One of the Top 10 Most Beautiful Skywalks in the World
Walk the Tracks Across the Sky
Selected as “One of the World’s Top 10 Most Beautiful Skywalks and Viewpoints in the World” by the Culture Trip, U.K. The Kinzua Sky Walk is an engineering marvel with breathtaking views of the Kinzua Gorge. Located at the Kinzua Bridge State Park in northwestern Pennsylvania, the skywalk was constructed on six of the historic Kinzua Viaduct massive steel towers remaining after the tornado of 2003. The Kinzua Viaduct was once the highest and longest railroad viaduct in the world.
The Kinzua Sky Walk extends out 624 feet into the Kinzua Gorge offering panoramic views. The skywalk features a walkway with a set of railroad tracks leading to the end of the overlook which has a partial glass floor. At a stunning height of 225 feet above the valley floor, visiting the Kinzua Sky Walk is an exciting opportunity to “Walk the Tracks across the Sky.”
Park amenities include forestland picnic areas, a park pavilion-available for rental, hiking trails and the new Kinzua Bridge State Park Visitors Center. The access road to the park is the Kinzua Bridge Scenic Byway a shared use road for bicycling. History of the Kinzua Viaduct
Three documentary videos are available for purchase online: Tracks Across the Sky, Trains Across the Kinzua Bridge; The History of the Knox & Kane and B & O Railroads; as well as The Kinzua Bridge.
The Kinzua Bridge Visitors Center is located at the edge of the Kinzua Gorge. Arriving at the entrance visitors are greeted by huge steel towers flanking the doorway. The new 11,000 sq. ft. building features two exhibit halls with displays showcasing the three E’s – Engineering, Energy and the Environment. The flagship PA Wilds Cooperative Artisan Shop features handcrafted and handmade items from the region. Modern classrooms welcome school groups and special functions. Online Educational Resource Guide
Motorcoach groups are welcome! To reserve a group tour date, or to request a park staff guided tour or park program for motorcoach or school groups, please contact their office at: 814-778-5467 or register online.
To Rent the Pavilion, use this Online Registration form.
Driving Directions: Kinzua Bridge State Park is four miles north of US 6 at Mt. Jewett, Pennsylvania, on SR 3011. For Google GPS: the driving address is 296 Viaduct Road, Mt. Jewett, PA, 16740.
GPS DD: N 41 degrees 45.078 W 78 degrees 34.846
8:00 am to 6:00 pm, 7 days a week
The Skywalk is open from 8 am to dusk.
Admission is free to both the park and the skywalk.
Kinzua Bridge State Park – Kinzua Sky Walk – Kinzua Bridge Visitors Center