Kinzua Bridge State Park

Adventure at Its Best

Enjoy Expansive Views

The Great Kinzua Sky Walk - McKean County, PALocated at the Kinzua Bridge State Park, 1721 Lindholm Drive, Mt. Jewett, Pennsylvania, the breathtaking Kinzua Sky Walk features a partial glass floor and an octagon shaped overlook.

The Kinzua Sky Walk towers high above Kinzua Creek which laces its way across the bottom of the Kinzua Gorge. Visitors can walk out onto the skywalk and enjoy stunning vistas from a height of over 300 feet.
Built on the historic towers of the Kinzua Viaduct, the Kinzua Sky Walk provides a historical link to the railroad, timber and industrial might of northern Pennsylvania during the 1800’s.

For additional information download the Kinzua Sky Walk Brochure and watch the Kinzua Sky Walk Video.

Kinzua Bridge State Park Amenities

Kinzua Sky Walk - McKean County, PAThe General Kane Trail, named after Thomas Leiper Kane, is a 1-mile loop hiking trail. It leads visitors through the forested areas that were ravished by the tornado of 2003. Expect to view a diverse sampling of tree species, including the American Chestnut along with the opportunity to catch a glimpse of a wide variety of bird species. This is a family friendly trail, suitable for all ages and is rated moderate in difficulty.

The Kinzua Bridge State Park offers lovely picnic areas, interpretive programs, and a park pavilion that can be rented out. Many weddings and special events have been held at the park; please speak with the park manager to schedule group events. For additional information or to rent the park pavilion please call 814-778-5467.

Food and beverages are not available at the park, so please plan ahead by bringing a picnic lunch to enjoy dining in the great outdoors with the great Kinzua Sky Walk as your backdrop.

Celebrating 50 Years!

Kinzua Bridge State Park - 50 YearsSelected as Pennsylvania’s Park of the Year in 2012, Kinzua Bridge State Park is celebrating its 50th Anniversary in 2013. Group tours and motorcoaches are welcome. Please call the park office to schedule free tours: 814-778-5467. Schedule a Group Tour.

Special events for 2013 include:

  • Discover History Day – Saturday, July 6 from 11 am to 2 pm
  • 18th Annual Kinzua Bridge Fall Festival, Saturday & Sunday, September 21 & September 22
  • Discover Heritage Day – Saturday, October 5 from 12 Noon to 5 pm

Want to Know More?

Order – Tracks Across the Sky – Public Television Documentary on the Kinzua Viaduct – 30 minute DVD
Order – The Great Kinzua Bridge, hardcover book – Author Jim Gates, Photography – Ed Bernik

Plan Your Trip

For the adventurous, soar above the sky walk in a Vintage Bi-Plane. You will fly through the air with the wind in your face as you view the park and the sky walk from above. Nearby accommodations are available in Lantz Corners, Kane, Smethport, and Bradford and include Bed & Breakfasts, hotels, motels and RV camping and cabins. Lodging.


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