into the valley. The Johnstown Inclined Plane is the steepest vehicular incline in the world, meaning its 30' cars, which are large enough to hold 65 people, 6 motorcycles, or a vehicle, travel at the steepest grade for cars their size. No trip to Johnstown is complete without a visit to our world-famous Inclined Plane.

LOCATION & CONTACT INFO

  • 711 Edgehill Drive , Johnstown, PA 15909 (Cambria)
  • GPS Coordinate: LAT 40.3254 LONG -78.9288
  • P: 814-536-1816
  • E: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
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HOURS

  • Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, June, July, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
  • 2 hours
  • 7 day s a week
    • Monday-Friday, 8:00:00 AM; Saturday & Sunday, 9:00 AM
    • Sunday -Thursday, 10:00 PM, Friday & Saturday, 11:00 PM
    • See hours of opertation for special winter hours. Extended hours for special events.

FEATURES & AMENITIES

  • Bus Parking
  • Children Welcome
  • Credit Crads Accepted
  • Group Rates
  • Guided Tour
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Individual Bills
  • Public Restrooms
  • Self-Guided Tour