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Address: 80 E Corydon St, Bradford, PA 16701-6520
Phone Number: +1 814-368-9370
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Welcome Center for visitors traveling to the Allegheny National Forest and...

Welcome Center for visitors traveling to the Allegheny National Forest and the amazing Kinzua Sky Walk. Stop in for FREE maps, trail information, local event, and tourism and travel information on local attractions. Visitors Guide & Map, Dining Guide, Scenic Drive Brochure & Map, and ANF recreation maps are free. Our trained staff will assist you in planning your visit to the area. Learn about the major attractions such as the Kinua Bridge State Park and the 600+ miles of year-round, multi-purpose trails. Info on local shops and local restaurants. Welcome Center is a Pennsylvania Route 6 Artisan stop-we offer local photography, original artwork, photo note cards and books and DVD's about the region can be purchased.

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Gateway to the Kinzua Sky Walk

The visitor center is new and a great introduction to the Kinzua Sky Walk and its history. We loved the interactive exhibits and their interesting blend of high quality audio and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 13, 2016
Frank M
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Cheswick, Pennsylvania
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Cheswick, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

The visitor center is new and a great introduction to the Kinzua Sky Walk and its history. We loved the interactive exhibits and their interesting blend of high quality audio and video in what appears as turn of the century cogs, wheels, and industrial controls.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

I thought it was going to be just bigger, and maybe cooler?? But it was a great stop and free attraction with friendly folks who work there... cute little museum about engineering and nature.. the bridge was a 3 minute walk... the trails were way too difficult for older people...

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Linda D, Public Relations Manager at Allegheny National Forest Visitors Bureau, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, I'm sorry you weren't impressed with the skywalk and the scenery from the partial glass overlook at the end. The skywalk goes out 624 feet, at a height of 225 feet into the Kinzua Gorge. Happy to hear staff was friendly and accommodating. There is a second trail the staff should have mentioned-the General Kane... More 

Battle Creek, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

We were passing through Allegheny National Forest on a road trip. We only had half day allocated to a rather substantial national park, so we stopped at the visitor center for recommendations on maximizing our experience. In about a 5 - 10 minute discussion, the woman we spoke with had highlighted a map for us to follow that would allow... More 

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Danville, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2016

A day trip for us turned into a 14-hour excursion because there is more to see than we thought! The rangers are all very helpful and friendly. Trails were appropriate to our family and the scenery is astounding. There are many places to stop for a meal, to stay the night, and there is an abundance of history in the... More 

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Linda D, Manager at Allegheny National Forest Visitors Bureau, responded to this review

Trevor, Thank you for taking the time to review our area-it is always helpful to future travelers to learn from others who have visited! I totally agree-we are lucky to have such amazing things to see & do here in the ANF Region! Linda More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2016

I came here with a friend to explore and to take photographs. We were so pleased with the view, the history of the place and how fun it was to walk around in the valley where all the wreckage was. The walk down is fine but going back up is a little bit of hike although there is a path.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2016

We went for a drive and although it was an overcast, rainy day, it was still so beautiful. There are cabins for rent. Places for tent camping and RV hookup. There is a store in the park and a laundry room. There are shower facilities as well.

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Mercer, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2015

I was on business in Bradford, PA, and wanted to stop to get some information before I left the area. I want to thank Claudia for taking the time, listening to my interest and providing me the appropriate information. I left with the right information to experience the ANF they way we'd like to, hiking and biking. Thanks!!

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western NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2015

I made this my first stop in the area. The bureau is housed in the old post office building which is cool. I had just planned to browse the brochures and pick up what looked interesting, but a woman at her desk came out to greet me with a big smile. She asked the right questions to determine my interests... More 

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Jefferson, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2015

We stopped by becaus the building looked gorgeous, however we met a lady indise that was well aquianted with the area. she gave us a map of the Allegheny park and showed us many places that were good to go check out. If you are new to the area go check this place out.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2015

Excellent info, excellent, cheerful, enthusiastic service!! The brochure and trail maps I received helped me plan some day trips and gave me good idea of the "must" attractions!,

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