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Johnstown Inclined Plane

Johnstown, PA
+1 814-536-1816
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Great view of Johnstown

It's a neat experience. Stated to be the steepest worldwide. It is steep. Parking wasn't bad. Half... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2016
via mobile
Great view of the city

Along with a great view, you can see the workings that move these cars up the incline. the massive... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2016
Joe H
Loretto, Pennsylvania
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Built to remove citizens from Johnstown in case of a flood, this is the world's steepest vehicular inclined plane.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Johnstown, PA
+1 814-536-1816
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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

It's a neat experience. Stated to be the steepest worldwide. It is steep. Parking wasn't bad. Half the employees were helpful. The gift shop is pretty sparce. We road bottom to top without our car. Once we were up for 15 min, it shut down...More

Thank Cyn96
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Along with a great view, you can see the workings that move these cars up the incline. the massive winch drum is impressive to see. Image how that was made in the 1890s and some how placed in this building at the top of the...More

Thank Joe H
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed the ride up and the view of the city. $4/pp for a 5min ride. Small gift shop and ice cream shop at top. The ride operates every 15minutes and isn't open in the morning.

Thank Wendy C
Reviewed 24 July 2016

I was staying in Johnstown on Business and saw the incline and just wanted to experience it. WOW was it ever a great experience. From the history, not only of the incline but, the city itself, to the visitors center at the top that gives...More

1  Thank BaldnRed
Reviewed 23 July 2016

My husband and I took our two teenage boys while we were driving through the area sightseeing in PA. The incline is a little hard to get to, but definitely worth it - what a view! Very unusual that you don't get to see anywhere...More

Thank Mich S
Reviewed 21 July 2016

The inclined plane cost only $4, it's a short trip, not something you spend alot of time on. If you're in Johnstown anyway, and not afraid of heigts, it's worth it for the excellent vistas from the time. Bring your camera

Thank dovidk
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Tram was closed the day we visited. There was no update on the website. So disappointed. In this day and age of technology there is no excuse for lack of information. Would not recommend to anyone. 😁

1  Thank cheryl m
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Such a beautiful view when you reach the top. This is a must if you are in Johnstown. Operators were nice! Take time to stay when you reach the top. Cute gift store.

Thank Clemsonmom2017
Reviewed 12 July 2016

One of the steepest passenger and auto inclines in the USA that is a must stop whe visitng Johnstown . Take a view of the city from the Viewing platform at the the top ( best location view of the city ). iIf you have...More

Thank chico39
Reviewed 11 July 2016

After spending most of the day visiting the Johnstown Flood National Memorial and the Johnstown Flood Museum, it was fun just to walk on board the Johnstown Incline Plane for a ride to the top of the mountain. Really cool and an awesome view to...More

Thank Kathy R
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24 July 2017|
Response from Robert R | Reviewed this property |
Adults are $5 round-trip ($3 one-way), kids 2-12 $3 ($2 one-way), cars $8 (with driver) one-way, motorcycles $6 (with rider) one-way. Current rates are available on the web site under "visitor-information"
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Response from bwdailey | Reviewed this property |
I would think no wait whatsoever.....
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Response from pegm103 | Reviewed this property |
Yes pets are allowed.